Being able to check your emails while on the move might not be one of the most exciting ways of using your iPhone or iPad, but it’s certainly one of the most common.
Whether it’s because you want to reply to a friend’s message, or catch up on your work inbox, you want to be able to do it efficiently.
While the stock email app covers the basics, we took a look at 10 of the best apps for making managing your emails on the move even easier.
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1. Boxer ($4.99) - Combining emails, a calendar function and contact management, Boxer makes it simple to organize your inbox. Amongst other things, you can add your emails to a to-do list, send them to Evernote with a quick tap, "like" emails to send a read receipt to people, as well as set up quick reply macros. It simplifies the process immensely.
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2. CloudMagic (Free) - CloudMagic prioritizes helping your battery life by having emails pushed from the cloud instead of constantly retrieving them. Alongside that, you can use your Apple Watch to quickly tackle your latest messages without digging your phone out. There's unified inbox support, instant push notifications including Gmail, and it'll hook up to many other popular apps such as Wanderlust and Trello.
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3. Airmail ($4.99) - Previously a hit for Mac, Airmail has made its way to iOS. The app offers features such as PDF creation, 3D Touch support, a snooze button for important emails and more. Bulk editing means it'll take seconds for you to work your way through an overflowing inbox, and you can easily handoff content between your phone and your laptop.
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4. Gmail (Free) - Gmail's official client is convenient for those who only have Gmail accounts to check. You can easily switch between up to five accounts, enjoy badge, lock screen and notification center support. You can also view Google Calendar invites, as well as Google+ posts from within the app.
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5. Inbox (Free) - Another Google app, Inbox focuses on your most important messages. It highlights the information you need without needing you to open each message, from photos of friends to shipping information. Bundling together similar messages makes it quicker to work through everything, and you can always hit the snooze button to check things later.
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6. Microsoft Outlook (Free) - Microsoft's solution offers a Focused inbox, keeping important messages on top while you seamlessly switch between emails and calendar appointments. It learns as you use it, with its smart filters adapting to your needs. You can easily view files from Dropbox, OneDrive and more via the app for extra convenience.
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7. Spark (Free) - Spark is ideal for triage work on your inbox. It'll detect if your email is personal, a newsletter, spam or something business related, before grouping it together with similar messages. You can easily choose to archive or delete through a quick swipe. Natural language search tools mean you won't have to worry about phrasing your search request just so either.
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8. Dispatch ($6.99) - Dispatch is a powerful email app with one particularly powerful tool. You can save various "snippets" - quick replies - to reuse for multiple messages, ensuring you can get through your emails faster than ever. As well as that, Dispatch works in conjunction with 55 other apps, builds up multiple search terms, and makes it quicker than ever to add attachments.
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9. Timyo (Free) - Timyo is another email app that prioritizes your mail depending on its level of importance. A tab based interface means you can easily split things up according to if they need dealing with today, later or if they're VIPs. An Agenda View layout means you always know what's required of you each day of the week, and you can keep track of when you should be expecting a reply.
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10. myMail (Free) - Offering support for multiple different email accounts, including Hotmail, Yahoo, Gmail and AOL, myMail makes it simple to view an inbox summary, whether you're using it through your phone or Apple Watch. You can manage your notifications so they only come through at a time that suits you, quickly search through your inboxes through words and spotting friends' avatars, and check out full email threads on one screen.