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Gmail 5.0 for Android will allow support for Outlook and Yahoo

Google's upcoming Gmail 5.0 for Android fill feature a new look, as well as support for Outlook and Yahoo
By: Anthony Garreffa | Apps News | Posted: Oct 21, 2014 10:21 am

Google has only just unveiled Android 5.0 Lollipop, but one of the bigger surprises it has is Gmail 5.0 for Android. Gmail 5.0 for Android will sport a new look, pulling it alongside the new refreshed look of its Android apps of late, but it will do something that should shake up other companies: supporting and Yahoo accounts.




This sees Google wanting to have Gmail as a one-stop-shop for all things email, baking in support for two of its biggest competitors. In a leaked video, we can see that other mail services that are supported, apart from and Yahoo, will include IMAP and POP3, as most would expect. Some rumors suggest that Google has sprinkled Exchange ActiveSync over Gmail 5.0 for Android, which will stop people from having to switch between email apps, keeping it all within Gmail.


We should expect Gmail 5.0 to roll out when Android 5.0 Lollipop launches in a couple of weeks time.


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