Try experimental features in Gmail

Experimental features are pre-releases that you can turn on to test and share feedback about. You can opt in to experimental features in your Gmail settings.

Get access to experimental features

You can only turn on access to experimental features from your computer using the new Gmail.

Note: Google does not offer any support for experimental features. Google reserves the right to change these services or even remove them at any time. 

To turn on Experimental Access, you'll need to use your computer. 

  1. In the top right corner, click SettingsSettings and then Settings. If you haven’t started using the new Gmail yet, click Try the new Gmail
  2. Under “General,” scroll down to Experimental Access.
  3. Click the box to Enable experimental access.
  4. At the bottom of the page, click Save changes.

Now, you have access to experimental features.

Change settings for experimental features

When you have access to experimental features, you’ll be able to customize the settings for each from the Settings. To change settings for experimental features:

  1. In the top right corner, click SettingsSettings and then Settings. If you haven’t started using the new Gmail yet, click Try the new Gmail
  2. Under “General,” scroll down to look for the features that have the experiment iconExperiment.
  3. Next to each feature, click choose to turn it on or off.

Available experiments 

We currently don’t have any experiments that are active now. Keep your “Experimental access” turned on to try new features as they become available. 

 

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