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So I've tried new Gmail design. I couldn't believe it was that ugly and unpleasant to use.

How to roll back to previous normal Gmail design?

New Gmail design:

New Gmail design screen shot

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  • Please bear in mind that this change will became permanent in the near future. – Alex Sep 20 '18 at 18:47
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    Yes, we no longer have the ability to switch back to classic gmail. – Axion004 Sep 29 '18 at 13:33
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Update: Users report that the rollback option disappears. See my note ↓


From the settings button on the top right of your inbox - the first option is Go back to classic Gmail.

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Note: I believe some day it will be permanent and you won't be able to use the old design anymore. The same as happened with the new calendar.
So keep that in mind.

  • We'll cross that bridge when we come to it. Now let's use normal one – Green Jun 8 '18 at 13:15
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    this option disappeared for me. for anyone else too? see: imgur.com/a/Wem1xoU – beta Sep 25 '18 at 16:11
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    @beta Yes, my father has seen it disappear from his options, though it still exists for me. He is not happy. – apathos Sep 27 '18 at 15:45
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    Disappeared for me too. =-( Looking for "go back to classic gmail" option- nowhere to be found. – Noon Time Sep 28 '18 at 19:26
  • Unfortunately it was too expected 🤷 – arieljannai Sep 29 '18 at 21:01
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You can't anymore, you're stuck with the new Gmail look.

At least until Google's Gmail team decides to change it again in the future, but for now they've removed the "Go back to classic Gmail" option

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