In an attempt to make its popular email client more secure for those with Yahoo and Microsoft accounts, Google today announced the addition of OAuth support for third-party accounts to its Android app.
“We’re always working to make your Gmail app experience safer, which is why today Gmail is gaining Oauth support for all Yahoo and Microsoft accounts,” says the Gmail team on Google+. “Oauth adds an extra layer of protection and allows you to take advantage of security features like two-step verification and account recovery.”
According to Google, the update will arrive in the next couple of days, and will feature several bug fixes and improvements to the app’s performance.
As always, Gmail can be grabbed from the Play Store.