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Inbox by Gmail officially shuts, here is how you can still use it

'Inbox by Gmail' has finally ended its services, four years after it was introduced but you can still use it on Gmail.

Suhail Sattar Written by: Suhail Sattar
New Delhi Published on: April 02, 2019 19:53 IST
Inbox by Gmail officially shuts, here is how you can still use it
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Inbox by Gmail officially shuts, here is how you can still use it

'Inbox by Gmail' has finally ended its services, four years after it was introduced. Inbox by Gmail was a priority-focused, standalone email service by Google that was started in 2015. Being around for quite some time, Inbox by Gmail turned out to be another Google service that was unable to show results.

Google over the years has re-introduced all its features to Gmail by which all its loyal users don't have to miss out on anything long, once gone, except for the branding.

'Inbox by Gmail' was an important phase for the company that helped it shape up Google’s email service. Many features like the Smart reply, Follow-ups, Hover actions and Snooze were originally introduced with Inbox by Gmail, that with the run helped Google in getting feedback on how users’ interacted with these features and bought changes to the main Gmail platform accordingly.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai in 2014 said back then that there was a clear distinction between Inbox and Gmail as Inbox by Gmail was a completely different type of service that focused on things that really matter.

Tips on how to use Inbox by Gmail on Android

XDA has demonstrated how to use the Inbox by Gmail app on Android phones

  • The first step is to ensure that the user has the latest version Inbox by Gmail app installed on the phone.
  • Next step is to ensure that the Android device has been rooted.
  • Make sure to Modify the Inbox app.
  • Now Run the shell command: su am start -n "com.google.android.apps.inbox/com.google.android.apps.bigtop.activities.SwitchActivity" --ez "countDown" true
  • Once done, simply hit the 'not now' button
  • Now open the inbox app normally and continue using it.