Yahoo Mail remains one of the company's biggest properties, and it's going all out with the release of version 5.0. This isn't just about a visual design, which we detailed when we got our hands on the beta. There are new features that can be found both in the app and on the web.
This release comes with the Yahoo Account Key, a way to sign-in without having to re-enter your password. Instead, it relies on push notifications sent to your mobile device. Just tap the button to get in. Hopefully someone else doesn't have your phone at the time.
Another big feature of Yahoo Mail 5.0 is the ability to stop using Yahoo and access other webmail instead. The app will now let you access AOL Mail, Hotmail, and Outlook.com.
Both options are also available in the browser.
Other changes make the experience feel more modern. You can swipe right to mark read or unread. Swipe left to delete. Flickr provides avatars for your contacts, and you're able to connect to Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter for photos. Smart Search helps you quickly find messages and attachments.
The update is making its way out through the Play Store in the stages, so check back later if the link below doesn't get you the latest version right away.