The official Gmail app brings the best of Gmail to your iPhone or iPad with robust security, real-time notifications, multiple account support, and search that works across all your mail.
With the Gmail app, you can:
• Make Gmail your default email app on iOS
• Automatically block more than 99.9 percent of spam, phishing, malware, and dangerous links from ever reaching your inbox
• Undo send, to prevent embarrassing mistakes
• Turn on Google Chat to connect, create and collaborate with others
• Get more done as a group in Spaces - a dedicated place for organizing people, topics, and projects
• Enjoy high quality video calling with Google Meet
• Respond to emails quickly with Smart Reply suggestions
• Switch between multiple accounts
• Get notified of new mail fast, with notification center, badge, and lock screen options
• Search your mail faster with instant results, predictions as you type, and spelling suggestions
• Organize your mail by labeling, starring, deleting, and reporting spam
• Swipe to archive/delete, to quickly clear out your inbox
• Read your mail with threaded conversations
• Auto-complete contact names as you type from your Google contacts or your phone
• Respond to Google Calendar invites right from the app
Gmail is part of Google Workspace, allowing you and your team to easily connect, create, and collaborate. You can:
• Connect with coworkers via Google Meet or Google Chat, send an invite in Calendar, add an action to your task list, and more without leaving Gmail
• Use suggested actions — like Smart Reply, Smart Compose, grammar suggestions, and nudges — to help you stay on top of work and take care of simple tasks, so you can be more efficient with your time
• Stay safe. Our machine learning models block more than 99.9% of spam, phishing, and malware from reaching our users
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App goes back to Inbox too fastETA: I’ve uninstalled and reinstalled the app, as well as updating the iOS to 15.3.1. So far everything is working the way it should, so I’ve changed my rating from 2 ⭐️ to 5⭐️.
The blue line showing which email I last interacted with is a nice touch. I only have one comment now: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it! Sometimes new features “for better efficiency” actually take more steps than the functionality they’re replacing. I’ll send a note to the product team: I don’t want to use Meet. I wish I could turn that option off in settings so I don’t bump it accidentally at the bottom of the screen. 😑
I use a lot of labels, and when I click on a link in an email that’s not in the inbox, which takes me to a browser page, if I don’t return to gmail within about 30 seconds, when I do return it takes me back to the inbox instead of back to the label/folder I was in previously. Also, lately about half the time I open the app, the hamburger menu is missing and I have to take it out of multitasking and reopen it to fix that. I love the fact that I can add multiple labels and they are the right color, just like on the web interface, which isn’t available in the native Apple app, so I’m a fan, but these two issues are frustrating..Version: 6.0.220123
Are you really the GOOGLE? me …. I mean…. Really it’s you theYour awesome I am awesome keep going man I love the maps I love the views man your are awesome belive it you don’t know it but I am your number one fan I may seem ugly and stupid too you but man google is awesome and on this radio star stations google still gots this!!!!! Ain’t nothing hiding your email awesome I just wished you didint also for the money launders to always steal my spam or even email with money when will I get rich ! Change my life google I’m literally nothing so don’t expect perfection but I am ready to build and academically wish too continue my study on evolution of earth ! Come around man how can this get to you I just need 1 million dollars too change my life and man, guy, I’m the new Elon Musk with out the expeditionary mars el Pedro under water fishery! I’m the new Astro on mars earth ultra start planet aha well can you picture that one ? lol your great I love your feed back google! -PLURIBUS are you page or brin ? I might be a little brown and I speak Spanish but I am from the general hospital of Southern California! Full AMERICAN SIR !.Version: 6.0.230820
Simple, I like it that wayFor those who want a simple approach to the online world, this is the app for you. As I’ve heard others say, this very product designed by google has simply become the standard in the way email websites are presented today. There’s no doubt about it. The interface, I would say, is user friendly. The app itself is fast and from my time using it, I have experienced no bugs (that’s not to say they don’t exist, however.)
There’s one minor inconvenience and I’m not even sure if this is a google classroom issue or a gmail issue. I use this service for schooling, and I rely on it much more these days because of the current state of the world, and consequently I have to do online schooling. Gmail and classroom don’t work together. I’ll receive an email hours after the assignment itself has been posted, so at times I’m not in the loop as to what I need to have turned in. When I do receive an email for classroom, I’ll tap the “open” button and it doesn’t take me directly to the assignment/announcement. All it does is open the app so now I have to dig through classroom to find it.
