Easy resizing, swipe to archive and more added to Gmail on Android
Today we released version 4.2.1 of the Gmail app for Android, making it easier to both view and read your messages.
No longer will your favorite email newsletters get cut off at the edges; with this latest version, you can now choose to have the emails resized to fit neatly on your screen and pinch to zoom for a closer look. You can turn on auto-fit under Settings > General Settings
When you are checking mail on the go, sometimes you just want to get through your inbox quickly. With that in mind, we’ve added a swipe feature that allows you to do just that. Swipe left or right to archive, directly from your inbox. Just visit Settings > General settings > Swiping conversation list
if you prefer to delete from the inbox.
In addition, all of your great photos - from pics of your dad’s epic renovation project to candids of your dog napping - are easier to view at a glance. When you open a message with photo attachments, you’ll see thumbnails of each picture. Tap on a picture to go to a gallery where you can easily swipe through all the photos. And speaking of attachments, you can now attach videos that you've taken on your phone.
These new features are all part of the latest update to Gmail, and are available for devices running Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, and above. Download it today from Google Play: http://goo.gl/7lBNS