Google decides to kill 'Inbox' app four years after its launch

Google decides to kill 'Inbox' app four years after its launch

"We're planning to focus exclusively on Gmail and say goodbye to Inbox by Gmail at the end of March 2019", Matthew Izatt Product Manager, Gmail said in blog post.

The most recent features included such as Nudging, Smart Reply, and high-priority notifications.

Google says that it "learned a lot about how to make email better" from Inbox, and now with the "popular Inbox experiences" ported over to Gmail, the company wants to "focus exclusively on Gmail".

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Google has announced it is ending its experimental Inbox for Gmail service.

Features such as Smart Replies and smart bundling have made their way to Gmail too.

Google has stated its Inbox app has been put on a life support at the moment, with March 2019 as the tentative window when the app will finally be pushed into oblivion. Compared to Gmail, Inbox is something of a dark horse and has often been regarded as a testing ground for features that later make their way into Gmail. The Inbox app will be completely removed from all stores. However, several of its features have been introduced to Gmail.

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Google has announced the closure of its mail app Inbox, which worked for only 6 months.

Users of Inbox have until March to begin switching back to Gmail instead - Google has provided a handy transition guide to aid this process. That naturally encouraged users to look for other email apps such as Inbox. All of your correspondence already waiting for you in Gmail.

While much of the tech world was focused on, Google dumped the news that it is killing another product. The app primarily focused on viewing emails on smartphones and included features that were not available on the regular Gmail app.

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Google said that it is making the change so it can focus exclusively on Gmail.

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