gmailiconGoogle has updated its Gmail app to version 2.1, adding swipe controls that allow users to navigate backwards and forwards through emails without returning to the inbox.

Edit mode is now initiated when a message in the inbox is selected, allowing users to quickly organize emails into folders and add labels from the action bar at the top of the screen.

-Swipe left or right to move between messages without returning to the inbox.

-Take action on multiple messages more quickly: Selecting a message in the inbox now enables edit mode. Once in edit mode, tap on messages to select them and then choose to archive, delete, or more, from the new actions bar. You may select Cancel at any time to leave edit mode.

-And of course: performance improvements and bug fixes.

Gmail is a free app that can be downloaded from the App Store. [Direct Link]

Top Rated Comments

HMI Avatar
148 months ago
Nice features!

I'm still not using Google!
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DCstewieG Avatar
148 months ago
I just can't get over the 2 seconds it takes to load the app if it hasn't been used recently. Sounds ridiculous but what can I say, I'm spoiled. And yes I know this is an unfair advantage for Mail.app being built in.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
impulse462 Avatar
148 months ago
GMail 2.0+ is actually a solid email client; however I use mailbox now.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
numidian Avatar
148 months ago
I like the app, but in landscape mode the keyboard takes up almost all the real estate. It's a bit difficult to actually write an email this way.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
segers909 Avatar
148 months ago
Just tested: the incorrect badge counter is fixed!
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
pnoyblazed Avatar
148 months ago
built in gchat?
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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