Gmail for mobile version 2.0 is now available for downloading on phones with J2ME support, Google claims the application to be much faster, robust and easier to use from its previous versions, available in a total of 35 different languages the free application lets users access their Gmail accounts from any J2ME supported mobile phone.
Google Mobile team rearchitected the entire application pushing all the processing to the background, coupled with removal of bottleneck code resulted in a much faster and more robust application with smoother scrolling without freezing.
Gmail For Mobile 2.0 Features:
- Multiple accounts management: If you have both a Gmail and Google Apps email account, you can easily switch between them quickly. You will no longer have to use two different mobile apps to access personal and work emails.
- Multiple mobile email drafts: You can save multiple email drafts in your mobile phone, so that you can pick and choose what you would like to send later.
- Powerful shortcut keys: If you have a QWERTY phone, you can use shortcut keys. Hit 'z' to undo, 'k' to go to a newer conversation, and 'j' to go to an older conversation. See Menu/Help in the app for more shortcuts.
- Basic offline support: Can't get a signal? Not a problem. You can compose and read your most recent emails even when there is no signal. Also, any outgoing messages will be saved in the outbox on your phone and sent automatically when you're back in coverage.
The new update should address the existing problems with previous version of Gmail for mobile, to install Gmail for Mobile on your J2ME enabled device visit http://m.google.com/mail from your cellphone.