Below you can find the change log for Talking Gmail Reader.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any concerns that you may have. And if you like the app, please add a market comment mentioning the handset (and headset) that you are using so that we can keep a list of them on this site.

Don't forget to open the app after an update has occurred or else the internal sync process will not start!

Talking Gmail Reader History

Version 2.2.1

  • Added a polling frequency of "Disable" to disable the app.
  • Some minor bug fixes as reported by users.

Version 2.2.0

  • New mark as read on read action option added.
  • Added a notification to show that we are syncing messages.

Version 2.1.3

  • Android 5+ compatibility with our "Car compatibility mode".

Version 2.1.2

  • Android 5+ compatibility updates.
  • Fixed an issue where the "Loading ..." account spinner would spin indefinitely on Android 4+.
  • Updated the account sync logic.

Version 2.1.1

  • Updated the in app icon.
  • Fixed some user reported issues.

Version 2.1.0

  • Added a new "Car Compatiblity Mode" feature. Enables the app to read out messages over most in-car bluetooth configurations!
  • Fixed an issue for those running Android 2.3 and lower and the failure to properly sync messages.

Version 2.0.2

  • Added a URL filtering option that can remove detected URLs from messages.
  • Updated the sync processes so that it syncs the most relevant messages first.
  • Fixed an issue that stopped audio playback when the text to speech engine encountered an error. Talking Gmail Reader should now ignore the error and proceed to the next message.

Version 2.0.1

  • Fixed a syncing issue that resulted in messages being loaded in reverse order.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the app from loading properly while the background sync was running.

Version 2.0.0

  • Completely rewrote the app! Way faster response times, less errors and a better user experience were some of our goals.
  • Tons of bug fixes.
  • Please see our recent announcements for more information.

Version 1.9.0

  • Added an option to limit the fetched messages to the last X days (2 by default).
  • Updated and fixed some UI issues for those running Gingerbread and lower.
  • Fixed some user reported issues.

Version 1.8.0

  • No longer requires a password (uses oauth2 for authentication). Please make sure to re-enable accounts!
  • Launcher can now be canceled.
  • New permission required for Gmail 4.2 access.

Version 1.7.1

  • Fixed dialog issues.
  • Addressed user reported problems.

Version 1.7.0

  • Fixed bug that affected filter by Gmail label. 
  • Updated the TTS access source code for greater Android 4+ compatibility.
  • Completely redesigned UI.
  • Optimized the apps shortcut (please re-add it to your screen before using it).
  • Fixed bug with "Shake to mute", which was enabled by default even when disabled in the user preferences.

Full History ...

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