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Gmail’s Confidential Mode on Android: How to Use and Send!

Here are the few simple steps that you can follow to know about how to use and send self-destructing emails from your Gmail on your Android device.

As we all know about the Google Gmail service, which let us send and receive emails easily and quickly, and we all know that the Google’s Gmail Service is free of cost. But, Google has always tried to offer the best service as possible as they can offer. And today, in this post, we will talk about the Google’s Gmail’s new feature called “Confidential Mode” which allows us to send self-destructing emails, Sound’s cool? Yes, the self-destructing emails, which is specially designed to send emails with Gmail’s confidential mode to help protect sensitive information from unauthorized access. As we have used this feature on Gmail, the Recipients of the confidential message will also not be able to forward, copy, print, and download the message you have sent to. So, if you are totally unaware of then, this article is for you.Gmail's Confidential Mode on Android title (1)

Here, in this post, we have mentioned the complete info about the Gmail’s Confidential Mode and has also mentioned that how you can use and send self-destructing emails using your existing Gmail account. So let’s have a look at below mentioned few simple steps, and we have also categorized so, that you can also get an idea about how to can use it on your Android device or also on your PC.

Send Messages & Attachments Confidentially: Android

Here are the few simple steps that you can follow to know about how to use and send self-destructing emails from your Gmail on your Android device. So. let’s have a look.
  • First of all, Open the Gmail app on your Android smartphone or tablet.
  • After that, tap on “Compose” (a pencil icon), which you can find at the bottom right side of the app interface.

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  • Now, fill all the fields such as From, Subject, Message, etc. (Which you want to!)
  • After that, tap the More icon, which you can find at the top right side of the app interface.

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  • Here, you will have to turn the Confidential Mode On.
  • And, then set an Expiration date, Passcode type, and other controls. (These settings will impact both the message text and any attachments.)
    • Here, you will have a two option to set a passcode, 1.) No SMS Passcode, 2.) SMS Passcode
    • If you choose “No SMS Passcode,” then the recipients will easily be able to open an email without any passcode.
    • If you choose “SMS passcode” passcode type, then you will need to set the recipient’s phone number in the required field so that the recipients will get a passcode by text message. And can easily be able to use the code to open the Confidential email that you have sent.

You are done! And this is how that you can easily send the emails with confidential mode using the Gmail app on Android smartphone or tablet. Hope you will like this post! And do share your comments related to this post in the comment section below.

How to set Limit on Viewing Email

Yes, you can easily be able to set the limit to your sent email, so that recipient can view your sent email only a once and then the email will expire automatically. This feature allows you to set the limit to your sent email and also helps you to stop your recipient from opening the email before the expiration date. So, let’s have a look at these few simple and easy steps:

  • First of all, Open the Gmail app on your Android smartphone or tablet.
  • Then, tap the “Menu” button, which you can find at the top left side of the app interface.
  • Here, scroll down and tap on Sent option, and open it.

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  • Now, open the email on which you want to remove access or want to set limit.
  • To set the limit just tap on “Remove Access” option, which you can find at the bottom of the app interface.

By tapping on Remove Access option, you will easily be able to set the limit to your self-destructing email that you have sent. You can check further information on the video below.

So, hope you like this post about how to use and send self-destructing emails from Gmail app on Android smartphone or tablet. If you have any questions, then tell us via the comment box, and do share your thoughts on this post in the comment section below.

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