Regardless, this app is great and if you want a simple approach to email, this app is the way to go..Version: 6.0.200826
Why the change?I’m not loving or even liking a recent change they made. When I click a link in an email and it opens in Chrome or twitter or insta or wherever, and then I click the little arrow at the top left of the screen that says “return to Gmail” it previously would take me back to the email I had open, unless a long period of time had passed and then it might not do that. However, now it does one of two things, neither of which I like. It either goes back to the email but it is a blank screen and I have to click a left arrow button to get back to the email being open so I can read it, and figure out where I left off in the email. Other times, it goes back to Gmail as if I just opened it up after a long time and it checks for new mail. Then if I want to continue reading the email with aggregated news articles to to see what was next up, I have to remember which email it was and go hunt it down. Please, please, please...go back to the functionality around this you previously had where it would go back to the email you had/have open before you clicked a link, with the email still open and ready to continue reading (from the same spot) before I clicked away..Version: 6.0.200519
GmailThis is the only Email I’ve used for about 20 years. I’ve lost some cause I’m horrible at keeping passwords but hey if you aren’t important enough to for me to find you… I have like 6 fB for the same reason. But seriously I can’t complain. I know of countless people who use AOL and they were victims of fraud cause they would give credit for opening an account. I’m sure with good intentions but I’ve yet to be a victim of that. Only thing I can think of is please advise us that if we are opening an account that is not professional (hood or gang names or nick names with your account) that respectable or businesses will for the most part not respond when applying for a. Job. This was something I had to grow up and realize. My bad. Whole heartedly. But to those who are living a lifestyle and trying to do better. Keep it simple your name and some random off the wall numbers. Nicknames and hoods or areas or even area codes. Don’t really fly..Version: 6.0.230625
Basic functions…For a company like google, it blows my mind that the app does not have a mark all as read option. You have this dumb sorting automatic sorting system that constantly hides emails from me that, but you can’t put the mark all option from your browser email system to the app. It is 2021. There is no possible reason for this. I only downloaded this app so I could separate the notifications between my two emails on the iPhone mail app and gmail app. I’m currently computerless, so this is quite an inconvenience dealing with emails. Also, I have searched through my entire email history, and have two unread emails I can not find. Searching for “unread” in gmail only pulls up THOUSANDS of emails you have automatically sorted into other email boxes. With no “mark all” feature on app or phone browser, this has made it impossible for me to get rid of the notifications for two, very old at this point, unread emails. I repeat, you are a billion dollar tech company. And you have less functionality than the basic iPhone mail app. 3/5 because obviously it’s an alright app besides the glaring problems..Version: 6.0.210822
Great app, with some issuesIt does what you’d expect from Gmail, assuming you’re familiar with the browser version. I have some very specific issues with it that I’ve discovered while using it with my iPad Pro, however: (1) When opening an email with an attachment that is an image (that is, it is not an attached file, but an image file like .png that appears in the email body), the image cannot be downloaded or copied. Rather, the user can only drag it around the screen. My workaround for this is to split the screen between Gmail and Notes, drop it into Notes, then save the image or copy it there. (2) Why on God’s green Earth does the mobile, browser Gmail come from the Stone Age? Please, if I am using Edge on my iPad, why oh why does it default to this weird, old mobile version? Please please just give us the normal desktop version for mobile browsers, or at least when using a browser on a mobile device that could replace a laptop, like, say, an iPad. I thought I had more issues, but these are it. The image thing causes frequent issues for me, personally, hence the 3 stars..Version: 6.0.230219
