Google will force you to switch to the new Gmail whether you want it or not - here's when you'll get it
Prachi BhardwajJun 7, 2018, 12.11 AM
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Google recently announced a massive update to its popular email platform. So far, it's given personal account holders and company admins (who run company's G Suite accounts) the choice to leave their Gmail inboxes as-is, or to opt into the new Gmail, which comes with a new look and a lot of new features. If they don't enjoy the experience, users and admins are welcome to opt back out.
That's no longer going to be the case in a matter of months, as Google announced in a post to its G Suite blog on Tuesday. Users attached to the 'old' Gmail and companies wary of the changes will have to get on board, because Google will be pushing the update on all users over the course of the next few months.
To prepare users and IT departments for the inevitable changes, Google laid out a timeline that basically says 'this is happening, whether you like it or not.' Take a look: