Top 10 Best Email Android Apps – 2020

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Many of us send emails on a daily basis, some of us more than others. In order to do that in the most efficient way, we have to find the best service that fits our needs. Well, luckily, there are a ton of compelling email clients out there. On top of that, there are a ton of compelling email services that allow you to connect those providers.

Well, we've highlighted our favorite email apps for you to take a look at. You will find 10 email applications listed down below. These are only our favorites, of course. There are a ton of good email apps in the Google Play Store, and we cannot really list all of them. We did our best to highlight some really compelling apps, while keeping the list somewhat versatile.

Different people have different needs when it comes to email apps, so while some prefer simplicity and basic features, others want feature-packed email applications. There is something for everyone listed down below. So, if you use your email frequently, either for business or for private matters, check out the apps provided below.

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Top 10 best Email Android apps 2020

Below is a quick overview of the top 10 best Email Android apps for 2020, including any download and in-app purchase costs.

 

Download CostIn-app cost (per item)
Gmail
Microsoft Outlook
Yahoo Mail$1.2-$14
Email by Edison
Blue Mail
Spark Email
Spike
Aqua Mail$2.5-$40
TypeApp mail$16-$8.6
Yandex.Mail

Top 10 best Email Android apps 2020 downloads

Below is a little more information on each app, a suggestion for the type of user the app is best suited to, and a direct link for easy downloading.

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All download links go to the app's Google Play Store listing. Users are always recommended to download apps from Google Play or an authorized app store.

Best Email Android app for most users

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Gmail

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: Varies with device

Gmail is easily the best-known email client / app out there. This is Google's very own service, and the belonging app. You can log into Gmail with non-Gmail addresses as well, including Outlook, Yahoo Mail, or basically any other IMAP/POP email. It also comes with 15GB of free storage, so you won't exactly have to worry about your emails and belonging content taking up space, at least not for a long time.

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Gmail is excellent when it comes to blocking out spam. You'll still be able to see those emails, but they will be filtered out of your main inbox. You can create tags within this app, with color coding. You can also star your favorite emails, to get to them later, and there are also some gestures included in the mix. Gmail also looks quite minimalistic, and really sleek at the same time. The dark mode is available, and this is easily one of the best email apps for most users, if not the best one.

Download Gmail

Best Email Android app for Microsoft users

Microsoft Outlook app grid

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Microsoft Outlook

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: 5.0+

Microsoft Outlook is the best solution for Microsoft users, but not only for them. This app managed to grow out into a really, really capable email application. It's flat, it's minimalistic, and its UI is really well thought out. This app also allows you to connect to various other email services, just like Gmail. You can connect your Gmail account to this app, for example, without a problem.

The app's 'focused inbox' keeps your important messages at the very top. You can also switch between your emails and your calendar seamlessly within this application. Sharing your availability is also a breeze, while this app also works with Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft 365, and Outlook.com… in addition to Gmail and Yahoo Mail. Some swipe gestures are included, as are smart filters.

Download Microsoft Outlook

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Best Email Android app for multi-account connections

Yahoo Mail

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 5.0+

Yahoo Mail is still quite a popular email service, even though not nearly as before. That being said, the company did push this app forward over the last couple of years. Yahoo Mail app is modern, and it works great. The app allows you to connect various email accounts to it, including Gmail, Microsoft Outlook, and even AOL. The app is also designed to be easy to use with one hand, thanks to the UI elements placement.

There are a number of different custom setting options, and colors that you can choose from there. Unsubscribing from junk mail is extremely easy, while you can also fire up Attachments View to see all your email attachments. Deals View, Groceries View, People View, and Receipts View are also available, to make your email usage easy. Yahoo Mail comes with 1GB of free storage, by the way.

Download Yahoo Mail

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Best Email Android app for privacy

Email by Edison

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: 5.0+

Email by Edison puts focus on privacy. The company claims this is the only email that blocks read receipt tracking pixels without degrading the email experience. This email app also comes with a built-in AI assistant. It is supposed to help you search for bills, receipts, attachments, travel, entertainment, and more. You can even check package statuses in one separate folder within this app.

You can even cancel sent emails shortly after you send them. The app even comes with the 'Price Alert' option. If enabled, Email by Edison will alert you if your recent purchases dropped in price from retailers. There is an optional 'Focus Inbox' available within the app, and much more. The app's design is also quite nice, as it not only looks nice, but its UI is quite functional.

