New "Inbox" app for Android helps enhance your Gmail experience

A new app has been introduced by the Gmail team at Google. "Inbox" is a different kind of inbox to help you sort through all of the messages you receive in one day. The app will highlight the important information that is sent to you, such as information about an event, flight itineraries, documents and photographs. "Inbox" will even take the initiative to check the real-time data about a flight you've been receiving Gmail about, and send that information to you. You will even receive real-time information about a package you've been waiting for.

You can even add reminders to "Inbox." You might need a reminder to pick up a birthday cake, or to make a call. And a feature called Assists gives you information that will help you complete a task. For example, let's say that you need to order a cake. Assists will not only give you the phone number of the store, it will tell you if it is currently open or close. If you make a restaurant reservation online, your confirmation email will include a map giving you directions to the eatery.

And "Inbox" knows that there is a time and place for everything. You can choose to snooze specific emails, with directions to have them return to your inbox at certain times or locations.

"Inbox" is currently available by invitation only. If you receive an invite, it can be used right away. Don't forget to add your friends! If you want to make sure that you receive an invite as soon as they become available, send an email to In the meantime, while you wait for your invitation to arrive in your other inbox, check out the app by viewing the video below!

source: Gmail via AndroidCentral



1. HASHTAG unregistered

Sent them an email a few hours and got a response. Hopefully I'll receive an invitation soon because this seems like an awesome app.

2. Sauce2

Posts: 199; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Edit: Also available for iOS users via invitation as well

8. Malcolm.Merlyn

Posts: 160; Member since: Sep 28, 2014

Where have you been?!

10. Sauce2

Posts: 199; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Hawaii :)

14. Malcolm.Merlyn

Posts: 160; Member since: Sep 28, 2014

sara died :-(

3. kiwison

Posts: 18; Member since: Sep 06, 2014

All I want it an alias for gmail; just like outlook has

4. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

I bet this will replace the Email app on Android

5. Af1rPA

Posts: 712; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

The Nexus 6 @0:27 looks like a good size.

6. Cypher

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 22, 2014

Just search Inbox by Gmail on the Play Store and it's there. I've been using it all day...

7. Blazers

Posts: 751; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

You still need an invite to use it. Your experience is a fluke

11. Killertech2099

Posts: 148; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

No it actually is on the play store. Its legit made by Google inc. Do your research first.

12. Killertech2099

Posts: 148; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

Got my invite two mins ago

13. Blazers

Posts: 751; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

No you do YOUR research first. After you install the app, it requires the invite.

9. arenanew

Posts: 286; Member since: Dec 30, 2013

waste gmail

15. lallolu

Posts: 733; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

Maybe I don't really understand the use of the app but I am not really sure what the hype is about. I check my mails traditionally with no problems.

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit for samples and additional information.