SimpleGmail plugin For LiveView
SimpleGmail is a plugin that notifies you if there is a new message in your gmail inbox, or one of your labels. You can select what label to read. It supports Apps for Domains, and apart from the main account up to 5 additional accounts.
You can find it in the market! Check it here: GMail notifier for LiveView
SimpleGmail is a plugin for the LiveView device (by Sony Ericsson). So you need that device, and the LiveView(tm) Application.
There are at the time of writing a couple of other plugins that notify you of new email. One (Gmail for LiveView by LilHermit) doesn’t work anymore because it uses a deprecated API, the others ( e.g. poor Gmail Notifier by dekuyou) didn’t come with enough information for me to figure out what to think of it. They seem to be populair in the Japanese language, which I do not really speak :)
As there is no behind-the-scenes method to leech of your normal Gmail downloading, the plugin needs to fetch a feed and parse that. This shouldn’t take too much time, data or other resources.
You can use the provided test-application to test the feed. Note that even though there could be unread messages, this does not mean you’ll get an announcement: the app remembers the last new unread mail it has seen, and only announces once. If something does not work, check:
- Your username/password: if that isn’t correct, you won’t get any results ;)
- The label. Leave empty for default workings (your inbox). If you use ‘unread’ you also get the mails that skip you inbox (trough a filter). You could use any of you labels as well. Just one as for now.