A Gmail feature intended to automatically filter and group what are considered or detected to be important emails.

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Is there a way customize priority inbox like this?

I would like to customize the priority inbox of my Google Apps email. The top section is already "Important and unread" and the bottom section "Everything else". In the middle I would like to have ...
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Forward only important mail in Gmail

Is there a way to forward (or to get in any other way) the important mail as they arrive (or shortly after that) from the priority inbox to another mail account without forwarding the unimportant ...
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Messages skipping inbox (Gmail)

Cleaning "all mail" in Gmail, I noticed there was a lot of unread messages that were not in the inbox, in the trash or in some label. They're just messages that I received and had never seen... This ...
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Enable Tab Type inbox in Gmail

Above is a screenshot from my college's computer. He does have multiple inboxes in format of Tab bar. See, He has switching/tabs like Classic, Important, Unread First etc. Now, I request you to ...
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Can you add more than 4 Gmail priority inbox sections?

I'm interested in setting up my priority inbox with 5-6 sections, but Gmail settings limit you to 4. I've found this alleged settings hack to add additional priority inbox sections; however, I cannot ...
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How can I customise Gmail Priority Inbox to show multiple labels (or nested labels) in one section?

I have nested labels (Work, Work/Brighton, Work/London). When I select the parent label "Work" for a section, the children "Work/Brighton" and "Work/London" are not automatically added to that section ...
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Gmail filter criteria being ignored - always mark as important

My Gmail Priority Mailbox was working pretty good until about a week ago. I have a filter as per the following: Matches: from:(sample@network.net) subject:(Sample Subject) Do this: Apply label ...
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In Gmail, can I show only unread emails for a label as a Section

I'm using the Priority Inbox, and want to add a Section with only unread messages from a label. The section dropbox allows me to select a label, but shows all messages in the label (including read ...
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Additional sections in priority inbox?

I have been able to customize the categories in priority inbox like it details here. I thought I saw somewhere a hack to create more than the default 4 sections within priority inbox. I cannot find it ...
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Disable priority inbox function and send all email to inbox

I have tried unsubscribing the "Important" folder and hiding it in Gmail. Now I have succeeded in hiding the folder but email is still added there by the Gmail Priority Inbox "feature". Can I ...
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How to hide archived emails in Gmail Priority Inbox?

I am using Gmail's Priority Inbox and I have created custom sections based on labels to organize my work email. When I archive an email in my 'Important and unread' or 'Everything else' sections, ...
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Gmail Priority Inbox - Can I add more than 5 sections (using inspect hack) properly?

I like the feature of Gmail Priority Inbox that allows you to divide your priority inbox into sections. I like it so much, I want a section for all my standard labels. I have about 7. Gmail only ...
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How do I setup Gmail priority labels with intricate filters?

I have a filter for important, unread and starred. Every time I try to change my Gmail priority inbox to the that label, it changes to: "All Everything Else." It doesn't matter if I try inbox #1, 2 or ...
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Gmail priority inbox won't let me change inbox sections. Help?

I have a filter for important, unread and starred. Every time I try to change my gmail priority inbox to the corresponding label, it changes to: "All Everything Else." It doesn't matter if I try inbox ...
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Making labels sort correctly in Gmail's Priority Inbox

I have a label called "Action Needed," in Gmail and I want to use Priority Inbox to create a section specifically for this "Action Needed" label. In the Inbox configuration screen, I have these ...
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Send mail to Gmail where message is marked as Priority in the user's inbox

How can I send an email to a Gmail account where the message will be flagged or marked as Priority, or Important, in the user's inbox?
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Gmail Atom feed for priority messages in my inbox

I'm trying to configure a desktop application that uses Gmail's atom feed, which looks at urls of the form https://mail.google.com/mail/feed/atom/<label> It works great for all, and inbox, ...
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Force emails from specific senders to stay in inbox instead of getting smart labeled by Gmail

I periodically get very important notifications from a pair of addresses. For reasons that elude me, they have recently started skipping the inbox and going to notifications. I would like them to stay ...