Google Inbox 6 month review

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Rate the app 5 being the highest 1 being the lowest

  1. 5 stars (love it and use it all the time)

    2 vote(s)
    11.8%
  2. 4 stars (good app and use it often)

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    23.5%
  3. 3 stars (seldom use the app)

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    23.5%
  4. 2 stars (not my cup of tea, I prefer other email clients

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    41.2%
  5. 1 star (this app has issues, I uninstalled it and would not recommend it to anyone)

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    0.0%
  1. pc747

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    Before Lollipop we had Inbox, which was Google's reimagining of the Gmail/Email app. To install Inbox you had to be invited either by Google or someone with the Inbox app. Now that it has been a year time to grade this app on its usefulness. If you own the app how often do you use it and how do you feel about the app?
     
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    I deleted it about a month ago. It never seemed to grow into anything more than how it started.

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    Never found inbox to be anymore practical than the gmail app. I also do not use social media so the sorting portion I never use on any mail app.
     
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    No way. It's been 6 months already? (That made more sense before PC corrected the Title from 1 year)

    Anyway, wasn't my cup of tea. Neat idea, but I keep my inbox pretty tidy to begin with, so I didn't find it very useful or helpful.
     
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    I stopped using it about three days after I got the invite. It just isn't what I need from my email provider. <3 IMAP
     
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    I have to admit I was one who could not wait to get it and now I have it I forget it is on my phone. In fact I prefer the standard Gmail app over inbox. Nice concept but really did not care for the way they sorted mail.
     
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    Hard to believe its been a year already (and I still have invites never used). Like others stated, it seemed like a good idea. It may have usefulness for some, but it just never caught on with me. I prefer the G Mail app. I keep my G Mail Inbox and folders sorted the way I want and keep if very clean & neat.

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    Edited the title according to wiki it has not ben a year yet.
     
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    Used it for a week, went back to gmail.
     
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    I have been using it for a few months now and enjoy it more than gmail, and actually switched over all accounts from other email addresses to my gmail just to use it more. What I like about it is it seems to be easy to use as a reminder app, say when ordering something online, and needing to pay a bill. Plus it seems to integrate better for the mobile atmosphere I try to use my phone as, and use my desktop to check gmail.
     
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    Never used it, didn't see the need. Stopped using Gmail because I wanted one place to get all my mail. Went to Bluemail, which allows me to add any account I've ever dreamed of in a nice user interface, then Gmail upped their game, essentially doing what Bluemail already did. If anything, I would just revert back to Gmail, but so far so good with Bluemail.

    So...er...no Inbox needed.
     
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    Same as several here, I tried it for a very short time, it didn't fit so I deleted it with the Lolli update.
     
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