Google is shutting down ‘Inbox by Gmail’ app by March 2019

Google's Inbox is a different approach to email than the standard Gmail app.                  Josh Miller  CNET

The company has announced the end of Inbox via social media, announcing they are ending the service in favour of concentrating on features for Gmail.

Inbox was a testing ground of sorts for new Gmail features.

Inbox by Gmail launched in 2014 with the intention of fast-tracking some unique features to adventurous, mobile-first users like attachment content previews in the list view, auto-generated Smart Replies or priority tags for certain senders.

Well, in case you haven't noticed, numerous features that Inbox touted are now native in Gmail.

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Launched back in 2014, Inbox by Gmail was initially invite-only and sought to compete with innovative email apps like Boxer and the now-defunct Mailbox. As Google looks to shut down the service by the 2019 deadline, Gmail users might find more features from Inbox by Gmail being integrated into their regular email experience. Inbox made it easier to deal with all of the email that we get every single day.

The page suggests alternatives for the Inbox features pin, bundles and reminders. There are tons of email services and email apps that accompany them. Inbox was also a lot cleaner than Gmail, which tends to feel cluttered. According to a transition guide Google has prepared to help Inbox users migrate over to the new Gmail app, the company says popular Inbox features that have been added to Gmail include the ability to snooze emails, which lets you postpone emails to a future date or time. Are you going to start using Gmail again or move over to another email client?

I know quite a few Gmail users who switched to Inbox when it was released.

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