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Google Introduced File Transfer Feature In Gmail Chat


Earlier Google introduced Video Chat feature in Google Talk and now it is time for another great, but common feature. Google finally added File transfer facility in Gmail chat.

Google says this feature is also compatible with the file transfer functionality in the Google Talk downloadable software. Now you can share files directly from the web with folks who use the desktop version.

Google introduced good features like inserting images and undo send in Gmail and now File Transfer.

How To Send A File In GTalk Or GMail Chat?

Go to Actions Menu | Send a File

No download is required to access this feature. You can check the below image.

File transfer in iGoogle and orkut chat

File transfer in iGoogle and orkut chat

Image Credit : Official Google Talk Blog

Excerpts taken from Official Google Talk Blog,

“Have you ever wanted to quickly send a file to a friend whom you’re chatting with online? Starting today, you can share photos, documents, and other files while chatting in iGoogle and orkut. “

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      Very nice feature is provided by google takes lot of time but at last provide. thanks.

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      Gmail chat is browser-based chat which you use when you are using Google talk inside your Gmail.

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      Its great feature. its late by Google but thanks for it.

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      yes it is the very good feature now the file sharing is too easy through chat but some other chat client like skype already provide this feature for the users. Its ok now we can use this through Gmail.Thanks for sharing the nice information.

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      Gmail is one of the best mailing network but G mail is now introduced us a new feature that is file tranfering….awesome….i had use this feature….it work simply and convenient….i like this feature….waiting for this feature because all other chat clients like MSN and yahoo have that already……thankssss……………alot…

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      Tini | Inzone Internet

      About time, I think this way is very convenient and it’s google so it’s userfriendly too.

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      This is nice feature and we may be missing because all other chat clients like MSN and yahoo have that already

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      face lift

      Hey I have not noticed this new feature in Gmail chat.I am glad that I read all information here.I will definitely checked this new file transfer feature.I hope this feature and its performance will be good for sharing file.

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      sudharsan @ technoskillonline


      very nice features…thanks for sharing
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      Ram kumar

      good post ya

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      Sandeep Singh

      yeah pradeep u knw hw hard i strived for this feature !!its gud that they have added it
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      Dev | Technshare

      Great …feature…by Gmail……..!! ๐Ÿ™‚
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      Ram kumar

      ya … its hard to send a file before now its good:)

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        It is a very good move by Gmail team. Now We can send files without any problem.
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