Gmail Paper lets you get physical

Gmail Paper lets you get physical

Summary: It's been in the making for several months, but now after finalizing their output and distribution techniques, they are finally going live with a new service on Gmail's birthday.  It's called "Gmail Paper".

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It's been in the making for several months, but now after finalizing their output and distribution techniques, they are finally going live with a new service on Gmail's birthday.  It's called "Gmail Paper".


It lets you receive physical copies of important (or even spam) messages without the need for your own printer.  The cost?  Completely free!  I have already ordered up all 17,000 messages labeled "spam" in my Gmail.

A New Button
Now in Gmail, you can request a physical copy of any message with the click of a button, and we'll send it to you in the mail.

Simplicity Squared
Google will print all messages instantly and prepare them for delivery. Allow 2-4 business days for a parcel to arrive via post.

Total Control
A stack of Gmail Paper arrives in a box at your doorstep, and it’s yours to keep forever. You can read it, sort it, search it, touch it. Or even move it to the trash—the real trash. (Recycling is encouraged.)

Keep it Secret, Keep it Safe
Google takes privacy very seriously. But once your email is physically in your hands, it's as secure as you want to make it.

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  • Myth

    Computers save paper.
    Save a tree. Don't use Gmail Paper.
    D T Schmitz
    • A Very Elaborate...

      ...April Fool's Day to you also!
      D T Schmitz
  • Someone does realize Gmail left beta, right?

    Look at the new feature's link or try to sign up for gmail. No more invitation required! I thnk we finally have left beta in gmail today. Here's to hoping Gdrive comes out, if ever:D
    fshy00
    • No, it hasnt

      If you look at the title image, it still displays beta on the bottom right

      As far as im concered, its still beta. But what isnt these days?
      :D
      Pengwin
      • True, but....

        Gmail does no longer require invites, which everyone has ignored pretty much. I thought they might make it leave beta, but, they didn't, as google loves beta...its more like zeta by now, lol
        fshy00
  • Gmail Paper

    It seems Gmail Paper is only for the US, I don't see the Paper Archive on the Inbox or individual message.
    lchene
  • April's fool

    This has to be an April's fool joke.
    gbonato
  • It may be an April Fool's Joke....

    but, it is no joke about the limitation on GMAIL. I have had to eliminate several hundreds of emails from 2 years ago to make room for new email. Some of them probably should have been deleted but got passed up somehow with the busy life; others, I really didn't want to delete them due to their information that they contained. It would have been nice if, there the "unlimited" email isn't as fast in building itself up than the email generated and/or received, we could print things up and have them available for future reference.
    txbluebonnet