Gmail Web App For iPhone And Android Now In HTML5 And 44 Languages
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No one can ever beat Google in releasing number of updates per day. How many of you counted Google’s daily update for Chrome, search engine, android, Chrome OS, Gmail and others? It’s tough to keep track as we get minute to minute updates!
Today Google update Gmail web app for iPhone and Android to latest HTML5. This makes it smooth and gets better UI with new HTML5 tags.
Availing Gmail web application for iPhone and Android is not so tough. Just visit gmail.com from your device and you can find a application download link.
Features such as search, stars, labels and threaded conversations all work in the mobile webapp just as they do in the desktop Gmail experience. But all these were available for only English version of Gmail web application.
But today Google has rolled out Gmail web application for 44 more languages. Below is the list of languages,
Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (UK and American), Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian (Bokmal), Polish, Portuguese (for both Portugal and Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish (for both Spain and South America), Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukranian, Urdu and Vietnamese.
This latest update from Google will work automatically when you visit Gmail from your iPhone or Android device which has default language in one of those listed above.
This latest Gmail web application comes with bunch of new goodies including offline support, smart links (titles will appear in links for Google Maps, YouTube and Google Docs), the ability to add and remove labels, layout improvements(HTML5 updates) and more, in addition to the existing features like starring, better threaded conversations and search.
This new version works fine for iPhones running iOS 2.2.1 and above, and all versions of Android.
Hope many iPhone and Android users experienced these Gmail updates. Please share your thoughts 🙂