Here is the day Google's Inbox is going to die
Anyone who logged into Google’s Inbox app on Tuesday was greeted by a notification telling them to just download regular Gmail already. It also warned users that Inbox will not be available after April 2.
The move was first announced back in September, but Google apparently felt the need to reiterate that Inbox will die soon to anyone still using the app.
Though the two apps are functionally similar, Inbox and the regular Gmail app served different audiences. Inbox leaned heavily into productivity-minded users by giving people some handy ways to clean up their messy inboxes and never spend too much time drafting a response. It was the birthplace of the auto-generated Gmail reply, for those who would rather say “Thanks!” by pressing a button than typing it out. Read more…