Tap an Avatar to See Recent Conversations, Contact Info, and More in New Gmail for Android

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Google announced through Google+ today that Gmail on Android is receiving an update that includes a couple improvements all based on user feedback.

For one, you can now tap on contact avatars in emails to see a full history, including recent conversations, contact info, and more robust details about the person should there be a Google+ account attached. Items like people you have in common, recent G+ posts, their birthday, place of employment, etc. can all be in there. 

The update also includes an improved account adding experience for those using non-Gmail addresses.

The update is rolling out slowly as usual, but you can sideload the newest .apk below.

Play Link | Download Link (apk)

Via:  +Gmail



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