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I was able to set up Gmail so emails from ABC be forwarded to a folder we call D.

It does works but the problem is forwarded emails still show in the inbox like :

____D Subject of email

For example :

____D Your Bank refunded you!

Why this happens and how to get rid of these showing in the inbox.

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Google Mail does not have any folders.

Instead, it has labels. Inbox is not a different folder but a label named Inbox.

When you set up your filter for emails to be "forwarded" to folder __D, what you actually do is to also apply label __D on the emails. That means that your emails now have 2 labels. Inbox as well as __D.

When you archive your emails it means that you remove the label Inbox.

So, in order to "take them out of" the Inbox and still have them show up under __D label, you need to edit your filter and also check the archive box.

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  • Trying it...... – S Nash Apr 6 '20 at 14:31
  • Perfect! I did not have "Skip the inbox" checked. Thanks! – S Nash Apr 6 '20 at 14:34

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