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Oh No! Google is ending support for the Gmail app on the Blackberry platform, woe is the Blackberry user. Plagued by downfalls and poor support Blackberry seems to be heading for a downfall. Google has announced that it will end support of the Gmail app for BlackBerry phones on November 22nd.

Fortunately those who already have the app installed will be able to continue using it indefinitely, but it will no longer be supported by Google.

Deprecation of Gmail App for BlackBerry

Released on 11/08/2011

Beginning November 22, 2011, we will end support for the Gmail App for Blackberry (installed native app). Over this past year, we’ve focused efforts on building a great Gmail experience in the mobile browser and will continue investing in this area.

Users may continue to use the app, if installed, however it will not be supported by Google, or available for download starting November 22. BlackBerry users can continue to access Gmail through the mobile web app at in their BlackBerry web browser.Learn more.

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Google Apps, Google Apps for Business, Government and Education


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