Inbox by Gmail was officially released to the public on May 28, 2015 and shut down by Google on April 2, 2019. What set it apart from similar software is that it aimed to improve email productivity and organization through several key features: bundles gathered emails of the same topic together, highlights surface key details from messages, and reminders, assists, and snooze functionality enabled users to control when specific information appears. There were many updates over the years that included several new features, like an undo send feature, a “Smart Reply” that automatically generated short reply examples for certain emails, integration with Google Calendar, newsletter previews, and a “Save to Inbox” feature that lets users save links for later use. Read more for three alternatives you can try now.
3. Spike (iOS / Android)
Spike is much more than a simple email client, as they’ve ditched confusing email threads, dumped messy headers / signatures, and redesigned the inbox entirely. Users can experience the real-time awareness of messenger and the advanced functionality of email. It organizes your mail by contact and not by threads, with all your messages listed just like in a messenger app. A Groups feature enables you to chat with Spike and non-Spike users seamlessly and directly in your inbox. Visually preview attachments within emails without having to download them for a quicker and more convenient way to manage your files. More information
2. Spark (iOS / Android)
The Spark email client wants to keep things simple, while offering as many features as possible. Boasting a Smart Inbox that lets you quickly see what’s important in your inbox and clean up the rest, with all new emails smartly categorized into Personal, Notifications and Newsletters, the ability to collaborate with your teammates using real-time editor to compose professional emails, and Smart Notifications to filter out the noise, while still letting you know when an email is important. More information
1. Newton Mail (iOS / Android)
Newton Mail is designed to supercharge your email with power features like Read Receipts, Send Later, Undo Send, Connected Apps, Recap, Snooze, and lots more, across iOS, Android, Mac as well as Windows. It’s compatible with Gmail, Exchange, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail/Outlook, iCloud, Google Apps, Office 365 and all IMAP accounts. Some notable features include: Read Receipts, which is a read-status for every email you send (also get notified as soon as the email is read), Recap that automatically brings back conversations that are waiting for your reply or that need following up, and Connected Apps that let you finish your workflow without leaving your email – dd important emails to your favorite productivity apps like Todoist, Evernote, OneNote, Pocket, Trello, Wunderlist, Instapaper and more. More information.