Gmail Android App Updated, Now Available in Android Market
Sep 22, 2010 10:15 AM –
Google has moved their Gmail app to the Android Market so no waiting on operating system updates anymore. The latest release includes goodies like new header design, performance boost, improved message replies, access to quoted text, and more.
Key Updates to Gmail Android App Include:
- Quick toggle in the header to Reply, Reply to all, Forward versus scrolling to the end of the email
- Just as in Gmail for desktop you can toggle to show or hide quoted text, by default it will be hidden
- Limited support for “Priority” label inbox, if enabled in your Gmail account you’ll be able to access this label under “Important”. To access it open an email » press Menu button » then Labels
Gmail Android App Version 2.3 Show Hide Quoted Text
Gmail Android App Version 2-3 New Header Design
Gmail Android App Version 2-3 Limited Support for Priority Label
The Gmail update requires Froyo (Android version 2.2), so it’s available if you have a Nexus One, HTC EVO, Motorola Droid 2 or Motorola Droid. (Not sure if your device is running Android version 2.2? Check here.)
Note: Update 9/21/10 12:13pm Pacific time: There is a known issue with important actions not sticking to the top of the screen on HTC phones running Anrdoid 2.2, like the EVO 4G and the Droid Incredible. Google is working to address this.
If you have Froyo and want the latest update, use the QR barcode we’ve placed above to scan and download!
[Source Google Mobile Blog]