Gmail Android app got the new update today with the new shortcut option. Yes, Google added the addition to account links in the app shortcut menu in the today’s update.
This feature will be very helpful for you if you have multiple accounts.
Below are the official change-log According to Google, to Gmail v 7.2 APK Update
- (Android 7.1 & up) Long press on the app icon to quickly compose a message, select an account, or drag and pin a shortcut
- (Exchange only) View, create, or edit tasks in your Exchange account
- Large File attachment accessibility
Few changes to describe here of this update.
The Exchange feature we also found in the previous update of the Gmail, but Google is treating it like a new feature for this update.
Also Read : How to Attach 50 MB Large Files in to Gmail/Emails.
The App shortcut feature was also found in the previous update. Google has reintroduced it with more accuracy and perfection. Simply just long-press and you get the usual compose shortcut followed by all the accounts you have in Gmail.
Below is the screenshot of shortcut feature:
Android Police’s Hands-on for this update:
To make a new shortcut, You can launch any of them from this list, or long-press one to drag it out. Note: For, one-tap access to specific accounts. You need to be on Android 7.1 for this to work.
Grab the APK File of this Update from Below.
Gmail v7.2 APK