How To Stop Google From Tracking You Via Gmail

Stopping Google tracking you via your Gmail account is very important, to help keep your privacy over the internet.

Gmail is part of Google Account services from Google Inc, that is a popular email service — but the Search giant has been using this platform to track us each and everyday online.

If you are new to this email service, you should notice that there are several features designed to make your email experience smoother.

One such feature is Smart Reply, which allows users to suggest phrases and quick replies. The feature works by scanning your messages and preparing what you think are appropriate responses.

Google declared in 2017 that — 12% of responses in the service were smart responses which is the most used features.

This feature is very useful sometimes, other people also find it a bit worrisome. This happens because it is powered by artificial intelligence algorithms that scan your mail.

In today’s article, I would like to show you the steps involved in how to stop Google from tracking you via Gmail in 2021.

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How To Stop Google From Tracking You Via Gmail

I believe you want to turn off Smart Replies and prevent Google from tracking you via your email service, follow these steps given below.

  • Log in to your Gmail account, and then click on the gear icon at the top right of the screen.
  • In the pop-up window that appears, click on the View all settings link at the top.
  • Scroll down on the screen that appears and choose the option to turn off Smart Reply.

Smart Typing works with AI to learn from your writing style and suggest sentences before you complete them. Like the smart replies feature. The smart typing feature is useful and efficient. And if the thought of Gmail tracking you bothers you, it’s easy to turn it off.

How to Turn Off Smart Typing in Gmail

Now, you can follow the steps below to do this:

  • Log in to your Gmail account and then click on the gear icon at the top right of the screen.
  • In the pop-up window that appears, click on the View all settings link at the top.
  • Under the Smart Typing section, choose the option to turn off Smart Typing personalization.
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After doing all these, you need to also turn off automatic reminders that you might not want Google’s algorithm to be checking your Gmail.

How to turn off automatic Reminders in Gmail

This feature suggests emails that you may want to reply to or follow up on. And if there is a need to reply to an email. The original text will appear at the top of your inbox.

Check below for how to turn off automatic reminders in your Gmail account.

  • Log in to your Gmail account and then click on the gear icon at the top right of the screen.
  • In the pop-up window that appears, click on the View all settings link at the top.
  • Uncheck the two options under the Automatic reminders section.

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