Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Reviews

Gmail Android App Enhancements Include Enhanced Search Filters

Image Source: Unsplash

Recently, Google introduced a new feature in the Gmail Android app that allows users to initiate Google Meet calls directly from the app. Today, Gmail announced another valuable addition to its mobile app – improved search filters.

Currently, when using the Gmail Android app, users can search by typing keywords in the search bar to display relevant results, with the searched words being highlighted. While this functionality is functional, it lacks the advanced search filters available on the web version, which offer a more comprehensive search experience.

Google aims to bridge this gap by introducing search filters from the web interface to the mobile app. Users conducting searches within the app will now see a series of new options beneath the search bar, such as Sender, Recipient, Date, and Attachment. These filters will work similarly to the web version, potentially including an unread mail button and advanced search capabilities.

The search filters are displayed as rich drop-down lists, providing users with additional options upon selection. Users can input a contact’s name or email address, specify the search timeframe, suggested senders, or find emails from multiple senders by using these filters. By selecting a filter like Sender, Recipient, Date, or Attachment, the app will refine the search results based on the specified criteria.

It’s worth noting that these new search filters will be available to all Gmail users, regardless of their account type. Google has already begun rolling out the feature to users and plans to make it accessible to everyone by the end of October. The feature will not be customizable, according to Google’s announcement on the Workspace blog.

Additionally, Google has introduced the Material You design for the Gmail app, which includes a Meet tab at the bottom of the interface. Users have the option to disable this feature by accessing the app’s settings, navigating to the Meet section, and toggling off the “Show the Meet tab for video calling” option.

Have you received the search filters feature in your Gmail app? What are your thoughts on these new functionalities – do you find them beneficial and user-friendly?

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
AIAD

Image Source: Unsplash

You May Also Like

Reviews

A new milestone update for Windows 11, targeting a 2024 release, has started its pre-release journey in the Release Preview channel. This early version...

Reviews

Mozilla is set to roll out an exciting new set of tools aimed at boosting user efficiency on Firefox. The rollout will include the...

Reviews

Google takes search to the next level by incorporating an artificial intelligence enhancement. They’ve revealed AI Summaries, which adds an AI-powered synopsis atop the...

Reviews

At a special event at the Microsoft Campus, Microsoft introduced Copilot+ PCs as the latest Windows PCs integrated with AI capabilities. Much of the...