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Gmail UPDATE: Google is removing this massive gmail feature this weekend

Gmail UPDATE: Google is removing this massive gmail feature this weekend (Pic: GETTY)

IFTTT, or If this, Then That and Gmail will no longer be compatible from next week.

Google is rolling out new API restrictions net week which could hit IFTTT users hard.

The change means most of IFTTTs features will be blocked on Gmail.

Google announced certain third-party apps would no longer be able to connect to your email account for automation purpose.

IFTTT is an application which helps integrate certain online services.

Those who used IFTTT connected with Gmail were able to auto-save attachments, create reminders, send notifications, manage your calendar and more.

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“On March 31st, Google is implementing changes to their API ecosystem that will impact the Gmail service on IFTTT”

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Although this might sound like a nuisance, it is being rolled out with security and privacy in mind.

IFTTT made the announcement in a blog post: “On March 31st, Google is implementing changes to their API ecosystem that will impact the Gmail service on IFTTT.

“Unfortunately, this change means that all Gmail triggers and the Create a draft section will be removed from IFTTT.

“The Gmail actions Send an email and Send yourself an email will remain intact. Please sign in to view which of your Gmail Applets will be affected.”

Speaking about the wider implications of the change, IFTTT said: “Weve long had a good relationship with Google and we support their efforts to improve privacy and security, though we understand this change may be a disappointment to the communities that use these Applets.

“We look forward to working with Google in the future to bring new, sustainable services to IFTTT in ways that empower everyone to benefit from and control their data.”

So for those who use IFTTT to automate their Gmail account need to find a suitable replacement by March 31Read More – Source

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