Here is a list of 5 Best email Widgets for Android. These widgets allow you to see the latest Emails from your inbox, right on the homescreen of your Android device. Most of these email widgets are scrollable, and let you add multiple accounts to them. Want to add a specific label from your Email inbox? No problem! You can even add multiple widgets and see the number of emails that are unread. Getting ahead of that and adding a widget to the lockscreen is possible as well! Go on, take a look below!
And by the way, you should also take a look at this article if you want to access your iCloud Mail account on your Android device.
Yes, Gmail for Android is on top of this list, because it’s the stock Email app for Android, and comes with a great Email Widget as well. The stock Gmail widget is scrollable, and lets you take a look at the most recent emails right on your homescreen. While adding the widget, you are asked to select the Email account you would like to add a widget for, and then select the label you would like to see. You got it right, the default Email Widget in the Gmail app, has support for Labels as well. So, you can add separate widgets for whichever ones you like among Primary, Social, Updates, Purchases, etc. While most Android devices come pre-installed with Gmail for Android, you can also get over to the Play Store to install it if your device doesn’t have it.
SolMail for Android is a great Email client which also has some pretty neat Email Widgets. SolMail supports all major Email accounts, and has a simple yet intuitive interface. You can add scrollable email widgets using SolMail, or you can add a simple Mail list. All the widgets come in dark and light themes, and the scrollable ones can be configured as well (see the 1st screenshot above). And, the small widgets, in fact, are configurable too! These small widgets mostly have an unread batch, account name, and nothing else. The bigger widgets also have the Compose Email button on top right. Give SolMail a try, you might like it!
3. Type Mail
Type Mail is a great standalone app for users who’d like a simple yet beautiful interface in their Email app. Type Mail has two types of widgets that can be added to the Android homescreen — a dark widget, and a light widget. These widgets are scrollable and let you scroll through your emails right on your homescreen. There is an icon for composing a mail on the right corner, and you can also tap on any message to open it up. Not just that, adding a small ‘label’ widget is supported as well. Head on over to the Google Play Store to get it now!
4. Aqua Mail
Aqua Mail for Android is another great Email widget which can really help you to get the desired info at the right time just by taking a look at your homescreen. All you need to do is add the widget to your homescreen, and configure the widget as per your liking. There are a total of 5 themes to choose from, for the widget. You have to enter the label that you’d like to be displayed on the widget, and select the folder from your email account. Don’t want a large widget? Aqua Mail also has the option to add a small, simpler email widget with Unread label. You can configure its look ‘n feel as per your liking, and select from 5 colorful icons. Go ahead, add a bit of color to the way you view your emails with AquaMail. AquaMail is available for free on the Google Play Store.
DashClock for Android is a configurable Widget application which lets you add different kinds of extensions to a widget. So, you can add various Email extensions as well! If you don’t find your existing email extension listed in the app, you can select Get more extensions from the options menu, and then get new extensions from the Google Play Store. The unread count will be shown to you along with the account name! And, DashClock also looks great as a lockscreen widget (and Android Lollipop users, you should look the other way, because this is one feature you can’t use) because of the configurable transparency. To get it for free, go on to the Google Play Store.
So, after reading the above list of the 5 Best Free Email Widgets for Android, your homescreen shall be the centre of all the info that you need at a glance, pertaining to your Email IDs, that is. Know of any other great email widget that I should have included in this list. Scroll over to the comments section below and add your suggestions.