Google announced a slew of upcoming features of Gmail and Hangouts Chats at Cloud Next 2019 in April to assist increase productivity. “Out of office” The integration of the calendar will start to roll out in the coming weeks to these two apps.
A common workplace situation today is to send an email only to receive an auto-responder message from an out – of-office (OOO). Google will better show your OOO reminders to coworkers to reduce this incidence. However, this needs you to notice in Google Calendar planned downtime and absences.
In Gmail, after entering an email address, a beige banner will appear at the bottom of the compose screen. It notes their complete name and when it is anticipated that they will return. At the bottom of the direct message threads in Hangouts Chat, an identical notification will also appear.
It also operates well with Gmail scheduling, with Google finding other benefits for both you and the sender of this OOO function.
Notices are intended for G Suite domains when someone whose calendar you have access to is planned for an out-of-office case. OOO can also be disabled in Gmail and Hangouts Chat by default:
This OOO function will roll out to Gmail first and then to Hangouts Chats next month with full availability.