Yesterday Google rolled out an update for its Gmail for Android app with a very noteworthy feature; support for Microsoft Exchange. The latest version of the app is now available for downloads on Google Play.
So far it has only been Gmail for Android app on Nexus devices that have had support for Microsoft Exchange. Google confirmed this to Venture Beat where the company’s representative said: “Exchange support was previously only available on our Nexus devices, but as of today, Exchange support covers mails, contacts, and calendar data in Android across all devices.”
All your mail in one place. An update to the Android Gmail app is now rolling out with support for Exchange accounts pic.twitter.com/yV6zjI0e6U
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The Exchange Server started off as a Microsoft’s internal mail server before it was open to the general public. Its email client, Microsoft Exchange has taken back bench to Microsoft Outlook client, which is why it is less popular. Exchange Servers initially only supported proprietary protocol MAPI, but with time it added support for POP3, SMTP, EAS, and …read more
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