Inbox by Gmail

Wanna get in on the Inbox action, but don’t have an invite to spare? Never fear, Google’s here … to help. You know how it goes.

After trickling invites out every few days, it looks like the Inbox team is getting ready to open the gates, promising invites today:

“PT” is Pacific Time, and 3pm PT is 10am AEDT, so if you email [email protected] between 10 and 11am this morning (Sydney time, accounting for daylight savings), you should get your invite by midday.

Have you checked out Inbox yet? Tell us what you think of the service below.

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    Jason Murray
    Before discovering the Nexus One, Jason thought he didn't need a smartphone. Now he can't bear to be without his Android phone. Jason hails from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane depending on his mood and how detailed a history you'd like. A web developer by day with an interest in consumer gadgets and electronics, he also enjoys reading comics and has a worryingly large collection of Transformers figures. He'd like to think he's a gamer, but his Wii has been in a box since he moved to Sydney, and his PlayStation Vita collection is quite lacking. Most mornings you'll find him tilting at various windmills on Twitter - follow @JM77 and say hi!
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    Joshua Hill

    I missed the one hour time set. Sent them an email anyway and got my invite a few hours later. Thanks Google 🙂

    OzPup

    damn you daylight-savings! (w.a)

    MIBLegend

    Got mine

    Shano

    got mine just now

    Diverser

    “Good news everyone! Two more batches are sending now. About 75% of invites.”

    From their twitter feed @inboxbygmail

    MIBLegend

    Guess I am not on those batches.

    Diverser

    Just got mine

    Fred

    Got mine, was hiding in a category.

    Seems like a bit of a mess, and there’s no widget.

    Martin Leonard

    Mine just arrived so they are getting through them

    Sam

    1pm – still no invite. Also got the “Thanks for requesting an invite…” automated repsonse.

    This experience has been pretty hit and miss.. Nexus 9 on it’s way hopefully.. best make up for my hard ships lol #firstworldproblems

    Usman Yousaf

    If someone can invite me as i missed happy hour??

    Diverser

    They said another 1h from 5PT time due to the high response

    Martin Leonard

    EDIT: 13:44 AEST invitation arrived so my bad for badmouthing Google 🙂

    Also sent one during the correct time and got a response
    “Thanks for requesting an invite. We’ll send you one as soon as possible.
    Your friends at Gmail”

    And I used the #inboxHappyHour tag in the email but still nothing (12:17)

    So broken promise – or overwhelmed with requests? Of course it could just have been a push for requests – maybe their bonus is based on the number who request an invitation?

    Shano

    Looks like some people got an invite & some didn’t on the google+ thread

    Sam

    URL for the thread?

    Shano

    I hope you get it. Awaiting approval. I was just reading a reply on it & google had responded to the amount of folk who wanted it & have said we will get an invite by 1pm

    Sam

    Sent the email, got the automated response, its 12:07pm.

    No invite – more broken promises. inb4tonyabbott

    KSI

    I sent one last night. Hope I don’t miss out.

    gothebroncos

    delivery failure….

    Fred

    You might have to try a few times before you get through; google says that an email sent from google to google fails permanently because google can’t deal with the rate of emails sent to google…..

    Damon Lewis

    I got the delivery failure as well 🙁

    ozvic

    Just try again a few times. I got it second attempt!

    gothebroncos

    thru now – keep trying, hope they send it

    deanomalino

    Nice. I’ll be sure to do this! 🙂