Change is scary, Especially when it comes to services you use every day. Google is changing the design of Gmail to make it more in line with changes in the company’s other services. But if you see the new look and hate it, you can still hold on to the old look for a while. It’s unclear how long this option will last, but now you can switch back to the previous design with just a few clicks.
You may know when an update arrives in your Gmail account. The first things you’ll probably notice are the new colors, a blue shade for messages, and a thicker compose button. Give it a try. If you decide you want to go back to the old look, open up your Gmail inbox and, if necessary, look away from that menacing light blue compose button.click settings gear icon in the upper right corner of the page, then select return to original view. You’ll be prompted to provide feedback to Google about why you’d like to see the older version. The text box can be left blank.when you click Reload button and return to the time.
Repeat these steps if you change your mind and actually want to use Google’s new Gmail look. In addition to looking different, the redesign adds Google Chat, Spaces, and Meet to the Gmail main menu on the left side of the screen. When someone tries to message you via Google Chat or Spaces, a notification bubble will appear at the bottom left of the screen.
Design nerds eager to learn more about this giant Compose button and the thinking behind it should study the latest iteration of Google’s design language, Material Design 3, and how it affects your online visual experience, from shape and size to color vibrancy.
In the new Gmail redesign, users still have the option to tweak some features that change the look of their inbox.click gear icon see below density part. Here, you can toggle between three options to adjust how tightly your emails appear.Control the message displayed at the top of the page Inbox type. To use a photo or illustration as your Gmail background, click view all inside theme section, select the image you want, and click save.
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