Google is to be about to improve the way mobile phone users access to its Gmail webmail service with an application.

Able to work on Java-enabled phones the new application is expected to allow users to read, create, delete, search send and receive emails without the need to go through lengthy set-up procedures.

Google has offered mobile phone users access to its webmail package for some time now, however Google officials said that the new app will provide faster access to messages and a more intuitive and feature-rich user interface, Google officials said.

The Gmail application will also allow users to open attached files like photos and documents in a way that is properly formatted for the mobile display.

For now, the application is available in English for the US market, but there are plans to launch it abroad soon.