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Google will discontinue Inbox by March 2019

Google will discontinue Inbox by March 2019

Google did not say why it was shutting down Inbox, which was released in 2014 and pitched as a more nimble and experimental email app than the older Gmail app.

Google launched Inbox by Gmail about four years ago, presenting it as an email app to complement Gmail, changing the way users experience their digital mail.

"Inbox by Gmail has been a great place to experiment with new ideas like snoozing emails to later, as well as try the latest AI-powered experiences like Smart Reply, Nudges and high-priority notifications to help you stay productive", Izatt writes.

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. Numerous features we know and love from Inbox were brought into Gmail proper when they launched a much needed re-design back in April this year. Google claims this is in the works, but did not give an official timeline as to when to expect the feature.

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

The impact: This means that for those that use Inbox for their email, they'll need to look elsewhere to deal with email.

As per the given timeline, Google can be expected to introduce other features from Inbox into the Gmail desktop and app. Are you going to start using Gmail again or move over to another email client?


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