Like before, you’ll receive a notification when someone requests permission on a Google Drive file you own. That message will soon feature an inline dropdown menu (Editor, Commeter, or Viewer), optional message field, and Share button that completes the action. There’s also the option to “Open share settings” in Drive.
Previously, you had to open the document in a new tab or app to manage the access request. The dynamic email will make it quicker and simpler to manage these requests and control access to your files.
As part of this new capability, Google notes a small change to the “from” address for access request messages: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Essentials, Business Starter, Business Standard, Business Plus, Enterprise Essentials, Enterprise Standard, Enterprise Plus, Education, Enterprise for Education, and Nonprofits customers, and users with personal Google Accounts
Google Drive dynamic emails are rolling out to Gmail today and will be fully available in the coming weeks.
More about Gmail:
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- Google Meet for Android redesigned to look like Gmail tab
- Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, and Meet getting new icons as part of Google Workspace
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