Google launches add-ons for Gmail
First announced to developers in March, Google has now launched Gmail Add-ons. By letting developers integrate a function of their apps or services natively in Gmail, users can now finish a task without leaving their inbox.
Rather than toggling between your inbox and other apps, use add-ons to complete actions right from Gmail. With Gmail Add-ons, your inbox can contextually surface your go-to app based on messages you receive to help you get things done faster. And because add-ons work the same across web and Android, you only need to install them once to access them on all of your devices. Click the settings wheel on the top right of your inbox and then “Get add-ons” to get started.
Gmail add-ons available today include Asana, Dialpad, Hire, Intuit QuickBooks Invoicing: ProsperWorks, Trello, Streak, and more. DocuSign is onboard too, but the add-on is listed as “coming soon”.
G Suite and Gmail users can check out the G Suite Marketplace to find and install Gmail Add-ons. The adds-ons only work on the web and on Android at the moment, and there’s no word if it’s coming to iOS.