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Gmail update for Android 4.0 and 4.1 users adds resizable messages and swipe to archive feature

Gmail update for Android 4.0 and 4.1 users adds resizable messages and swipe to archive feature

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Gmail for Android
Gmail for Android

Gmail received a few nice updates when Android 4.2 Jelly Bean launched — at long last, emails resized to fit your device, and you could swipe a message to automatically archive it. Now, a new Gmail update brings those new features to all handset running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and up. In addition to resizable emails and swipe-to-archive, Gmail also now features the option to attach photos and videos directly within the Gmail app and improved photo previews and a full gallery view when adding those attachments. Overall, it's not a huge update, but resizable emails has long been one of the biggest issues with Gmail on Android — we're glad to see it finally rectified. Unfortunately, those not running Ice Cream Sandwich are out of luck. To get the update, just head over to the Google Play Store.