Google’s Gmail App for the iPhone to Get Support for Third-Party Accounts
Microsoft Outlook is currently one of the most popular email apps on iOS, but Google is working on making its own Gmail app a more powerful alternative by adding support for third-party accounts.
At this point, Gmail on IOS only supports Google accounts, but it looks like the search giant is working on adding functionality that’s exclusively available on Android at the moment, namely third-party account support.
This would basically turn Gmail into a fully-featured email client like Microsoft Outlook, Spark, Airmail, and others, though for the time being it’s not yet clear when the new option would be rolled out to users.
What Google does right now is invite iPhone users to register for a beta program that would have them try out this feature before everyone else. The beta registration page is available here and it requires some basic information like name, Gmail a… (read more)