Google is Shutting Down Inbox

Google is Shutting Down Inbox

Google is Shutting Down Inbox

Without splitting focus between Inbox and Gmail, it's most likely we'll see Gmail continue to evolve and be a worthy successor and alternative to Inbox.

Google Inbox was launched as an invite-only service in 2014. It's a service many of us use every single day.

Enabling offline functionality in Gmail for web is pretty straightforward. Hailed as a way to speed up replies, it was merely suggesting short answers that anyone could type in a matter of seconds manually as well.

We're going to miss the Blue of Inbox but it seems like many much-loved services before it Google has plans and they don't include Inbox. The company launched a new interface for Gmail this year which introduced several Inbox features.

For reference, Google's entire Android platform hit the one billion monthly active user mark three years ago.

"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. Inbox would categorize your emails into bundles with the same label. Let us know in the comment section below. These users will have to switch back; good news is that the data itself remains the same and that users don't have to do any importing or exporting.

Google has announced that features from Inbox that haven't been added to Gmail yet may be added in the future. Back in 2012, Google announced it was killing off Google Reader in early 2013 as part of its "Spring Cleaning" and there were all kinds of petitions being signed and so forth, but that didn't keep Google Reader from being killed off.

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