A new interactive feature is rolling out right now for users of the Gmail app, and the feature is available on both the iOS and Android versions of Gmail. You may or may not have heard of this new feature before, but it’s called dynamic email. With the new dynamic email feature, you’ll find that Gmail is now starting to become interactive. Google is trying to make email more interactive overall and this new feature is going to help in that goal.
What the Gmail Dynamic Email Feature is All About
Dynamic email might be something you’ve heard about before if you keep up with Gmail. Google, in particular, has been trying to find ways to make email a more interactive experience, and dynamic email is a part of this new quest. Google released the dynamic email feature in July for those using the web version.
We’re very happy to report that the dynamic email feature has now been released for the iOS and Android apps. This update is happening as we speak but may take two weeks to hit your device. You’ll be able to do a whole lot more with this feature, and it allows you to interact with your email and calendar in a whole new way.
With dynamic email, you can actually respond to questionnaires right there on the screen. This new feature also means you can interact with the invites from your calendar. The old way of doing things was to simply click a link from your email that would then open up in a browser.
Dynamic email allows you to do a ton of activities and tasks right from Gmail itself. You’ll even be able to actually go into your email message and browse an entire catalog, as opposed to having to open a link or find the catalog online. It’s going to save you a lot of time overall.
The time-saving could make you more productive in both your professional and personal life. If you haven’t used the web version in a while, then you really are missing out on what this feature is capable of doing. Since most people do rely on the iOS or Android version of Gmail, we’re excited that the feature is no longer limited to the web version.
Dynamic Email in Gmail Apps Allows for Commenting on Docs from Email
One of the best features of dynamic email is that you can comment on a Google Doc right from your email. You’ll be able to comment once you get the notification in your Gmail inbox. This means you won’t need to open up the Google Docs app in order to comment anymore. We’re happy with this because this option is going to save you time. The ability to comment right away also keeps you from being distracted. If you use Google Docs a lot for work, you’re going to love the ability to comment right from the email notification.
What we also really like about the new dynamic email feature in Gmail is that it makes all of your emails current. This means that you will be able to see all of the tasks you have to do for your job in the most up-to-date manner. This will come in handy if you have a job where you need to check the status of various orders. We love that those emails will now be easier than ever before to see and it’s all updated in real-time.
Dynamic Email Support Extends Beyond Google & Gmail
While dynamic email is a feature that you can find now in Gmail, it’s actually being supported by other email services too. Both Yahoo Mail and Outlook are also supporting this new dynamic email feature. Even Mail.Ru has decided to support this new interactive experience. The good news with the Gmail version of this feature is that it’s available for both G Suite users and the free Gmail users out there. So it’s not like you have to be using G Suite in order to get the interactive experience.
Google Docs might be one of the most well-known senders out there to support dynamic email, but other senders are also supporting it too. Some of these other senders in support include Pinterest, Doodle, RedBus, Freshworks, Nexxt, Ecwid, and Booking.com. There’s a registration program out right now that Google is using to review companies who wish to begin sending dynamic emails.
Lastly, if you don’t want to use the new interactive email setup you don’t have to. Google has an option within the Gmail app that allows you to disable the feature. Just head into the “Settings” for Gmail to change back to the static version. Changing the setting would prevent the new interactive feature from appearing. We want to hear from you in the comments below on whether or not you’ve tried out the dynamic email feature yet.
Have you tried or used dynamic email in the web version of Gmail yet? The web version has been out for a few months now, so we are assuming some of you have used this feature already. We want to know whether you liked it in the web version and whether or not you’re happy it’s now available on iOS and Android. Let us know below if you are a fan or this new interactive experience or if you like the static version better. What else can Google do to make email a more interactive and immersive experience?