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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 Maura Garcia 8/27/2014
    Finally I can easily forward messages!
  • by Anand 8/26/2014
    It's a very helpful app for Gmail. Though not as seamless as Google's own client, it comes very near and gives all functionality. Highly recommended!
  • by Aila 8/26/2014
    Functionality is way better since he last update. It's the best alternative for Gmail for windows phones.
  • by Stefan 8/26/2014
    Works great. Free for one email account. Must get pay version for more than one. Pay after free trial. Worth the couple $s.
  • by Nicholas 8/26/2014
    Solid app. But slower than the built in one, but the increase in features helps offset it.
  • by Jano 8/26/2014
    Nice app...recommended
  • by wildfang 8/26/2014
    Remove advertisement
  • by shrl 8/26/2014
    Clear ads. Please!
  • by Keith 8/25/2014
    Overall a good mail app, I'm new to windows phone and still getting used to its idiosyncracies but metromail is better than the included app for sure. I went with the paid version to get rid of the ads and now its better with more screen area for use.
  • by Jan 8/25/2014
    Good alternative instead of default MS client, but too slow, buggy and unstable. I will wait to newer release or I will replace it by Maestro App (after official release).