Good Google email App; would be a 5 star with a few minor improvementsI enjoy using the GMail app. It works as expected and it is actually the only email app I use on my phone. However, I do have a couple of suggestion to further improve the app functionality and efficiency. Please add the ability to search for folders when moving messages from the inbox. It is really time consuming and cumbersome to “Move” a message out of the inbox, because you have to manually scroll through all your folders to select the one you want to move to. If there was a search option to quickly find the folder you would like to move the message to it would really improve my productivity on the app. Secondly, if the app could put my account email signature in the message like the desktop version does that would be real nice and help out a lot with my professionalism on the go with my phone. Thanks for your hard work and please consider incorporating these suggestions into the app if possible..Version: 6.0.220109
Warning about adding emails to your gmailYou will run out of memory faster because the other accounts you can add will add to your memory with ALL google products. I was enticed to add my yahoo account to a gmail address last year. What happened is that I’ve had gmail since 2005 and love it. I lost my free “legacy” added memory because I had to upgrade or I’d lose my emails.I spent hours going through my messages and deleting them because I received warnings if I didn’t upgrade soon, messages would disappear and if I did upgrade I’d lose my free space. I upgraded and I have my memory back on Apple products but for about a month or two on my Windows 10 laptop that I use for business, it was still showing that warning. Eventually it synced. So before you put all your emails in your gmail feed, check out if the “new gmail”will eat your memory and force an upgrade $$$$ before memory runs out and it’s pay to play. I’ve been a huge fan but I didn’t understand the takeaway of legacy memory. It was supposed to be lifetime but if I added on, it was gone and that’s what happened to “do no harm”.Version: 5.0.171120
The Most Excellent Email EverWell, I just have to say that I am extremely happy with Gmail. Prior to 2011 I had always used Verizon email, and occasionally as a back up used.
Now I do sometimes wonder whether Google is listening in on conversations that we have at home, because we do sometimes see ads suddenly appearing (email promos and other online ads) that correlate with discussions my wife and I have had in the last two or three days. And it seems mighty curious. I hope they’re not actually listening, and it’s just a coincidence.
But aside from this I do think that the way Gmail screens my incoming messages and files them under three separate tabs is a very good format / system that helps me keep my mail, all of my mail organized & manageable.
As someone who cares about aesthetics and having control over what my personal belongings look like, I like the freedom of choice that google offers in Gmail. I also like that there are color and highlighting text, and choices for colors or photos, etc.
So aside from the possibility of spying, Gmail has been my favorite email system since 2011… That means 11 1/2 years! So way to go google kudos to you, and please don’t listen to of your customers for keywords and ultimately to bolster advertising revenues.
Please contact me without hesitating if you want to further discuss any facets of my honest opining about Gmail. Thank you..Version: 6.0.230109
Casper DunkelI am very handicapped physically and the lady driver that picked us up on Friday in Clearfield at 5:05 PM was absolutely AWESOME!!!! She deserves cudo's with her customer service. However, we were forced because of LeBus schedule to not come north on weekdays, which I feel is outrajous, you will take us out there but not bring us back???? We had 4 free nights at Montego to use and wanted to do so. But because of your policy we had to stay one night and waste 3. And then we have this ignorant driver (Curtis)that would not let us board the bus, even though we were prepaid & had as much right ad anyone else. He said office mistake put us going out & not coming back on that day. Maybe si but would be awfully strange to go 2 days in a row & never return. The guy reservations were made with was fully aware we were going on Friday returning on Saturday was discussed over & over. So either way you do need to make some employee changes..Version: 6.0.201115
BugMy biggest problem with the Gmail app is the limited options for adding attachments to emails. I use Outlook as my primary mobile app because I can attach files saved in iCloud, Google Drive, Box, Dropbox, my phone storage, other OneDrive accounts and more. I also would prefer much more formatting options, especially for custom signatures. We are using our mobile devices for email more and more every day. I’d like to be able to use my html signature, or even just add an image or change font styles. Lastly, I don’t like how the Gmail app is the key holder for every Google app on my phone. In a perfect world, I could much more conveniently sign in and out if individual apps one at a time. I know I can’t realistically expect that from Google though. Just another reason I and many others prefer other apps.
