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About three weeks ago Gmail told me I could switch to a new look. I did; and it was terrible to say the least. Luckily Gmail let me revert back to the old look; and I quickly went back. I was using the old look until now, but this morning I logged into my Gmail, and see that my Gmail opened with a new look. Besides I am unable to find the option to switch back to old look. Can anyone please tell me how to do that? This new look is barely usable. Thanks.

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What is your Operating System and in what browser do you have that problem? – Hoque Dec 7 '11 at 6:49
I have two computers, both with dual boot. Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows 7. The problem persists across all web browsers I tried (6 of them) across all 4 of those OS installs. Those for certain are irrelevant factors though. Gmail (and probably facebook, twitter, and others) usually don't roll the changes at once to all users. – missingfaktor Dec 7 '11 at 7:09
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There is a gear icon on the right top. Click on that, you will find the link to go back to old version.

or just follow the link http://techzoom.org/easily-revert-back-to-gmails-old-look-from-new-cool-interface/

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The option was there before. Not any more. :( – missingfaktor Dec 7 '11 at 6:42
I checked few minutes back and it was there. – Hoque Dec 7 '11 at 6:44
Gmail (and probably facebook, twitter, and others) rolls changes slowly to various users. – missingfaktor Dec 7 '11 at 7:04
If possible, share the screenshot of your gmail. (considering your privacy) – Hoque Dec 7 '11 at 7:05
Here. – missingfaktor Dec 7 '11 at 7:13

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