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4 MB

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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8

App requires

  • contacts
  • contacts
  • phone identity
  • music library
  • photos library
  • media playback
  • microphone
  • data services
  • speech
  • web browser component
  • internet connection
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
  • push notification service
  • movement and directional sensor
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MetroMail is the first third-party email client for Windows Phone. It improves user experience by significantly expanding the functionality offered by the native email client. It also brings a first-class experience for Gmail users, which includes all major Gmail-specific functionality, and instant notifications.

NOTE: The free ad-supported version allows full functionality for a single email account. For adding additional accounts, removing ads, and supporting future development, purchasing the full version is required. An unrestricted free 30 day trial is also offered.

Why use MetroMail as an Outlook/IMAP user?
- Swipe actions for managing emails
- Attach files from either your device or your OneDrive account
- Ability for editing replies (plain-text only)
- Individual tile colors for each account
- Individual notification sound for each account
- Individual toast notification support with night mode for each account
- Tile counts are synced across all your devices (i.e. reading emails will reset the tile count on all your devices)
- Concatenate multiple accounts under one unread counter (for use with a single live tile or the lock screen)
- No longer break threads for non-Outlook (e.g. Thunderbird, Gmail) users when replying to emails
- Proper handling of embedded email images
- Choose between small/medium/large/original when attaching photos
- Support for HTML signatures

Why use MetroMail as a Gmail user?
- All of the above plus:
  + Instant notifications via IMAP IDLE
  + First-class support for archiving, starred emails, and labels
  + Support for inbox tabs (e.g. Primary, Social, Promotions)
  + Server-side search functionality with support for advanced Gmail search operators
  + Support for multiple From addresses within the same account

Security & Privacy:
- The application only connects directly to your provider's servers and your password is never seen, processed, or stored by the app.
Version 3.2.1:
- Fix: Addressed issue with opening drafts

Version 3.2:
- Update: UI and performance improvements			
- Fix: Addressed a bug that would sometimes result in the app crashing when switching between accounts
- Fix: Better authentication handling for non-SSL connections [IMAP]
- Other bug fixes

Version 3.1:
- New: Save attachments using the file picker
- Other improvements
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  • by Andre 8/29/2014
    A necessary app for Gmail users
  • by Chad 8/29/2014
    Updated review: this app is fantastic, better than built-in mail app. I had some stability issues earlier, but I believe this was due to running on WP dev preview. Kudos to a great developer who is passionate about following up on technical issues!
  • by silvana 8/29/2014
    Is the best one out there, not perfect but will do
  • by Andrew 8/29/2014
    It's a little slow but I really enjoy the interface and how much thought was put into the app.
  • by Randall 8/28/2014
    Much faster than the native email app. My go to app for email.
  • by Carlos 8/27/2014
    Very good app. No problems so far. The interface is clean and you can check all your accounts under a single app. Highly recommended!
  • by Milorad 8/27/2014
    Finally a great mail app on windows phone
  • by Mo 8/27/2014
    Great email client. No complaints
  • by christian ricardo 8/27/2014
    Really nice, fast and reliable, would like it to have a simpler UI
  • by joyceann 8/27/2014