There is a bug in the app on the chat page now. I have to individually open chats from links in emails, because when I click the chat icon at the bottom of the screen, the list is empty. I am on the latest iOS on an iPhone XS..Version: 6.0.220124
Great mail app except for browser preferenceIn general I like this mail app a lot. I am happy to have my inbox sorted as it is on the desktop. I wish it was easier to attach documents from “Pages” and “Files” instead of only from the camera, recent attachments and drive. But my biggest complaint is this: When I go to open a link from an email and it asks if I want to use chrome or safari, I choose safari because that is my preference on my iPhone. I switch off the little “ask me every time” button. The very next time I go to open a link from an email, it could be the exact same link one second later, the browser preference window opens again, with the button switched on. It adds an unnecessary step every time I look at things from an email. Also, my saved safari things don’t all translate over to the safari that pops up within the app. I know you want me to use chrome because it is your product, but you offer a choice so it would be nice if that choice worked 😊.Version: 5.0.180122
Gmail is nice but Collects too much DataI’ve had my Gmail account for about 2-3 years and I don’t mind Google Maps collecting my location data or Google collecting my search history, but they collected my photos for over 2 years and I had no idea until I checked my profile and saw them. They also sent an email wanting a review posing as my Doctor 6 months after I had seen him and after I gave the review an ad was placed in my contacts where his number was, I found the same ad under reviews I had given on my gmail page. This has made me go through my Gmail account and change all my permissions for my account and use it strictly for email only, I still like the features of gmail I just want people to know that they collect a lot of data and you can control that by going through your account and changing your permissions to deny Maps, Google, Contacts and Advertising from collecting that data. But this review will probably never get posted because it doesn’t portray the app in a positive light. 💁🏻.Version: 6.0.230528
Great email appThis is a great app for managing Gmail accounts and other providers. It is easy to use and a clean interface. Not everything is perfect though. First, I would like the ability to re-order my accounts. It seems to just list everything in the order they were added, with no way to change that. This is really annoying as I have my account listed a certain way in every other client. Second, other providers (like Outlook and iCloud) support aliases for sending email yet there is no support for that feature in this app. Third, it does not sync my accounts between iOS devices. I have to add all of my accounts again on each device. I understand that some devices may not want some accounts, but it would be nice if I could choose whether or not to add them from a list. Lastly, I would like to see this app support M1 Macs so I can use this on the desktop (since Gmail’s non-standard IMAP doesn’t work great in some apps)..Version: 6.0.220801
Very Good but.. needs some fixinI like the app, it’s very easy to use, have and change into other accounts (if you can log in💔). I recently got a new phone and set everything up then I finally get to logging in to my email accounts but what bothers me is that google isn’t currently working cause it instantly crashes and closes when I try to open it even if I delete and reinstall it on my device. After I tried logging in with google multiple times I use the “other” option and I put my email in but when I click next it tells me to use the google sign in option which isn’t working so now I’m locked out of all my emails for like 3 weeks now. I did try the other log in options that wouldn’t need the google tab but it’s not possible for me to use because I don’t have an office 360 or Microsoft account.I wish there would be an option to log in with an email without it having to open the unnecessary google tab..Version: 6.0.220612
Not sure if I’m missing somethingI’ve had gmail for years but the iOS app seems to be missing a lot of the functionality of the browser experience, almost to the point where it’s hard to use. I see other reviews that it’s “simple” but it feels almost like it’s stripped down to the point that as an iOS user I have to go to the browser app to do anything basic like create even a new filter for email from my kids teacher.
Would be great to see similar usability to the browser app in the mobile app; however I was living in Europe when the great row over Google Maps vs Apple Maps meant that I basically got lost going to the burrito store because Google Maps got yanked out of the App Store while meanwhile Apple Maps hadn’t built out their EU coverage fully yet.
Hope the 3-stars doesn’t offend and I don’t know what might have motivated these decisions but ideally I would be able to be mobile first for my gmail account and right now the iOS app truly doesn’t achieve that yet. Thanks for trying though!.Version: 6.0.220123
One strange bug I deal with.App is fine for what I use it for, but there’s been a bug that I’ve been dealing with for a while where suddenly Gmail says I need to sign in and doesn’t show any emails or anything else. I click on sign-in and it brings me to both of my accounts in the manage accounts section that I have on there and they are both already on the gmail as if it’s already signed in with both of them in the manage accounts section, but when you click on it, it doesn’t do anything. It only asks if I want to remove account from device. Kinda silly considering the fact that the app could just ask me to sign in again, but it doesn’t. So, if I’m not supposed to sign in again, then it’s just a bug that’s forcing me to remove my accounts and add them back again, which is quite cumbersome for an app in 2023. It’s been several months since I’ve been dealing with this, someone address this issue please..Version: 6.0.230821
Need to make Gmail more accessible for the user!!!!Gmail should be more accessible for their users, for example I unfortunately, was faced with having to erase my IPhone - which, ultimately… locked me out of my Gmail Accounts.
