What you need to know
- OnMail now allows everyone to add their existing email accounts to the app.
- Other improvements include new improvements to the Accept Sender functionality.
OnMail, an email service run by Edison, has made some changes to allow people to get more out of it across multiple devices including iOS. Top of the list is the ability for all free-tier users to import their existing email accounts into the app. That feature was previously limited to those who paid for the service.
The move means that those who already have accounts from Gmail, Outlook, and even iCloud can now read and send email using the OnMail app. That, the outfit says, immediately levels up your existing email account in new ways.
OnMail now also has new tools for making it easier to quieten your inbox. Blocking as ender is now quicker than before, while new notification controls mean that you will now receive repeat emails from an account, even if you're yet to approve it for email receipt. That allows you the added confidence that you'll never miss an email, even if you're yet to approve someone.
Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.
Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.
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