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The expected ‘Snooze’ feature, already in Gmail for Android

Many improvements for one of Google’s key services, such as email, is that Gmail has been working for months in…

The expected'Snooze' feature, already in Gmail for Android

Many improvements for one of Google’s key services, such as email, is that Gmail has been working for months in its new interface and in important news such as Confidential Mode wave function ‘Snooze’ – post in Spanish- , which was one of the most anticipated of the platform.

Well, finally Gmail for Android receives an update that will equate it to the renewed web interface, at least as far as services are concerned, and that is that the new version of the Gmail mobile app includes at last the function of postponing emails .

Unfortunately, he does it with an unintuitive and friendly interface , or at least that is the sensation of the users that have been able to test it with respect to the implementation of the ‘Snooze’ in Inbox

The expected'Snooze' feature, already in Gmail for Android

The expected'Snooze' feature, already in Gmail for Android

As he tells us 9to5Google , unlike in Inbox, the other Google email management application, in Gmail we can not slide with the finger to postpone reading a message, and instead you must touch somewhere in the message to get the contextual menu and the new option “Postpone”.

The options that are given in Gmail are identical, yes, to Inbox: Later today, Tomorrow, This weekend, Next week, Someday or choose custom date and time to show the message again , which will open a standard selection menu. As usual, Gmail will allow us to undo the changes quickly with a bar that will be displayed a few moments.

There will be a new menu in the navigation pane that will give us access to postponed messages, listing them according to the date until which each message is postponed, although this section is little visible and little intuitive .

The expected'Snooze' feature, already in Gmail for Android

The expected'Snooze' feature, already in Gmail for Android

Hopefully Google will take note and redesign the Gmail experience in future versions, but for now will have to be satisfied with the new functionalities that are arriving to the mobile application, which are not few …

Next will be the high priority notifications that will show cards above the inbox with the most important messages , as well as a useful tool that will indicate if we want to cancel certain subscriptions to mailing lists based on whether or not we are actually reading those emails.

The updates are being released in a phased manner , and these developments will be expanded in the coming days or weeks throughout the world. As always, it will be patience …

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