Update to Android version of Gmail lets you save your native memory for important stuff

Update to Android version of Gmail lets you save your native memory for important stuff
The Android version of Gmail has been updated to include some new features. Following the update, Gmail users can save attachments to the cloud via Google Drive. Why use up your phone's native storage, especially if you have a model without a microSD slot. The new feature will allow you to save memory for more important things. After the update, incoming messages sent to the spam filter, now display the reason why they were placed there. It might not be a big deal, and most of you probably don't care. But if you're curious, and not a cat, you can learn why a certain message was flagged.

The update offers improved RTL support. This is for Gmail users who read a language where the words flow from right to left, instead of the left to right that is used in English. Some of the different languages that support this are Hebrew, Arabic and Prussian. Besides the difference in how the words flow, the UI for RTL support is also arranged differently, with the navigation menu and profile picture on the right side of the screen instead of the left side.

The update also makes it easier to get into your navigation menu. Swiping from the left edge while reading mail (use the right corner if reading a message in an RTL language) will get you to the side navigation menu. To check to see if the update has arrived to your phone, go to the Google Play Store and from the side menu, click on My Apps. Depending on the device you own, you might find it good to know that the update will help enhance the performance of Gmail for "low memory" Android devices.

source: Gmail via AndroidCentral



1. CyberFalcon

Posts: 223; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

Gmail FTW... HA-OOH!!!!

2. XaErO

Posts: 353; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

Awesome !!!

3. draconic1991

Posts: 200; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Why do u need it on the cloud when u already have it on the mail? Isnt it almost the same?

4. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

It clearly says"native memory" aka internal storage.

5. nlbates66

Posts: 328; Member since: Aug 15, 2012

yeah it's necessary for some people. especially the way Google is loving 16GB devices and then not sustaining support for SDcard storage. (like whens the last time a Nexus device had a microSD card slot?)

7. CoastCity

Posts: 257; Member since: Mar 07, 2014

And the way Google makes deals with manufacturers like Samsung to promote Drive. An explanation why we don't see much 32Gb version flagships, at least in Europe. And apps that don't write on sd. Win-win for both of them but still, shame

6. draconic1991

Posts: 200; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

i dont know about the cloud much but its still on the net.....like mail...isn't it??....so u still have to download from the cloud to any device u want...which u can also do from ur emails...

9. Szumi

Posts: 3; Member since: May 16, 2014

That's strange to me too. What's the point in copying data from the internet to the internet? What's more, isn't the 15GB shared between Gmail and Google Drive? Then you would make a copy in the same storage space...(?)

8. Yaldabaoth

Posts: 42; Member since: Jun 06, 2012

"Prussian" uses a R2L script? _Persian_, maybe?

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