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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

UPDATE YOUR GMAIL APP

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.

Learn how to get Gmail features for Yahoo, Outlook, and other non-Gmail accounts.

Michelle is a Gmail expert and the author of this help page. Leave her feedback about this help page.

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