I had yet to set up a back up Email/Any other verification to help retrieve my Gmail Account.
So to conclude, I was locked out of my; EXTREMELY IMPORTANT EMAIL! for about three weeks or so,
all because Gmail did not recognize my login and continued trying to “approve” my login as me with multiple number verifications which I understand was attempting to get back into my Gmail account but to which I could not answer! Therefore making the whole situation more stressful and NOT helpful at all although I’d assume the idea was initially to provide help. the problem is.. there was no other alternative to accessing my Email besides logging in from a familiar device, which I couldn’t. OR- answering/ playing the number game to get into the email, OR- already having an alternative email/phone number connected to the account to access it; which once again I did not have…but eventually I wss by the grace of god able to regain access to my account through multiple try fail attempts! Moral of the story… PLEASE come up with some realistic helpful ways to access your email once you have a hard day and are S.O.L !!!!!
Thank you sincerely & enjoy your day/ night/evening !
With love, You’re committed Gmail User.
Inbox app better than gmail but it’s being taken away. 😔I’ve been using Inbox since it was created. Now it’s going away this month, forcing me to go back to the Gmail app, but without all the features of Inbox. The biggest thing Inbox has that Gmail doesn’t is the ability to bulk delete/archive the tab groups. It groups Promotions and other tabs, but with Gmail, swiping simply hides the group until next time. I still have to swipe each individual email to delete. With Inbox, I could delete or archive the entire group with 1 swipe. Inbox also let me pin emails to the inbox, rather than just starring them. I also want to see the Gmail app have swipe options. Currently, it is either archive or delete no matter if you swipe to the left of right. I want both where I can choose the function for each swipe direction. Outlook also has this feature. Wish you wouldn’t ask us to switch to Gmail when you haven’t added all the same features. Got some work to do Gmail Developers!!.Version: 5.0.190211
Fix your Contacts System!!I just bought an iPad Pro from a 2011 MacBook Pro to do all of my business work on and Gmail is the mail business email I use. As I’m working on my iPad, I notice that I cannot send an email to the labeled contacts I have in my google account. I have 30 different people in that label and I cannot keep track of them all unless they have that label which was the main reason I switch to gmail for my business. I figured it was fine and I would just use gmail on Chrome since there is NO APP for Contacts on the iPad. Because iPad is an iOS device, google showed me a very outdated and unuseful verson of gmail to get me to download the app that I already have, and I ALSO couldn’t email everyone in my labeled contacts. I had to actually open up my 2011 computer to get the job done, and I have to open up Chrome to even view my organized google contacts. Google, this is not ok. Give me an app or just let me see and use my CONTACTS in GMAIL! This should be a no brainer! FIX YOUR CONTACTS SYSTEM!.Version: 6.0.191117
Notifications not workingI’m not sure if this is an iOS 11 issue or what, but notifications are no longer working properly. I’ve used (and loved) the gmail app for a long time, but recently it’s become a big enough pain I’m considering switching to a different app. I’m an “inbox zero” kind of guy. So when I go in and check all my emails and archive them and leave nothing in my inbox and close my app and it still shows a red badge on the gmail icon with 3 or so unread emails, it’s maddening. Sometimes I’ll pull my phone out 20 minutes later and it will still show unread emails, I’ll check, and it’ll still be zero. Ack!! Totally defeats the purpose of a badge icon with number indicators. It’s making me waste so much time, feel so inefficient, and making me question why I continue using what feels like a broken app. I close the app often, regularly keep the app and my iOS updated, and power off my phone frequently. And none of it seems to help..Version: 5.0.170910
Good but not greatI’m giving gmail 3 stars because it doesn’t update my little badge that tells me how many emails I have like it’s supposed to, and the app is annoying when you’re trying to search or delete emails. Unlike a computer, there is no “select all” button when you’re going through the mountain of junk mail compline’s send you, so you have to spend forever deleting that when they could make it a lot easier and at least give us the “select” button with a bunch of tick boxes on the side. And like, if I delete a years worth of junk mail, it would be nice to see that email total number go down in my app.
