Google is testing a new feature for Gmail, which is the ability to send e-mail messages confidential expire, or allows emails to self-destructive.
Service is Gmail Gmail from Google is one of the most popular email services in the world, has enjoyed great fame thanks to its simplicity, and a range of powerful features that they possess, and ease of use, where the service provides a web version in addition to apps for Android and iOS iOS.
Although customers use Android and iOS to multi dimensional, but the interface of the web version has not been updated for years, which is what Google’s push earlier this month to talk about developing a completely new design for this fact, in addition to access to many new features including smart reply, the ability to postpone emails, and offline.
It seems that Google is testing a new feature for Gmail, which is the ability to send e-mail messages confidential expire, or allows email messages self-destructing, according to a report published by website TechCrunch explains that the e-mail services must be compatible with many email providers and email clients in order to provide such a feature.
However, this does not prevent Google, so that the company abandon the protocols POP3 / IMAP / SMTP simple, so that’s supposed to feature works email messages that expire are similar to that for e-mail messages that expire in ProtonMail where e-mail becomes unreadable after some time.
According to the screenshots posted there is a small lock icon in the window to create a new email message carries the name of “Confidential Mode”, which stipulates that the e-mail recipient won’t be able to redirect the content of e-mail or copy or paste it or download it or print it.
This allows users to select the expiration date so choose their email messages after one week or one month or multiple years, as they can also claim the e-mail recipient to confirm his identity using a passcode is sent via text message.
It should be noted the leadership of Google definitely it is working on the new design was introduced to serve gimli in a few weeks, and may be provide this new feature along with the new version or later, as the company has yet to confirm any details related to this.
Source: Google choose e-mail messages self-destructing in gimli