Update your Android Gmail app
If you're on an older version of the Android Gmail app, your messages might not be secure, and you won't get the most out of Gmail.
Using the latest Gmail app, you'll get:
- Faster Gmail
- Better security
- New features, like email blocking and new formatting options
What you can do in the latest Gmail app
After you’ve updated the app, you can use the information below to explore changes to Gmail.
Secure your account
You'll get the latest security fixes and alerts, including:
- Warnings when messages aren't secure
- Warnings about suspicious senders
- Improved authentication and sync
Learn how to check security alerts in the latest Gmail app.
Change fonts, colors & formatting
Make your messages easier to read with bolding, colors, and other formatting. Your messages will look like you sent them from a computer.
Learn how to change your formatting.
Block unwanted emails
If you're getting messages you don't want, you can now block or unsubscribe from those messages.
Learn how to block senders.
See all your inboxes
If you've added other accounts to the Gmail app, you can now check all your accounts in one inbox.
Learn how to check all your accounts.
Use Gmail features with other accounts
Take advantage of Gmail features for other accounts you add to the Gmail app.
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