Email has changed the way we communicate with our friends, employees, co-workers, relatives, etc. The first thing that 90 to 95 percent of people do after waking up in the morning or entering their office is check emails.
Social networking apps and websites have over 1 billion users in combined. They allow you to share videos or pictures with other users within 50 to 10 seconds. Although social networks are doing pretty well, they cannot replace email clients and services. Email is one of the most important internet services. Millions of sites depend on it. Example: Many websites running on the internet ask users to verify their email accounts. If you don’t use an email service, the site will not permit your account.
When Nokia was a popular company, people had to rely on websites and browsers to check their inbox or send a new message to other users. Now, things have changed. Android OS has made our lives easier. The operating system’s brilliant architecture makes us less dependent on web browsers. We can use our favorite services without a browser by downloading an app. The same thing applies to emails.
Companies have launched email apps for Android phones and tablets. Hence, we don’t have to wait for the browser to open Gmail, Outlook, or any other site. Today, we’ve shared the best Android email apps. If you are using Mozilla Thunderbird, EmClient, or Outlook Express in Windows, you may want to have one of the apps mentioned here on your mobile device.
Best email apps for Android – 2017 Edition
Inbox by Gmail
Inbox for Android is a fantastic app launched by Google. The app’s size on the Google Play Store is 12.9 megabytes. After installation, it may consume 15+ megabytes storage memory.
Inbox app from Google shows a beautiful slideshow with five slides and a skip button to open the main interface. If you are a first time user, go through the slides one by one. Once you reach the last slide, you’ll see “Done” button and several toggle buttons for enabling the bundled messages feature.
Enable the toggle options of your choice and then tap on “Done”. If you have setup an email account for your Android phone/tablet, the Inbox app will automatically detect and fetch new emails from your account.
Apart from being a good email app for Android, Inbox lets you set a reminder to call someone, send email, text message, participate in a meeting, read messages, edit files saved on Google Drive, make reservations, etc. It also lets you pin important messages so that you can access them quickly. Inbox has a search option and it allows you to compose new messages quickly.Download Inbox
Have you tried MailTime? If not, then try it out. Don’t go by its ratings and numbers. MailTime is a solid Android email app which supports multiple email services. The size of the MailTime APK is 13.1 megabytes.
The app is easy to configure. It has an Android messenger like interface. Hence, composing and sending new emails is a piece of cake.
MailTime supports the following email providers:
- AOL, Mail.RU, Sina, 163 mail.
- iCloud, QQ, Office 365, AOL.
- Yahoo, Outlook, and Gmail.
First-time users will see a list of the above email providers when they start MailTime app. Users must select the service they use after which they must enter their login credentials to begin using the app. MailTime has a good user interface. It is fast and easy to use.Download MailTime
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MailTime is a powerful Android email app but it has a single drawback that it doesn’t compile messages from different service providers in a single list. If you own multiple email accounts, you will have to visit inboxes one by one to read emails. If you hate doing this, try out the Cloudmagic app.
CM app has an excellent rating and millions of daily users. It is a complex application which makes things easier for you. CloudMagic displays email from services it supports in one dashboard. Hence, it saves time. Like other apps we’ve covered on this list, CM supports Android push notifications.
Apart from sending and reading emails, CloudMagic allows you to link important messages to apps like ZenDesk, OneNote, Wunderlist, etc. This Android email app lets users archive, mark a message as read, delete messages with a swipe gesture.Download CloudMagic
With an excellent rating of 4.7, BlueMail is one of the best Android email apps for 2017. The developers have designed this app to support unlimited email accounts from various popular service providers. When you will use it, BM will remind you of Gmail because the UI of the two applications is identical.
BlueMail is a great alternative to MS Outlook and Gmail. It supports POP3, IMAP, Microsoft exchange, and many other services. This app provides a unified interface where it displays emails from various services. BlueMail lets you configure rich text signatures. It has the option to print emails. The app features quick filters to find read/unread emails.
The app lets you customize swipe gestures, switch to the dark theme, add widgets to the home screen. It packs a smart conversations module and supports the GroupMail feature. Its APK size is 26.3 megabytes. A strong encryption algorithm powers BlueMail. You can configure the app to lock the phone after a specific time period.Download Bluemail
AM is the tiniest Android Email Client Apps on our list. It is a powerful application which supports SMTP, POP3, MS Exchange, Yahoo Business mail, Google apps, and many other platforms. Once you run AqualMail, you’ll see the option to setup a new account. Tap on it. Now, you’ll see a popup box with the following options:
- Gmail or Google Apps.
- Hotmail or Outlook.
- Internet mail.
- Exchange mail.
Select service type of your choice and then tap the “OK” button. Now, follow the onscreen instructions. AM is compatible with Android wear and supports widgets, swipe gestures, integration with light flow/tasker, and many other best Android launcher apps.Download AquaMail
Conclusion: The best Android email apps and clients we have mentioned above are secure. They are widely trusted and used by Android lovers. The applications provide excellent features. They are free. Are you using any one of them?