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Gmail for Android update lets you reply and archive straight from notifications

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Gmail for Android
Gmail for Android

Google just pushed out a small update for the Android Gmail client, but it comes with a pretty handy feature. Users can now reply to emails straight from the notifications menu — when you expand the notification, there's a small box that contains options to reply, archive, or delete, depending on how you set things up. Unfortunately, it looks like you can only have options for reply or archive, not both, but it's still a nice addition (albeit something that webOS offered many years ago). If you get a lot of email, this won't be super useful, however — you can only use this feature if you have a single email in your notification drawer. Google's also included faster search results, both when offline and online, as well as the usual generic bug-fixes. The new Gmail update is available now in Google Play.

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