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I have one gmail account made last year that has a "Sent Messages" label. And another gmail account without it.

I think this was gmail's default, but for some reason it was erased on the newer account, or gmail stopped having that label somewhere. I tried finding the logic / rules for it, but there's nothing I can uncover to mimic it. Does anyone know the formula for it? I don't want it to label messages that are replies in my inbox, just the ones in my sent inbox.

Sent Messages label on my old account after clicking edit

I've looked through a few answers, and came up that I need the is:sent rule, but I don't know how to incorporate advanced parameters into a label filter.

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If all you're looking for is to apply the is:sent rule, then you need to do this via Filters, not Labels

Go to Settings > Filters > Create a new filter

You can set up a filter in the "From" field to say from:me

You would then "Continue" and "Apply the label: < your label>" - This should allow you to create a Sent label for all messages from you.

Not sure what the larger problem of losing your default label is though.

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