Google’s mailing app ‘Inbox’ to discontinue from March 2019, Telecom News, ET Telecom


SAN FRANCISCO: Google is about to shut down its alternate mailing app “Inbox” in March 2019, giving customers time to shift to the normal Gmail by then, the corporate has mentioned in a weblog publish.

Launched in 2014, “Inbox” was launched as an progressive new electronic mail app that lived alongside Gmail and served as an experimental platform for Google to strive newer mailing options that might be integrated in Gmail later.

However, it couldn’t collect sufficient person base and updates to justify its existence.

“We want to take a more focussed approach to help us bring the best email experience to everyone. As a result, we’re planning to focus solely on Gmail and say goodbye to ‘Inbox’ at the end of March 2019,” Matthew Izatt, Product Manager at Gmail, wrote in a weblog publish late on Wednesday.

“Inbox” got here with provisions for snoozing emails to later, making an attempt newest synthetic intelligence (AI)-powered experiences like Smart Reply, Nudges, high-priority notifications together with gesture and bundling options to handle the messages.

“We know change is hard, so we’ve created a transition guide to help you switch from Inbox to the new Gmail with ease,” Izatt added.

Earlier in 2018, a revamped model of Gmail was launched with newer options like “Smart Compose” that helps customers draft emails sooner and a number of other different options had been picked up from “Inbox.”

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