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…
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.