Gmail is one of the most used email clients in the world and has its own separate app for the iPhone and iPad. Google has just launched a official update integrating one of the main new features of iOS 14: widgets.
While this is not announced as one of the news in the update data, the version 6.0.201101 Now available in the App Store, it includes this new widget that we can put on the home screen of our device.
Google was one of the first to update their apps with the new iOS 14 widgets. Apps like Google Photos or the Google Search app already have their widget available. And the new Gmail widget is very similar.
How is the Gmail widget
To add this widget you just need to download the app and follow the normal process to add a widget, here we tell you everything you need to know in case you have any questions. New gmail widget is only available, at least for the moment, in the intermediate size.
They can be distinguished 3 light areas in the widget, which work as direct access to the app, you know that iOS 14 widgets have their own mode of operation. Here are the three areas of the Gmail widget:
- Search mail. In the upper area we have a search box to quickly find an email.
- Write. By clicking here, we’ll start composing an email quickly.
- Received emails. When we receive an email, a notification will appear here, and by touching we will enter the unread emails.
It is a widget that can be very useful, especially if we frequently use Google mail on our iPhone. Also, it can be updated with new widget sizes over time.
Little by little the widgets are improving and the new ones are coming, it’s amazing what the developers are offering. As the weeks go by, great widgets like this keep coming in.