Download Email by Edison

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Best Email Android app for calendar & tasks integration

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Blue Mail

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: Varies with device

Blue Mail is one of the most versatile email applications on this list. It comes with excellent calendar and tasks integration, on top of everything. You can quickly navigate through your specific accounts and filters, while the design of the app is also spot on. The main focus is on the text of your emails, and attachments, if there are any, the rest of the UI blends in the background, pretty much.

You can attach various different accounts to this app, from Gmail and Outlook, to AOL, iCloud, and Office 365. Those are just some examples. The app also supports IMAP, POP3 + Exchange (ActiveSync, EWS, Office 365). The People Toggle Switch is Blue Mail's way to reduce email clutter, while email clusters are also an option. It organizes similar emails together. The dark theme is also available, and much, much more.

Download Blue Mail

Best Email Android app for non-standard features

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Spark Email

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: 7.0+

Spark Email is yet another nice-looking, versatile email application. This is actually one of the best-rated email apps in the Play Store, for a good reason. It allows you to connect various email accounts that you may have, from Google and iCloud, to Outlook and Yahoo. Exchange and IMAP are also supported, by the way. Spark is also really good at categorizing your emails.

It can prioritize some emails for you, while you can also snooze some of them via the app. You can schedule emails, if they need to go out later in the day, for example. Mail reminders and follow-ups are also included in the app, as is smart mail search. If you need to use the undo send option for emails, you can do that here as well. There are a ton of other features available, as this is a great app equipped with non-standard features.

Download Spark Email

Best conversational Email Android app

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Spike

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: 4.4+

Spike is a conversational email application. What does that mean? Well, this app will remove all the email clutter that you'd usually see, and show your incoming and outgoing emails in form of a regular text chat. You'll see chat bubbles for both incoming and outgoing emails, which makes the whole dealing with emails job much easier. This is quite probably the only app that does this right, at least the only one I've tried.

Multiple mail accounts are supported by the app, while you can manage tasks via this application as well. To-do lists are included, as is access to multiple calendars. Do you need a dark mode? Well, that feature is included in this application. You can snooze emails and tasks, while the 'Priority Inbox' option is also here. You can schedule emails if they need to go out at a specific time, and so on.

Download Spike

Best Email Android app for UI design

Aqua Mail

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: Varies with device

Aqua Mail is one of the best-designed email applications that I've used. This app comes with a sleek-looking UI, that is a pure joy to use. it's extremely simple, and yet functional. It does look quite similar to Gmail, though, keep that in mind. No matter if you need to connect multiple accounts to it, or need access to the exchange server, this app delivers. You can even use a "more secure" login method for Yahoo, Gmail, and Hotmail… OAUTH2.

Home screen widgets come in this package, while you can also take advantage of the 'Smart Folder' feature. Signature support is included, while you have four available themes to choose from here. You can change this app's design if you want. Ads are a part of the package, but you can remove them with a premium membership. Aqua Mail also puts a huge focus on privacy and security, with a strong SSL encryption.

Best Email Android app for those of you who want a ton of features

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TypeApp mail

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: Varies with device

TypeApp mail app is one of the most feature-packed applications on this list. It also comes with a really simple, and yet nice-looking design. This app is great for both users who want a lot of features, and those that want to replace their Gmail app. It comes with a unified inbox, for all your accounts, no matter which ones you attach. You can even create a Shared Group with specific contacts, to make things easier.

You can easily configure rich text in this app, and add your logo. Calendar sync is available, and the same goes for your contacts. The app is completely compatible with Wear OS, and it allows you to set a dark theme if you want. Account color coding is also available, just so you know exactly from which account is coming which emails. Menus are configurable within the app, and so on. There are many more features for you to check out.

Download TypeApp mail

Best Email Android app for essentials

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Yandex.Mail

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: Varies with device

Yandex.Mail is yet another great email client. This is a great choice for those of you who don't need a thousand features, but need some important ones. The app looks great, it's clean, and minimalistic, while being extremely functional at the same time. A dark theme is available as an option. App-wide search is included, as is the case with pretty much every app that we've listed here.

You can set up filters, if you want, while you can label emails as well. You'll get unlimited storage for all your messages here, while Yandex.Mail allows you to use multiple aliases for one mailbox. You can attach various different emails to Yandex.Mail, including Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo Mail, and so on. Spam protection is also included, and Yandex.Mail is a well-optimized app that offers great performance.

Download Yandex.Mail