Gmail for Android updated, conversation view, unified inbox, and more

Gmail for Android updated, conversation view, unified inbox, and more
Google has been doling out the updates across its most highly visible apps for Android, and the Gmail app is the latest to see some broad enhancements.

Central to the latest update is the ability to unify emails from multiple accounts into one view. The “All Inboxes” view will integrate accounts from any and all different services into a single page, making it much easier to read and respond to messages without having to switch between accounts.

Since the Gmail app is also the email client for other email services, Google has enabled some other Gmail-style features, like Conservation View. The threaded conversation is handy feature to have on the app, and like the “All Inboxes” view, it will work across different email accounts like Yahoo!, Outlook, or some other IMAP or POP3 email service.

Also along for the ride in the update is an improved auto-complete function when doing keyword searches or typing the name of an intended email recipient. The enhancements do not stop there however, expect animations to be more responsive, enjoy larger attachment previews, and save with a single-tap to Google Drive.

For those now impatiently checking Google Play for the update, Google has not stated when the new features will actually land in the store. With its announcement today however, it cannot be too long of a wait. No word on whether any of these features will make it to the Gmail app for iOS at this time.


sources: Gmail Blog via Android Authority

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8 Comments

1. nathan.carter

Posts: 416; Member since: Aug 11, 2014

Finally. I will be as it was advertised last year.

3. nanozander

Posts: 97; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

They advertised YOU??

5. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

LMAO!

2. draco75

Posts: 5; Member since: Mar 01, 2015

downloading the apk from Android Police

4. jove39

Posts: 2142; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Anyone got conversation view working with exchange account? I dont see conversations grouped similar to gmail account.

6. Moose

Posts: 418; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

Still looks too washed out for me, all of my read emails are very, very pale almost unreadable in the list, looks awful to me. As soon as it got changed to this washed out look I dumped the Gmail app and switched to Type - way better looking and great features.

7. michaelny2001

Posts: 322; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

it's an ok update but still no exchange support... will stick to my regular e-mail app...

8. emmawatsun

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 25, 2018

May be this is due to recent updates of Gmail. Do one thing, clear your cache and then try again. If you still face the same issue then you need to contact to Optimum Customer Service, they will provide you solution much better than us. Visit-

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