Integrating With the Gmail API Is Hard. Nylas Makes it Easy.

Your no-maintenance solution to integrating with the Gmail API and 100% of email service providers.

  • Node
  • Java
  • Python
  • Ruby
import Nylas from 'nylas';
   clientId: CLIENT_ID,
   clientSecret: CLIENT_SECRET,
const nylas = Nylas.with(ACCESS_TOKEN);
nylas.account.get().then(account => {
    `Email: ${account.emailAddress} | `,
    `Provider: ${account.provider} | `


public class Email {
  public static void main (String[] args) throws Exception {
    NylasAccount account = new NylasClient().account(ACCESS_TOKEN);
    List threads = account.threads().list(
      new ThreadQuery().unread(true)); Thread thread ) -> { 
      System.out.println( thread.getSubject() ); 


from nylas import APIClient
nylas = APIClient(
# .first() returns the most recent email
message = nylas.messages.first()
print("Subject: {} | Unread: {} | from: {}".format(
    message.subject, message.unread, message.from_


require 'nylas'
nylas =
   client_id: CLIENT_ID,
   client_secret: CLIENT_SECRET,
   access_token: ACCESS_TOKEN
an_email = nylas.messages.first
puts an_email


The Secure, Scalable API for Gmail

The Nylas Email API gives you a secure, reliable connection to your user’s Gmail accounts, as well as every other email service provider. With Nylas, you can sync historic and live email data into your application in real-time and get bi-directional email sync with full CRUD (create, read, update, delete).

Save Months Integrating With the Nylas Email API for Gmail

To integrate with Gmail’s authentication flow yourself, it would take 372 hours; to build out Gmail sync, 1,900 hours; Save time, money, and capitalize on Nylas API features.

Full Search Functionality

Nylas provides search functionality that allows you to run full-text search that is proxied to the users’ Gmail accounts. Results are matched with objects that have been synced, and then returned.

Webhook Notifications

Webhooks allow your application to receive notifications when certain events occur — they are easy to integrate with your app and scale seamlessly with your growth.

Infrastructure and Physical Security

The reliability of the Nylas communication platform provides an integration that guarantees 99.9% uptime.

Express Security Review

Exclusive access to a streamlined review process for lower cost & faster Google OAuth Security Verification.

Costs of the Gmail API vs. Using the Nylas APIs

As your platform scales and your user base grows, so do costs for maintaining the Google Calendar integration directly, such as:

  • Operating servers
  • Building Google OAuth security features, infrastructure and support
  • Google OAUth App Verification and Annual App Security Review costs
  • Supporting the integration and troubleshooting bugs
  • Spending time specializing in .ics and iCal protocols

With Nylas, we manage the end-to-end integration for you. Our API comes with out-of-the-box security certifications, and helps expedite and ease the
Google App submission and Google Security review process.

Learn more: Calculate Your Savings With the Nylas APIs »

With Nylas, Everything is Secure. Everything is Connected.

Security is our top priority — we sweat the small stuff so you don’t have to. Nylas is SOC 2 Certified, Privacy Shield certified, GDPR compliant, and HIPAA and FINRA ready. Data from every email you sync is encrypted and isolated with multi-level permission checks.

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  • World-Class Security Certifications
  • Token Management
  • Whitelisted IPs
  • Data Encryption
  • Granular Authentication Scopes
  • Gated Permission Checks
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How do I know how much time and money I’m saving with the Nylas API?

You can calculate exactly how much time and money you can save with our savings calculator.

How do I get started integrating with the Gmail API?

You can create a developer account with Nylas and sync up to 10 accounts for free here.

Where do I get the access key that allows me to begin integrating with the Gmail API?

You can access the Nylas Email API for Gmail key directly from your Nylas dashboard. One key unlocks access to any email provider in the world! Exciting, we know.

How do my users activate email sync?

Your users can kick-start full email sync simply authenticating access. Your users will input their credentials and then be redirected back to your application.

What kinds of companies use the Nylas API to integrate with the Gmail API?

Learn how customers in the CRM, ATS, automotive, finance, and legal industries use the Nylas Email API on our case studies page.

What languages can I use to integrate with the Gmail API?

We provide SDKs that make it easy to integrate your app using PythonNode.jsJava or Ruby, or you can use a different language of choice to connect to our RESTful API.

How is the Nylas API integration with the Gmail API secured?

The Nylas Email API encrypts 100% of your data with military-grade security standards. In addition, Nylas is GDPR compliant, SOC 2 compliant, and HIPAA and FINRA ready.

What are the pricing options for integrating with the Gmail API?

You can sync up to 10 accounts for free. After that, pricing is based on the number of accounts you have synced; you can view our pricing page for more details.

Additional questions about building your email integration?

Check out our comprehensive Getting Started Guide.