Gmail for G Suite brings chat and video calling feature similar to Microsoft and Slack

Google has refreshed the design for Gmail for G Suite. It now adds other communication tools like Rooms, Meets and more within the app.

Search giant Google is always in hunt for making new products and services. The company always utilizes the opportunity to manufacture products, whose leaks are surfacing on Internet. Now, the company has unveiled the fresh look for Gmail for G Suite business users. This new look has been unveiled even before the start of Google Cloud Conference. The company official shares that the app is no more Gmail rather it becomes the combination of all of the Google’s communication platforms. This combination will include Gmail, Chats, Meets and Rooms.

Gmail for G Suite: Availability

Currently, this new design for Gmail is available as an early access preview only for the selected users. The company claims that the new design for Gmail will be roll out to all the G Suite users in the later part of the year. For now, the consumers can use the consumer version of mailing application. The company also assures that the consumer version will also have some changes in coming times. The officials states that they are actively thinking about enhancing the user experience for all the customers who are and want to be the part of G Suite.

Google revamps Gmail for G Suite
Google to add audio and video calling feature to Gmail for G Suite like Microsoft Team and Slack

Gmail for G Suite: New Features

Javier Soltero, a Google Official says that the all new Google Gmail design will work like as “integrated workspace” for G Suite. This new design will make it easier for the users to switch between different modes of communications. Users can communicate without accessing multiple applications at the same time. This experience will be similar to what users get in Microsoft Team and Facebook Slack. Also Read: LG will no longer make smartphone, exits from the smartphone business

To recall, this Microsoft Team offers a well organized mailing system along with option to schedule voice and video calls as well. All these features are well integrated within the app. Currently, Google is finding ways to put all the communication tools under one app i.e. Gmail. The company wants all the features to be available to both on user’s smartphone and desktop version of app. With such an integrated app, users will be able to set a Do Not Disturb across all the communication platform at once using this revamped Gmail for G Suite.

Gmail for G Suite: Applications

Users can search chats as easily as they would do on native Gmail app. The company claims that such integration will allow users to quickly join video call from within the chat itself. Users can easily forward the chat messages on their inbox. Even, the can create a task list directly from the chat message itself The main objective for Google to launch such an integrated app is to take on the tough competitors like Microsoft Teams and Slack. Also, The Google want to provide its own customer base with holistic ecosystem for all of its organizational needs. We have to wait and watch, if this integrated app will attracts the users.

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