Gmail Android app updated with vacation response, printing, and more

Gmail Android app updated with vacation response, printing, and more

The official Gmail client picks up new features, however some are specific to Android 4.4 or later

The official Gmail app for Android is getting an update today which adds new moderate and handy features. Chief among the details is the ability to set vacation auto-responses, something previously only offered in the full web experience.

In addition to attaching photos or videos to emails, users can now toss in any file type, including .ZIP and .PDF. Those of you running Android 4.4 KitKat or later can also print hard copies of your emails directly from with the Gmail app.

Last, but not least, users may notice “enhanced performance of the app on low memory devices”, which come courtesy of Google’s Project Svelte.

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