Gmail for Android update adds customisable swipe actions

Gmail for Android update adds customisable swipe actions

Now, the search giant seems to have rolled out another draw to Gmail for Android: the ability to modify swipe actions.

The update, rolling out in v8.5.20 of the Gmail app, now lets you tap on the "Swipe Actions" option in Settings which will give you options for both left and right Swipes.

Android: It's one of the better Gmail features-swiping across an email in order to archive or delete it. The update isn't available via Google Play Store, so you'll have to wait for Google to enable it via a server-side toggle.

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The mobile app has supported swipe gestures for some time now, but the options have been rather limited - toggling between read/unread or archiving/deleting messages. According to Android Police, the update has been rolling out over the past week, so you should see it soon if you don't already.

Interestingly enough, the changelog of the latest Gmail for Android update does not explictly mention this feature as an addition to the app. Users can set either left or right swipes to trigger any of the following actions: archive, delete, mark as read or unread, move, or snooze. Instead, it focuses merely on trivial changes like bug fixes and improvements.

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