Google has updated the Gmail for iOS app to version 2, bringing much requested features like multiple account support, autocomplete predictions for searching, an infinite scrolling inbox, and the ability to RSVP to Google Calendar invites from within the app.

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Six months ago, our team set out to completely rebuild the Gmail app for iPhone and iPad to give you you a faster, sleeker, and easier experience on iOS. The result? Version 2.0. With version 2.0 of the app, you'll get a totally new look and feel, plus a bunch of improvements like profile pictures in messages, numerous new animations from swivels to transitions and infinite scrolling in the message lists.

The app also adds many new time-saving features. For example, when you search, autocomplete predictions will appear as you type, shaving off precious seconds (and typos). Plus, you can RSVP to Google Calendar invites as well as +1 and comment on Google+ posts directly from the app.

Last, but certainly not least, we've added a feature many of you have been waiting for: multiple account support. You can now login to up to five Google Accounts from the menu and switch between them with a couple taps.

Gmail for iOS can be downloaded free from the App Store. [Direct Link]

Note: Some users have reported issues downloading or updating to the new Gmail app, but Google promises the issues are only temporary.

Top Rated Comments

Agent OrangeZ Avatar
151 months ago
bit annoyed with the 5 accounts limit, but yay multiple accounts.

How many Gmail accounts can 1 person possibly need?
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
taxiapple Avatar
151 months ago
Why is this needed?

I get my gmail mail in the Apple mail app (along with Yahoo & Hotmail). Seems to work fine.

If I had a gmail app I would be going to two places to get my mail.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ndpitch Avatar
151 months ago
now google please make youtube app for iPad...

And make an iPhone 5 version of the youtube app!
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Redfanix Avatar
151 months ago
iPad youtube app

now google please make youtube app for iPad...
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sjdigital Avatar
151 months ago
Yeah, I'm getting told that "The item you tried to buy is no longer available". I guess I'll try again tomorrow.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kirky29 Avatar
151 months ago
Looks like I'll be switching from Sparrow then :)

Edit - it's a beautiful app...nice and speedy too!
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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