A Gmail feature intended at automatically filtering and grouping 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...