February 22, 2020
Gmail 5 billion installs

Gmail Hits 5 Billion Installs, Reaching Parity with YouTube, Maps, and Search

Gmail has joined three other Google services in reaching 5 billion installs from the Play Store, making it one of the most popular email clients…

Google reaches billions of people with its various products and services. Now, one of its most popular, Gmail, has hit 5 billion installs on the Play Store.

Gmail Reaches 5 Billion Installs from the Google Play Store

Gmail’s 5 billion download milestone means it joins the ranks of three others, Maps, Search, and YouTube. 

This shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given Google’s acquisition of other platforms, including Newton Mail, Accompi, and Astro. Also, Gmail itself reached 1.5 billion active users last year.

It’s worth noting, Gmail does come preinstalled on Android devices. So, a big percentage are out-of-the-box and not necessarily from user downloads.

Ashley Lipman

Ashley Lipman is a super-connector with Outreachmama who helps businesses find their audience online through outreach, partnerships, and networking.

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