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In Gmail, I have some hierarchical labels:

A/B/C

I want to make C a top-level label, but can only find a way to rename it in its current position in the hierarchy or introduce a new hierarchical level.

I suppose I could apply a new label to all the mails in C, then remove the old hierarchical label, then rename the new label, but I wonder if I'm overlooking a more direct way?

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  1. Go to Mail settings
  2. Go to Labels
  3. Search the label you want to un-nest
  4. Click on the Edit link in the right side enter image description here
  5. Uncheck Nest label under: enter image description here
  6. Click Save
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Perfect. Thanks! –  Cumbayah Nov 22 '11 at 14:27

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