Gmail won a significant characteristic at I/O 2018 within the type of Smart Compose. However, the hot offline mode has been silently enabled for desktop customers too, changing the Gmail Offline Chrome app.
The mode permits you to learn messages, seek your inbox, and queue messages for sending — with out an web connection. Android customers have had offline options for some time, however desktop enhance is a boon for other people with restricted connectivity.
How to get the Gmail offline mode
To get right of entry to offline mode, you must be the use of the Chrome internet browser, as that is the one supported browser. You’ll additionally want an web connection to enable offline mode for the primary time.
From right here, you must enable the new-look Gmail by way of clicking the settings/tools icon > take a look at the hot Gmail. Once you’ve enabled the hot take on Gmail, you’ll want to consult with the settings/tools icon > settings > offline tab. You’ll then need to tick the “enable offline mail” field.
Once you’ve ticked the field, you’ll be able to tweak sync length (e.g. storing emails for seven days, 30 days or 90 days), and make a choice whether or not to obtain attachments when syncing. Using a public computer? Then you’ll additionally need to be certain your offline information is deleted whilst you sign off. This may also be completed by way of ticking the field categorized “remove offline data from my computer.”
Once you’re proud of the settings, click on the “save changes” button on the backside of the menu.
Google says the legacy Gmail Offline app for Chrome will probably be discontinued in “late 2018,” so when you’re nonetheless the use of it, you’d higher transfer to the built-in mode sooner than you’re left within the lurch.