Gmail update turns addresses, phone numbers, emails into links

20 September, 2017, 00:47 | Author: Lorena Waters
  • Gmail just hyperlinked a LOT of emails

Google has also added other new features to Gmail like Smart Reply, while investing in other machine learning innovations for its other G Suite products.

Gmail users often exchange information like addresses and phone numbers with each other to set up meetings, introduce colleagues, and plan events. All the users of Gmail for iOS and Android should therefore have, by the end of Tuesday 19 September 2017, with an improved ergonomics. Selecting a phone number, meanwhile, will dial a call in Hangouts or your default phone app if you're on mobile.

Now, instead of having to copy and paste this information from email to another app, Gmail will detect contact information, phone numbers, and addresses and then convert them into links, which open a relevant app when clicked. Though you will not be able to make calls yet you will be able to launch Google Maps and start with a new email just by a single click on your computer. The alert from Gmail will come in form of a box, letting iOS users know how it is leading to an untrusted website.

Google's Gmail was updated to include hyperlinks for contacts, phone numbers, and addresses too.

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Today, Google also updated its mobile app for iOS to provide related article suggestions to people reading online content on their Apple devices. What do you think about the new feature?

Google has been working on bringing a host of other features to its popular email programs over the past year.

Google informed that address link will be directed to Google Maps and email address link will open a new compose window. But, it might take up to three days for users to actually see the feature.

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