Top Email Notification Apps for Android Phone
Your Android device should, by default, have pre-installed email notification apps. But you may want to have a few email apps to turn your Android device a mobile email-ninja! Given below is a list of top email notification apps for Android phones. Let’s check them out one by one starting from the basic to the most advanced app.
MailDroid – Simple and concise, this app can take care of most of your email needs. It supports various features including instant “push” notifications, POP3, Exchange 2003 & 2007 support, IMAP, Webdav, spell check, password protection, search, move saved attachments to SD card etc. This one comes free, but with ads. If you wish to upgrade to the ad-free version then you may purchase MailDroid Pro for a nominal price.
Exchange by TouchDown – Exchange for TouchDown is a great app to manage contacts, office emails, calendars and tasks. Available at a nominal price, this is great app for Microsoft Exchange and MS Outlook Express users. In addition to the regular email notification features, this app also includes some popular features such as POP3, IMAP, Webdav etc. Exchange by TouchDown runs on all versions of Android devices. Using this app, you can download all your contacts and get the changes done automatically whenever you check your email.
K9-Mail – It’s an all-encompassing email notification app for Android phones that’s available free of cost. It is capable of handling all the essential email needs that you are looking for in an email notification app. It supports POP3, IMAP, and Webdav setups. Using the IMAP and Exchange ActiveSync set up, you can get instant push notifications on your emails. K9-Mail is a strong recommendation over any default Android email notification app. In addition to its range of efficient utilities, K9-mail also has one of the best customer support threads for any question related to its functions or usage.
Gmail – Gmail is the top email notification app on our list. Obviously, you should either have a Gmail account or Google Apps email address to use this app on your Android phone but the regular juicy updates and range of features make it a must-have email app for Android phones. One of the superior advantages of this email app is that it lets you enjoy its range of features regardless of whether you have an @gmail.com account. This means you can also use your company’s email id and effectively administer your conversations and tasks. The powerful spam filter, virus detector, option to integrate the app with personal contacts, instant “pushes” email notifications, and multiple email accounts support are some of the noteworthy benefits of this superior email app.
Gmail is an ideal app for entrepreneurs. It lets you manage all your business conversations so easily and makes things look uncluttered. Just consider this, you get all the Gmail features plus instant push notifications and the ability to check as much as nine email accounts at the same time from your Android phone. You can jump easily from one account to another, check mails and respond fast, manage your tasks and enjoy a range of email-friendly activities. As Gmail will probably be pre-installed for a majority of Android devices, most users should be able to having this app in their handsets. However, for certain devices like Android 2.2 (Froyo), updates are always available in the market.
Though these are the top email notification apps for Android phones, we shouldn’t forget the utilities of Yahoo!Mail. This email app handles most of the essential email needs of Android users. Some of the noteworthy features are: instant push email notifications, multiple accounts, and the benefit of integrating with Yahoo messenger.