The official Gmail app brings the best of Gmail to your iPhone or iPad with real-time notifications, multiple account support and search that works across all your mail.
With the Gmail app, you can:
• Undo Send, to prevent embarrassing mistakes
• Switch between multiple accounts
• Get notified of new mail fast, with notification center, badge and lock screen options
• Search your mail faster with instant results, predictions as you type & spelling suggestions
• Swipe to archive/delete, to quickly clear out your inbox
• Read your mail with threaded conversations
• Auto-complete contact names as you type from your Google contacts or your phone
• Respond to Google Calendar invites right from the app
• Organize your mail by archiving, labeling, starring, deleting and reporting spam
• Send and receive attachments
• See profile pictures as part of the conversation
Get more done with Gmail! Now you can see incoming messages while composing a new one on iPad
Ratings and Reviews
Stringent security protocols deny access to legitimate users
As a deployed military service member, I often cannot bring my phone into secure areas or receive service to my phone while we are operating in remote areas. That doesn’t mean my life stops however. I still need to access email and am able to do so through secure computers. What annoys and frustrates me to no end is the required two-step verification that Gmail now has. When I cannot use my phone, or heaven forbid it dies because that’s what all smart phones are doing in 2019, I guess Gmail is telling me to go kick rocks because i can’t sign in. Why do I answer all these personal questions, provide my mother’s maiden name, tell my first car purchase or the street I grew up on, or provide other emails when Gmail will disregard all this and go with a two-step verification anyway? Not everyone has their phone on them Gmail. Reliance on your phone makes you weak. I should t have to rely on having my phone on me 24/7 to access my email account. Your stringent and restricted access to your server is brutal and uncompromising. Your lack of legitimate alternative login options shows poor foresight. Didn’t consider customers. Gmail also lacks a legitimate customer service or troubleshooting helpline. I am trying to gain access to my own personal email account and I am locked out, and google’s message to me is “we’ll look into this soon.” Well I will look into another email provider.
Slow, glitchy, and this redesign :(
I didn’t update gmail in a while, and when I finally did, I thought things would run smoother, but then I get this weird redesign.
The redesign makes it difficult to know which email account you’re using and makes it more convoluted to switch accounts. They also made the font in the app smaller so it’s harder to read. Overall, I think it’s just messy. Maybe I’m just not used to it yet, but I think this redesign makes the app harder to use. And with the redesign, the app reset my original settings on swiping to archive or delete which was just annoying.
Plus, as I try to write emails, I keep getting the notification “some changes may not have saved” or something like that, and it would pop up every few seconds, making my email infuriating to write.
My inbox takes longer to load now too with the redesign, and sometimes my notifications don’t go through, but that might be because of my phone, not the app.
I don’t know, it just feels like gmail’s getting worse. I wish they would stop trying to put in all these new features like Google Pay in emails, and just aim to make the app comfortable to use... Trying to attach multiple files in an email on mobile is so tedious.
Trash compared to Inbox
The new layout is decent for an app but nowhere near as good as inbox’s design was. Where are my bundles? Inbox grouped all my similar emails together in perfect bundles. AUTOMATICALLY let me add! It put all my travel stuff together and showed me all the relevant information without having to open my emails and now I have to dig through every single one of my emails to find the one I’m looking for. My emails that used to be in a purchased section no longer have a track item button, so now I’ve got to scroll through all my emails to find my purchase and open the email and look for the link to track. Gmail doesn’t care at all about productivity, things that literally used to be one press in inbox have become a multi step process.
Now I’m getting notifications for every single email I receive with no way to change that, somehow inbox knew which emails were important and which were not and it would only notify me over important emails. So now any piece of spam that comes through pings my phone, thanks google....
I could go on and on about how terrible gmail is compared to inbox but I’ll let the others of hundred of people starting to leave reviews to help out.
Bring back Inbox or bring this up to par with it. And don’t even get me started on the web client for gmail vs the web client for inbox!
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Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
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