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Instead of forcing the user to work with their email the way Airmail developers would want, it allows the user to customize and make the email client work the way they want because of the sheer flexibility of the application. There's a lot of settings available in Airmail with which you can customize almost every aspect and functionality of the app. In fact, it's very easy to get lost in them and spend a lot of time tweaking and customizing everything to your liking. See More
The app will automatically attempt to figure out which emails are important to you and surface those. The priority emails will show up in your inbox in a tab called Focused, with other emails in a tab called Other. It aims to separate spam and promotional emails from the important emails. See More
The app stores user information and credentials on outside servers which is a violation of ActiveSync password requirement policies. These security concerns have been enough of an issue that European Parliament has banned its members from using the app out of fear that it might lead to leaking sensitive information. See More
Microsoft Outlook comes with built-in cloud storage browser allowing you to attach files directly from services such as Dropbox, Box, Google Drive or OneDrive to emails and directly open attached files without the need for the main cloud storage app. See More
Microsoft Outlook comes with quick swipe features where users can quickly swipe the thread either from left (to schedule) or right (to delete or archive). Additionally, users can also customize the swipe actions to, for example, set swipe from left to archive or swipe from right to delete. See More
In addition to showing contact information, the People section of Outlook can show all conversations you've had with a person. Moreover, if you're looking for someone that's not in your contact's list, but is in your company's or school's directory, Outlook can pull that information through integration with Global Address List (GAL). See More
Gmail brings much of the functionality and power of Google's search engine to the app's search. You can use operators such as label:, is:, OR, has: among others, define date ranges, limit search to specific groups and so on. And, you can do it all amazingly fast. The search will also try to predict what you're trying to search for before you've even finished your query and offer up those results. See More
The app allows inserting files from Drive straight to email or uploading attachments to Drive before sending them out. It will also notify if the person you're sending the file can open the file our should you change the sharing settings for that file beforehand. Finally, you can choose which one of your Google accounts you want visible in the app. See More
Gmail offers the ability to automatically organize your mail into specific categories: Primary Social Promotions Updates Priority Each of the categories can be disabled and you can move your mail around from category to category or set your own rules which sender should be put in which category. See More
The application follows Material Design guidelines with bright, flat colors. It consists of three main views - the main view display recent messages grouped by conversations, the message view that show's threaded messages and a hamburger menu that can be accessed with a swipe from the left side or by clicking the hamburger button at the top of the main view allows switching between various folders and accounts. See More
Dispatch has support for 22 third-party apps, including: 1Password, Asana, Calendar, Evernote, FaceTime, Instapaper, Maps, Readability, Reminder, Things, Twitter among many others. Dispatch will scan your e-mail for dates and times, phone numbers and e-mail addresses, real-world locations/addresses, web links, etc. and offer taking action with one of the aforementioned apps. See More
A short swipe off the message will bring up a menu with 5 options of interacting with the message: mark it read, star/flag it, archive it, move it to a folder of choice, or delete it. A longer swipe will initiate a user-configured "quick action" such as archiving or marking the message as junk. See More
TextExpander is a text macro tool that can, among other things, autofill your adress, signature, etc. It does that with a feature called 'snippets' and Dispatch has that functionality built in so you can respond to your e-mails quicker. See More
A feature called "sync" allows downloading emails locally on a per-folder basis. That will allow accessing them while offline, keep them always up to date, provide faster search, show unread email count and show push notifications as soon as new messages in those folders pop up. See More
Sends statistical data to several services known for bad privacy policies (Google, Facebook), also there's no way to opt out. Automatically creates an acount with the first address entered and subscribes you to their newsletter. Stores credentials for your email accounts on their servers. Stores your emails on their servers to push them to your devices. Server infrastructure seems to be located in the US. See More
Triage shows messages one at a time. You can swipe these messages up to archive and down to keep. It's designed this way to allow you to focus on one message at a time and not get overwhelmed with a plethora of messages at once. See More
SquareOne allows setting up "zones" that will automatically pull incoming messages from set contacts. This allows you to focus on one group at a time. For example, a work group during work time and a friends and family group once you're home. See More
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