How to send a confidential message in Gmail

Create a confidential message in Gmail

Gmail has a confidential mode that allows you to send messages and attachments, being sure that someone without authorization will not be able to access the information you have sent. It also allows you to set an expiration date for the emails or revoke access to them, a confidential message in Gmail is fully armored.

Google introduced its confidential mode in 2018 in order to make Gmail a more secure platform for its users.

The best thing is that a confidential message in Gmail can be easily sent through the computer or on the same mobile, there is no limitation in this regard. Here we will tell you what you need to do to activate this mode easily.

Send a confidential message in Gmail from your browser

– Log in to Gmail and click “Compose” a new message.

– Look for the icon of a locked clock to the right of the “Send” button, click on that icon.

– A pop-up window will appear where you will set each of the parameters as you like. We are talking about how long you want the recipients to have access to the email before it expires (from one day to five years).

– Below the expiration date, there is a category labeled “Require access code”. This is in case you want an additional layer of security, here you can select an SMS passcode.

From mobile

The procedure is the same for both iOS and Android, there will be no complications.

– Press on “Redact”.

– Tap on the three vertical dots in the upper right corner. Then, click on “Confidential mode”.

– Here you will also be free to set the expiration time and add an access code.

– When you have arranged the settings, a small window at the bottom of the sent message will show how long the mail will be enabled for.

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