Email services have become an integral part of our lives, so it’s impossible to even imagine what it could be like without them. A lot of people these days prefer sending text messages and emails instead of calling because of how convenient this type of communication is. In the professional world, emails play a crucial role, so it’s important to use an email application that will allow you to manage your letters easily and offer some useful functions. Gmail is a great app to consider

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Gmail Review: Manage Your Emails Quickly and Efficiently


Email services have become an integral part of our lives, so it’s impossible to even imagine what it could be like without them. A lot of people these days prefer sending text messages and emails instead of calling because of how convenient this type of communication is.

In the professional world, emails play a crucial role, so it’s important to use an email application that will allow you to manage your letters easily and offer some useful functions. Gmail is a great app to consider if you’re looking for a reliable email service.

Functionality 9/10

Gmail is a simple yet trustworthy email application that gives you an opportunity to keep track of your letters and reply to them quickly and without any complications. What is also great about this app is that you can read the messages and write your responses even offline.

Gmail offers you the function of automatic sorting of email letters, which is extremely convenient especially when you have to deal with a lot of emails. Letters are organized according to five different categories, such as Updates, Social, Primary, Promotions, and Forums.

The Primary category is created for the emails that you get from individuals that you consider important in your life.

The Promotions section is designed to store various advertisements or promotional letters from all the websites that you have signed up for, which is what makes it different from spam.

The Updates category is meant for receipt notices while Social – for notifications that come from your social media, including YouTube comments if you have a channel.

The last one, Forums, is for the messages that come from your online discussions. In such a way, any important email letters that you receive are clearly visible and they don’t get buried under other messages, so you can’t find them.

At the same time, if you don’t want your letters to get arranged in this way, you can disable the categories in the settings.

Sometimes you may need to find a specific letter and browsing through all of them is too time-consuming. Fortunately, this Google email app allows you to find any letters quickly by offering you predictions while you type.

When it comes to the inbox storage, Gmail provides you with 15GB, which is not incredibly a lot, but it is enough for the majority of users, even if you tend to store all the messages without deleting them for a while.

Besides the mentioned advantages, the application also supports several accounts. It means that you can add the accounts of other services to your Gmail application, for instance,,, and more.

The security system of the Gmail app protects your device from spam, phishing, and virus messages. Similarly to other email services, all your spam messages will be directed to a separate folder, and you will then have an opportunity to either mark them as spam or move to your other messages. The messages that you receive are automatically scanned for viruses and if the letter looks somehow suspicious, the app will place a red banner on it.

Moreover, if you use Google Calendar, you will be pleased to hear that you can reply to the invites that you receive directly from the application, so there is no need to switch between the apps. Besides, you can respond to Google+ posts straight from the app.

The application offers you the majority of features that you may need, which is why Gmail is certainly an excellent application to install if you’re in search of the reliable email service. Developers update Gmail app on a regular basis, so we can expect more improvements in the future.

Design 9/10

The application has a nice-looking, simple, and pleasant design. The background color is white, which makes the app look neutral and clear while the tab at the top is red, thus mimicking the colors of the Gmail logo.

The categories in the app are color-coordinated and have different icons, so you can quickly distinguish them from one another. Overall, the design of this app is nothing extraordinary, but it’s perfect for the email service.

Usability 9/10

Gmail is definitely an intuitive application, so you won’t have any problems using it. Because all the messages get automatically organized according to the categories, it becomes even easier for you to keep up with all the messages. You can see all the categories once you open Gmail, as they are located at the top and show you how many letters you have in each of them.

To use the application, you need Gmail account, which you can set up either directly in the app or simply access the email that you already have. What also makes the app extremely popular among users from all across the globe is that it’s available in numerous languages, so you can feel comfortable using it.

Cross-platform use 10/10

The application can be easily installed on Android (4.1 or later version), Windows, and iOS devices (7.1 or later). Whether you use a smartphone to check your emails, a tablet, or both, you can install the application on these portable devices and read your messages on the go.

In-app purchases

You can download the application for free from Microsoft Store, Google Play Store, and App Store, and it doesn’t come with any in-app purchases. In such a way, you have a chance to use all the features without limitations.

Bottom Line

There is no way of avoiding emails in today’s society and there is no need for that because it is an extremely quick and convenient way of getting the information across.

With the help of the Gmail app, you can be sure that you receive all the messages that are meant for you and can reply without any hesitation. A combination of intuitive interface, useful features, and smart email sorting makes Gmail one of the best email services around, so you are more than likely to enjoy this application.


Gmail app is one of the best free email services thanks to its easy-to-use interface, efficient sorting of the messages, and the level of security it provides.

Pros : Free on all the platforms;
Emails get organized according to categories;
Effective spam filters;
15GB of inbox storage.

Cons : Normal emails occasionally end up in spam.

Functionality 4.5

Design 4.5

Usability 4.5

Cross-platform use 5.0

Average : 4.6

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  • Can I add another email account to the Gmail app?

    Yes, moreover, you can add both Gmail and non-Gmail accounts to the Gmail app.

  • How to mark emails as spam in the Gmail app?

    Launch the Gmail app, and select one or several emails you consider to be spam. In the top right of the screen tap More > Report spam.

  • How to move a message to a new category in the Gmail app?

    Choose and open the message you need to move. Tap More > Move to, and select a new category.

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Gmail APK Version History

  • Gmail v. for Android 4.0+ Nov. 30, 2016
  • Gmail v. for Android 4.0+ Nov. 13, 2016
  • Gmail v. for Android 4.0+ Oct. 26, 2016
  • Gmail v. for Android 4.0+ Oct. 11, 2016
  • Gmail v. for Android 4.0+ Sep. 28, 2016
  • Gmail v.6.9.133109232.release for Android 4.0+ Sep. 18, 2016
  • Gmail v.6.8.130963407.release for Android 4.0+ Aug. 24, 2016
  • Gmail v.6.7.128801648.release for Android 4.0+ Aug. 01, 2016
  • Gmail v.6.6.126913422.release for Android 4.0+ Jul. 12, 2016
  • Gmail v.6.5-1.123769152.release for Android 4.0+ Jun. 02, 2016
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Android Permissions
  • access information about networks.
  • list of accounts in the Accounts Service.
  • open network sockets.
  • read the user's contacts data.
  • write the user's contacts data.
  • read the user's calendar data.
  • write the user's calendar data.
  • read the sync settings.
  • read the sync stats.
  • access to the vibrator.
  • prevent processor from sleeping or screen from dimming.
  • write the sync settings.
  • write to external storage.
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