And there are some new features as well as integrations that aim to make your whole experience with Google better and smarter than before.
Because it operates in the background, users can write an email, as they would normally, and Smart Compose will offer suggestions as they type.
Gmail users who wanted to access emails offline had two options up until now. There, the company also announces new features coming soon to their products. However, with this native support now rolling out, users no more need a separate app. If you have done this already, skip to the next step. In case you haven't done it yet, open Gmail, click on the gear icon on the top right and then click on "Try the new Gmail". Share your views with us and keep reading Fossbytes.
As mentioned above, you need to enable the new Gmail first. At the bottom of the compose box, you will notice a lock icon with a clock sign. Next head to the General tab of your Gmail settings. Now, scroll down and click on Save Changes.
It seems that anything you look at gets added to the offline cache automatically, though.
Once you've made your selections hit "Save Changes" and you'll be good to go.
The Confidential Mode is essentially a privacy-driven feature that lets you send emails with an expiration date - similar to self-destructing messages on Snapchat or Apple iMessage.
There are a few things to keep in mind.
Now, I agree, Google demonstrated Smart Compose by saying that it will ease the process of writing e-mails, whereas here, it is just offering word suggestions. They could use a third-party client like Thunderbird for that to gain offline access, or use a browser extension for the Chrome web browser which added offline capabilities to Google's mail service.
Google has come up with yet another interesting feature known as smart replies or suggested replies. It even knew when to type in a mailing address. "Smart Compose is not created to provide answers and may not always predict factually correct information", adds the Gmail support page.