How to move labelled Gmail in the Trash back to but back into the labelled folders instead of to the Inbox?

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    when looking in the trash do the messages still have all the expected labels? Dec 23, 2015 at 11:48

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When you send a message to the Trash in Gmail, the message still retains its any labels that were assigned to it.

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In the photo, the email has a label "Apple."

Clicking the x button next to the Trash label will move it back into your inbox, in addition to the original labels.

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To move it back to the original labels and skip the inbox, you need to click Move To and then the folder you want to move it back to. This will skip the inbox step.

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