Gmail: Gmail on mobile set to show flight details, purchases prominently – Latest News

Gmail: Gmail on mobile set to show flight details, purchases prominently - Latest News
NEW DELHI: For a long time, Gmail has been showing a summary of user’s travel on top of the emails on the web. It seems that now Google is bringing the same functionality to its app.

As reported by 9to5Mac, Google is all set to bring a card format on the Gmail app for both Android and iOS users. The tech giant is will soon show the summary of the user’s flight and orders on top of the emails in the card-like format.

The report adds, whenever a user will get an email for an upcoming flight or about an order placed online, a card will get displayed just below the email. In case of flight bookings, the card will show information like passenger name, confirmation number, landing time, take-off time, seat number, and duration of the flight. In case the email also consists of the details of returning flight then the card will display that as well.

On the other hand, when it comes to online purchases then Gmail user will see details like the name of the retailer, item purchased, and the total cost of the purchase. The report adds that the feature works for Google Play and not for Amazon. Some of the purchase cards will also contain more details like tracking your package.

The report also reveals that Google has started rolling out this update for both Android and iOS users.

Recently, Google announced that it will allow business and education users on Gmail to directly take calls Google Meet. The integration of Meet with e-mail is the first of several features being launched ahead of schedule because of a surge in demand for video conferencing, Google vice president Javier Soltero told Reuters.

The company also revealed that Meet, which is available on a desktop browser or through mobile apps, was adding 2 million new users per day and had more than 100 million education users across 150 countries. Google is not charging customers for upgrades to Meet-related features like large video calls during a six-month period ending in September.

By Jaztech

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