5 of the Best Email Apps for Android

While there is an official app for every popular email provider out there, there are a bunch of other third-party email apps that help people do emailing and all sorts of email tasks in a same or better way. These apps aim to provide users with the best email experience they can ever have; sometimes these apps provide much better features than what your default app can. So if you want to try a new way of emailing or just want to change your boring emailing app, here are five best alternatives for you.

1. Blue Mail


Blue Mail is one of the best email clients for Android devices. One of its best features, other than its beautiful interface, is the ability to unify your emails from various email service providers. It supports Gmail, Yahoo!, Outlook, and all major email providers. Other useful features include smart theme switching depending on the time, rich text signature, configurable menus, offline use, etc. Really, there is a lot to be explored in this app. You should definitely give it a try.

You can download the app for free from the Google Play store.

2. CloudMagic Email


CloudMagic Email claims to be an award-winning email app for iPhone, iPad, and Android. It works with all the major email services and you can have your account connected in just a few seconds. The focus has been on the simplicity, and it is reflected best when you open the Inbox. When a new email arrives, it alerts you using push notifications. It has support for unified inbox, file attachments from Dropbox and iCloud, passcode lock, and so on.

The app can be downloaded for free from the Google Play store.

3. Mailbox


Mailbox is for those who seek a whole new inbox. With plenty of features packed in, the app is nothing but a great companion to help you manage your emails in a much better way. You can swipe your emails to archive or mark them read, scan your conversations to find important things, and so on. You can even tell the app when to show you the new emails so that you are prepared at that time to send out replies.

The app is available free for download in the Google Play store.

4. Aqua Mail


Do you happen to own one of those older Android handsets that no longer get new software updates? Well, Aqua Mail works on those devices, too. You just need to be running Android 2.1 or up and you are good to go. The app supports the major email protocols to be used with your existing email accounts and provides features to enhance your emailing experience. It supports swiping, rich-text formatting, widgets, and integration with other apps.

All in all, Aqua Mail is a nice app to try out. And, it’s free.

5. K-9 Mail


K-9 Mail is a community-driven open-source email app for Android that packs great features just like any other great email app. Though you may not find everything to be so fancy, it’s great for those who love simplicity and do not seek dozens of features they they are not going to be using anyway. The app is simply for emailing, keeping everything else aside.

You can download it for free from the Google Play store.


Whether you are sick of your current email app or you haven’t found your email companion yet, these apps are there for you to try and experience a whole new emailing that you have never had before. Check them all out and let us know which one you are going to keep in the comments section below!

Mahesh Makvana
Mahesh Makvana

Mahesh Makvana is a freelance tech writer who's written thousands of posts about various tech topics on various sites. He specializes in writing about Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android tech posts. He's been into the field for last eight years and hasn't spent a single day without tinkering around his devices.

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