Yahoo Mail is the pioneer of email services and while it is hard to imagine that there are actually people out there still using this service, the fact that it has more than 100 million downloads in the Google Play Store says it all.
For those who prefer an alternative to their current mailing service, Yahoo Mail app is one of the best you can get out there for free. The application has now received a major update that comes in to improve the application in all areas possible.
Recent times have seen the Yahoo Mail app receive quite a number of updates. It seems the company is once again trying to revive its dying email services by turning to the mobile world. Slightly over a month ago, the app was updated on both Android and iOS. After coming in with improved methods of keeping track of one’s Yahoo contacts in addition to enhanced syncing, Android users are again on the receiving end of the latest update that brings v5.6 of the app into play.
While some of the most common things to see when a software update is released are to do with bug fixes as well as improvements in performance, the new Yahoo Mail doesn’t come with such details in its change log. However, there is quite detailed information about the new features that have been added to the application.
The updates Yahoo Mail app v5.6.5 comes with new features such as the ability to send multiple attachments, carry out quick searches in your contacts, messages as well as media files, easily switch between different accounts, including those from other players such as Gmail or Outlook, among others. It gets even better as the updated version comes with 1000GB of free cloud storage from Yahoo, meaning that you can have all of your media files stored on the platform without having to worry about depleting your phone’s storage space.
If you enjoy having different backgrounds, there is now room to choose a theme you like from the selection available. The new Yahoo Mail app has also received some security updates where users will no longer be dependent on the vulnerable password authentication, instead, all they need is to enable Account Key in order to sign in in a secure and password-free manner.
With the growing popularity of GIFs, Yahoo Mail app has also gained the ability to share these characters with friends. Users of the app can also include art-designed stationery in their emails thanks to Paperless Post. Last but not least, the latest version of this emailing application has also integrated the ability to connect with Dropbox and Google Drive to allow easy access to files stored on these platforms when in need of sharing them.
The updated Yahoo Mail app for Android can be downloaded for free from the official Google Play Store.