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May 11, 2018 11:31 AM
PT During its product blitz at Google I/O 2018, the company unveiled Smart Compose, an AI-infused feature for Gmail. Smart Compose is like Gmail’s Smart Reply on steroids, drawing on the power of machine learning to suggest entire sentences as you type.

At least that was the promise onstage. Smart Compose recently rolled out in experimental form and at this point, the reality isn’t quite as revolutionary—but it’s still pretty cool.

The method for activating it isn’t obvious though. Here’s how to enable Smart Compose in Gmail.

Before you begin, you’ll need to be using the new Gmail experience. If you haven’t switched over yet, do so by clicking the Settings cog icon and selecting Try new Gmail.

(Don’t worry, you can swap back if you hate it.) You’ll need to go through a welcome screen and pick the interface of your choice. Once that’s done, you can turn on Smart Compose. Read more from…

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