Google Gmail update: Everything you need to know

Google is adding a new option that lets users opt-out of having their Gmail, Chat, and Meet data used to offer smart features like Smart Compose and Smart Reply. Previously Gmail users able to toggle these individual features on and off, the new toggle disables the background data processing that makes them possible. Google says the new option will roll out “in the coming weeks.”

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If you opt-out from features like smart compose and If you choose to not allow smart features in Gmail, Chat, and Meet to use your data, then you won’t be getting automatic email categorization into the Promotions, Social, and Primary inboxes, you won’t be able to use smart compose while typing an email and more things that Google makes easy for you.

Its all upto the users whether they want to share data to the Google or be more private.

In the coming weeks, we’re launching yet another way to put you in control of your data and the Google experience, with a new setting for smart features and personalization in Gmail.

Soon, you’ll see a new setting for controlling whether your data in Gmail, Meet and Chat can be used to offer “smart” features in these and other Google products.

These new settings are designed to reduce the work of understanding and managing that process, in view of what we’ve learned from user experience research and regulators’ emphasis on comprehensible, actionable user choices over data


On the other hand, Google is making big changes in its offerings. Google’s new policy will come into action from 1 June 2021, that Google may shut the accounts of those users who have been inactive for two years.