Android Updates for Mail and Drive

posted Nov 6, 2014, 10:22 AM by Jennifer Mruk

The Mail and Drive apps for Android will soon get a facelift and some handy improvements. 

The new Mail app design will feature:

  • a convenient reply button at the bottom of every message
  • easier switching between accounts and different inbox categories on your Android tablet
  • support for all email providers (e.g. create separate inboxes for Yahoo Mail or addresses using POP/IMAP)
The new app will support all Android 4.0+ devices. It’s currently available on all devices running Android 5.0 Lollipop and will roll out soon on Google Play. Read Google's announcement for more information.

The new version of the Drive Android app is also coming soon to Google Play. The launch includes:

  • a newly designed interface that makes creating, uploading and accessing content easier
  • improved search that updates results as you type into the search box
  • custom file share messages and enhanced link sharing features
  • an improved built-in PDF viewer

Read Google's announcement for more information.