While one may talk about the superiority of using the Android operating system and talk about the features available on the platform. While the other may talk about the features available on its substitute platform that is iOS. While iOS furnished by Apple, on the other hand, Android is built on Google’s Open Source Project. So, we anticipate the native Google Apps to have more features when compared to the iOS ones. But unfortunately, that is not the possibility this time. This article consists of some cool features of Google apps which deliver on iOS, but not on Android. Also read, Top 10 Android games with support for 90Hz displays

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All the features talked about in this article are mentioned below, so that users can have a clear idea of the same.

  • Google Keyboard dot shortcut-

A lot of shortcuts that help users to shortly access keyboard functionalities are present in Google Keyboard. One of them is used while typing every sort of punctuation. If users want to add punctuation while they’re typing something. Then they would simply tap and hold on the dot-key and they would see all the punctuation marks on their screen.

  • Hide illustrations in Google Calander-

By default, the Google Calendar app puts some illustrations behind the header of each month. Users would glimpse summer scenes in the hot months and more in different seasons. If one doesn’t like this feature, then they could just turn it, but only if they are using an iPhone.

  • Extensive Google Keyboard theming-

Google Keyboard is one of the most used Google apps, as it offers some great features. Even iPhone users receive some great features. But when compared to android, iPhone users get even more and better-theming options. So they can customize it even more when compared to what can be done on the android side.

  • Unofficial widgets-

With the introduction of widgets in iOS 14, a lot of users were using the feature and we’re enjoying it too.iPhone users now receive one more good feature that is only available on iOS which is support for unofficial widgets. That means iOS users can use the unofficial widgets on any of their iPhone/iPad running iOS 14 or above.

  • Google Drive Privacy Screen-

Google has rolled out a new Privacy Screen feature for Google Drive on iOS and iPadOS. This allows users to require Face ID or Touch ID authentication whenever anyone tries to open the Google Drive app on their devices.

  • Google app Incognito Mode Privacy-

Users can turn on Face ID or even Touch ID that would enable incognito mode. And then, it would make the particular browsing session more secure when compared to it disabled.

  • Google app multiple tabs-

On iOS devices, users can have multiple tabs on the Google App. But the Google app on Android doesn’t have this feature. But according to some reports, it could soon be coming to other android devices as well.

  • Easy Chrome multi-window-

With iPad’s 13, there was a new feature that made it open several copies of the same app, each running in its window. Chrome for iPad now supports it, and users can use it. But it is not sure if Android tablet users will get this feature.

  • Chrome recent tabs in the Switcher-
Users may not need to have to tap the three small icons at the top of the Tab Switcher view to switch between tabs. As they could just switch between them, by swiping left or right, anywhere on the Tab Switcher screen.
  • Gmail snooze Settings-

With iPhone, snoozing mails are also available. That means users can snooze the mails and it is a very useful feature used by a lot of iPhone users. However, reports suggest that this feature could soon be coming to Android phones as well.

Out of all of these features, some of them are available to download for android devices. But currently, it is restricted to the beta versions of the app so it would take a long time for regular users to actually get this feature. 

Well with that said, do let us know your opinions on the features that are available for iOS, by dropping a comment down below. 

Madhav is a Tech Enthusiast and a Gamer. He also writes for The Automotive Blog, where he covers Auto related news.