Google announces major changes for Gmail and Google Calendar apps on iOS

Google announces major changes for Gmail and Google Calendar apps on iOS

Google has just released a brand new Gmail application for iOS devices. The new version introduces a plethora of new changes and enhancements, and according to Google, it's the largest overhaul of the app in almost four years.

The visual changes are the most obvious, as the application has been given a fresh new look with smoother transitions. Three new important new features have been added to the application to make it easier to work with.

You can now swipe to archive or delete messages in order to clear items out of your inbox faster than ever before. Also, the you can search faster with instant results and spelling suggestions.

Last but not least, Google added the Undo Send option, which is already available for desktop user. This will allow you to prevent an unwanted email to reach its destination.

Google Calendar is another iOS app that received a major update today. The new version features month view and week in landscape view, so users can schedule their appointments in any way they want.

Google announces major changes for Gmail and Google Calendar apps on iOS

Google also confirmed it has added Spotlight Search support, so Calendar users can search for events, Reminders and Goals in Apple's Spotlight Search.

Another new feature called Alternate calendars allows users to choose a non-Gregorian calendar, like Lunar, Islamic, or Hindu, when they want to see certain dates that mean something for a specific culture.

Both updates have already been pushed to App Store, so if you haven't already updated to the latest versions, you should now check for the new apps.

source: Google

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2 Comments

1. Derekjeter

Posts: 1457; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

I seriously like the Gmail app more on my iPhone 7plus then on my Pixel XL. FYI my Pixel XL is not what I had hoped. I'm seriously thinking of returning it and getting back my Nexus 6p.

2. Bankz

Posts: 2502; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

The gmail app on ios has something called "unread" while on the android front there's nothing like that ffs.. Wtf google!!!

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