- Compliance with Google’s User Data Policy: We refined the auth scopes we use and removed minor functions that required restricted scopes.
- Google Drive API - We no longer ask permission to write to your Google Drive and sharing is restricted. As a result, you can no longer choose destination folder other than the default so we will be saving your document merges centrally to “My Drive”. This also affects the “convert to PDF” function. (We have a workaround for this where you can use the mail merge function to send the document you created from document merge as PDF via email.)
- Gmail API for Aliases - We no longer ask permission to access your Gmail account for the purpose of sending as a different email address that you own. As a result the Alias function is disabled and you can only send as the user that is authenticated (signed-in).
- Improved UI for web application (the portal is now app.gmergeplus.com).
- Reports Page: This contains a list of all spreadsheets where you’ve used G Merge Plus and reports of how many emails have been sent and their click rates.
- Enhanced Email Templates: While we still have the same easy template editor on the G Merge Plus add-on, we added a drag-and-drop editor, a template library for common ways people use mail merges, and a way for you to see all your templates laid out.
- Subscription Management: You can now manage your account settings, view your usage, purchase additional licenses, upgrade your account, and add members to your team easily.
As a result, you can centrally manage your spreadsheets, templates, users, and subscription in a better way.
If you'd like to ask for a demo or walkthrough on G Merge Plus, please feel free to Submit a Request (on the top right corner of the page) or reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.