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Recently I am encountering this problem while using new Gmail, the problem is that it randomly marks my randomly mails as important, the one's I recently received from other email id's. Not all mail are marked important, say for example I received 3 emails, it'll mark 2 emails as important and it won't mark the 3rd one as important I mean it picks any random new received email and marks it important, is there any logic behind this? Any idea why this happens and how can I stop it?

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The official priority inbox video explain very clearly how it works.

Basically you need to teach to your gmail how to recognise an important email to obtain a descent result.


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so it auto filters, and no option to stop that crap, thanks, btw video was good ;) –  Random Guy Jul 21 '12 at 5:23

To turn off importance markers:

  1. click on the gear symbol
  2. Select settings
  3. click on Inbox
  4. select the Importance Markers: No Markers radio button
  5. Click the Save button

It never worked well for me.

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