I’m just really frustrated with it, and I’m also disgruntled about the freaking ads that are popping up in my email now! Why I’m the heck are there ads in my email?! That’s ridiculous and we don’t need them there. 3 stars for google being a sell out on the ads and not having a decent way to delete your junk mail in the app..Version: 6.0.220730
Unread emails but nothing there 🤷🏼♀️I’ve been using Gmail for some time now for school emails and such but recently on my iPhone, the little number showing that I have a new email has been popping up but when I go to check the app, there’s nothing. No new messages. No new emails. Nothing in my spam or trash. I have updated the app and the notification number went away for a day or so (of course besides the actual emails I did receive). Then the notification number randomly went to 5 but I don’t have 5 new emails. No where to be seen. It makes me panic because what if someone did send me an email but it’s not coming up. I hate seeing those little notification numbers and when I can’t make them go away after checking the emails, I guess OCD or ADHD kicks in and just makes me go insane.
Thanks for taking your time reading my review. Hopefully Gmail can fix this or I can solve it myself.Version: 6.0.230319
Gmail Doesn’t CareUsually I find no issue using gmail, however I have run out of storage twice in my time using it. The first time I was able to delete old messages and the issue of not being able to receive emails was fixed, but this time it didn’t matter how many emails I deleted. I resorted to buying 100 gb more storage, but any emails that were sent to me in the time that I stopped being able to receive them have just disappeared into the void. As I’m currently job searching this is a huge issue because I now have no way of knowing if I received any messages from potential employers and they do not know that my inbox is unable to receive emails because their emails do not bounce back. This is a huge bug and as a multi billion dollar company it’s frankly disgusting that they haven’t fixed this issue. If I didn’t have to go through the trouble of updating every aspect of my life with a new email then I would gladly stop using gmail..Version: 6.0.230709
Très satisfaite et bravo !Bonjour à tous,
Je suis très satisfaite d'utiliser le Gmail car il est rapide et efficace.
Merci et au plaisir.Version: 5.0.170827
EfficacePratique, simple, efficace... je l'adore !.Version: 5.0.170827
Conversation View Off?Can we please have the ability to turn conversation view off! Thank you!.Version: 5.0.170827
Love the lookIt's clean and easy to use.Version: 5.0.170827
Works greatEverything you would want..Version: 5.0.170827
Works greatGreat app!.Version: 5.0.170910
Swipe to snoozeNeed to add swipe to snooze. Only then will I switch from Google inbox app.Version: 5.0.180813
Finally no message threads!Awesome that you can now turn off conversation view in the app. Thanks for fixing this finally!!.Version: 5.0.180729
Dark modeWhen is dark mode coming?.Version: 6.0.200223
Dark Mode on IOSWould be nice if dark mode worked..Version: 6.0.200323
DARK MODEWhy on the world are you holding off on dark mode? My eyes burn..Version: 6.0.200308
Dark ModeHelp! I can’t change my app to dark mode because I’m unable to find Theme under Settings in the Gmail app for iOS 13. Any ideas why? Both my phone and app have the latest updates..Version: 6.0.200112
Dark mode ipadOSHi I’m not able to activate dark mode on my iPad
I don’t see the options in settings.
iPad 7 gen.
software version 13.3.1 (17D50)
App version 6.0.200223
Please fix.Version: 6.0.200308
Dark modeDark mode is needed for iOS 13!!!.Version: 6.0.200308
Dark mode isn’t available :(There’s no theme option when you go to settings. I have ios 13.4 and have tried reinstalling the app but theme still doesn’t show up..Version: 6.0.200224
Dark mode not availableSeriously how long does it take for a rollout to finish?
Still no theme option in settings.
Ver 6.0.200224 and iOS 13.4.Version: 6.0.200224
Where is dark mode?Been waiting since September for "dark mode". When is it coming?
*update: WhatsApp just pushed out dark mode but gmail hasn’t yet...interesting.Version: 6.0.200223
Still Missing Dark ModeStill Missing Dark Mode almost ½ a year after dark mode was introduced to iOS.
Will give 5 stars once dark mode is enabled.Version: 6.0.200209
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