Oct 20 AT 9:02 AM Alex Wagner 5 Comments

Gmail update to bring support for non-Gmail accounts like Yahoo and Outlook


Most Android users are probably pretty big Gmail users as well. But there are likely some folks out there that use non-Gmail services in addition to their Google account, and if a new leak is to be believed, they’ll be getting a nice surprise in the next major Gmail for Android update.


The Gmail for Android 5.0 update has been leaked by Android Police, showing a Material Design makeover that includes round avatars and a cleaned up Compose screen. Interestingly, the app also shows support for non-Gmail services Yahoo and Outlook, allowing the user to jump to those accounts from the Gmail app’s slide out menu.

Other details on this update, like exactly which non-Gmail services will be supported, are light. Today’s news is still exciting, though, because it means that users will need fewer apps and fewer taps for accessing their non-Gmail accounts.

Source: Android Police

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