Guide to the Gmail Interface

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Google has introduced a new Gmail interface that will help you manage your inbox and take action quicker. Check out the new features and learn how to navigate the new Gmail.


New Features To Explore

Action-packed sidebar

There is a new sidebar that includes Calendar, Keep and Tasks alongside messages. You can now quickly reference, create, or edit Calendar invites, capture ideas in Keep, or manage to-do lists in Tasks.

Snooze emails (and more)

Snooze emails to temporarily remove them from your inbox until you need them. The snoozed email will come back to the top of your inbox when you want it to, whether that is tomorrow, next week or when you get home. You can always see your snoozed items under Snoozed in the menu. 

Hover over a message (no need have to click into them) to RSVP to a meeting invitearchivedeletemark as read (or unread) or snooze.

Check out attachments

Attachments can be accessed before opening a message.

Calendar, Keep, and Tasks alongside messages 

Contacts have moved

To reduce clutter, Google has relocated your Contacts to the Apps drawer.

Contacts in Gmail App Drawer 


Restore Classic Gmail

Not interested in the new Gmail interface?

Go to the Settings menu, and click Go back to Classic University of Maryland, College Park Mail.

Go Back to Classic Gmail