Google is making e-mail a little easier for Gmail app for Android users with a new, unified inbox.
The new ‘All Inboxes’ option enables you to read and respond to all your messages without having to switch back and forth between accounts.
“These days, many of us have more than one e-mail address. If you’re a student, you may have one account for school, one for a campus group you lead, and one for your blog,” read a blog post for Google software engineer Régis Décamps. “If you’re a parent, you might have one for family and one for your business. However many e-mail addresses you have, today’s improvements to the Gmail app for Android make it easy to manage all your mail from all your accounts (yes, even @yahoo and @outlook) while you’re on-the-go.”
Threaded conversations are such a popular Gmail features that Google is now giving messages from your Yahoo, Outlook.com and other IMAP/POP accounts “the same special treatment,” so all of your messages are organized, “appearing neatly stacked as one conversation.”
Other updates for the new Gmail app for Android are better auto-complete, more responsive animations, larger attachment previews and the ability to save to Drive with a single tap.