New Gmail iOS app update adds iPhone X support, third-party email accounts


Slowly but surely, Google is updating all its iOS apps to properly support Apple's iPhone X and its unusual 5.8inch Super Retina screen. The very latest Google-made app that's gained iPhone X support - thanks to an update released today, December 4 - is Gmail.



 



Weirdly, there's no mention of iPhone X support in the "What's New" notes of the updated Gmail app (version 5.0.171119). Nevertheless, if you're updating the application on an iPhone X, you'll notice that Gmail now makes use of the handset's full display, including the right and left sides of its notch.     



 



Alongside iPhone X support, the new Gmail update adds the ability to use non-Google (third-party) email accounts - this is something that's been available on Gmail for Android for years now.



 



In case you haven't updated the app yet, the latest Gmail for iOS can be downloaded on your Apple device from iTunes, via the source link below.



 



source: iTunes 

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iPhone X
  • Display 5.8" 1125 x 2436 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A11 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2390 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 2716 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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3 Comments

1. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

With the very huge number of people that are buying this iPhone they need to do that the earliest possible.

2. JMartin22

Posts: 2369; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

You just like to low-key brag about iOS devices and/or trash Android ones (specifically Samsung), almost all the time you post. What are you trying to prove everyone honestly.

4. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

If they need it that bad, they can just get an Android, much easier.

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