Email is something we all have to deal with and sometimes it's not a pretty task - especially on the go.

Thankfully, there are lots of options out there for people that want something a little different to the default mail experience on phones and tablets.

Here are the six best apps to help you deal with that ever-expanding inbox.


Microsoft Outlook - email and calendar

+ Universal & Apple Watch App - Designed for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch
Released: 2015-01-29 :: Category: Game

FREE!

Outlookisn't your go-to email client but the most recent version is pretty formidable.

With features like the focused inbox, support for all kinds of email accounts, and an integrated calendar, Outlook is a good choice for someone looking to consolidate their productivity needs into one app.

Dispatch: Email meets GTD

+ Universal & Apple Watch App - Designed for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch
Released: 2013-06-04 :: Category: Game

$6.99

Dispatch is designed for power users, with its primary unique features being snippets for quick replies on-the-go and an impressive variety of app integration so that your inbox never has to pull double duty.

Gmail - email by Google: secure, fast & organized

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-11-02 :: Category: Game

FREE!

Gmail is a classic pick if you're looking for something different than the default app -especially if you use Gmail on your laptop or desktop.

The only real problem with it is that it doesn't support non-Google email accounts, so it's really tuned for Gmail users that want a consistent experience when handling their mail.

Mailbox

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2013-02-07 :: Category: Game

FREE!

Mailbox is Dropbox's solution to mobile email. With its fast and customizable swipe actions, it focuses on getting your inbox to zero in no time.

Although it's limited to only Gmail or iCloud email accounts, Mailbox is a great pick for quick email triage.

Boxer Pro

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-09-26 :: Category: Game

$4.99

If you want to turn your email account into a to-do list, calendar, and contact manager, Boxer is here for you.

It supports just about any email account type and can do anything from send quick replies to share your calendar availability.

Inbox by Gmail

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2014-10-22 :: Category: Game

FREE!

Inbox is another Gmail-centric pick - and a bit of a divisive one as itonly shows you emails when you actually want to see them and keeps things as simple as possible.

It'sfar from ideal for power users, but a welcome change of pace for those that want a simplified email experience.

What's your favourite email app? Did it make the list? Let us know in the comments below!

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