Gmail App for Android Features Long-Awaited Updates [VIDEO]

Anita Li

Gmail is set to release long-awaited updates to its Android app, including pinch-to-zoom and swipe-to-delete.

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Website Android Police unveiled an unreleased version of the app on its blog. A video shows the client running Android 4.1., indicating that it doesn't only work with the latest, upcoming OS (Android 4.2).

The pinch-to-zoom feature lets users zoom in on (and out of) their emails, simply by pinching the screen. With the swipe-to-delete option, users can choose to delete or archive their emails with a swipe gesture, the blog says.

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On a less exciting note, users can now also report a message as phishing. Check out the video above for more.

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This story originally published on Mashable here.