Gmail for iOS has been up to date with assist for a devoted widget. The Gmail widget is offered on the gadgets working on iOS 14 and above, enables you to search your inbox and compose a brand new e-mail. Along with Gmail, Google Drive and Google Match apps on iOS have been up to date with widgets. Google has additionally promised to convey Calendar and Chrome widgets to ship an enhanced expertise on iOS 14 and later variations. In the meantime, Chrome on the iPad has been up to date with assist for a number of home windows.
In contrast to the Gmail widget on Android that permits you to view your newest emails, its counterpart on iOS does not offer you a preview of your inbox. It as a substitute provides you a typical 4×2 widget from the place you may search your inbox or faucet the Compose shortcut to create a brand new e-mail. The Gmail widget on iOS additionally comes with a shortcut to view your unread emails. It offers a counter to allow you to view what number of new emails are there in your inbox as a substitute of getting to make use of the badge on the Gmail app icon.
The variations between the Android and iOS widgets of Gmail exist primarily because of Apple’s developer tips that limit builders from offering any interactive components on their widgets.
Google has provided the up to date Gmail for iOS (model 6.0.201101) for gadgets working on iOS 12.0 and above. Nonetheless, the Gmail widget will solely be obtainable in case your iPhone is working on iOS 14.
Alongside the Gmail widget, Google announced that it has created the Drive widget for iOS gadgets that gives the flexibility to seek for any information saved on the cloud storage. Google Fit for iOS has additionally been up to date with the widget that permits you to observe your exercise with Coronary heart Factors and Steps.
Google can be bringing the Calendar widget for iOS gadgets within the coming days that may showcase your upcoming appointments and provides fast entry to your calendar. Moreover, the Chrome widget that may give entry to look, open a brand new tab or incognito tab, voice search, and QR scanning has additionally arrived to Chrome Beta. Will probably be obtainable to everybody early subsequent yr, Google stated.
Not too long ago, Google launched widget assist to its apps together with Google Photos, YouTube Music, and the native Google app. The expertise, nonetheless, is to date equivalent to what one might get by the context menus on Google apps beforehand.
Google has additionally updated Chrome for iOS and iPadOS to a model 87.0.4280.60. The up to date Chrome browser on the iPad means that you can open a number of home windows concurrently. You simply have to faucet and maintain a hyperlink after which select the choice ‘Open in new window’ to open a selected web site in a brand new window. Additional, the replace brings a characteristic referred to as ‘security examine’ within the Settings menu that means that you can examine whether or not you are on the newest model of Chrome, have Protected Searching enabled, and whether or not you’ve got any compromised passwords. It would additionally offer you the steps to repair compromised passwords, if in case you have any.
Earlier this week, Google up to date Chrome browser on macOS with various performance improvements. It additionally rolled out a local construct of Chrome for the Apple silicon that it needed to halt for a day because of some glitches.
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