Questions tagged [gmail-labels]

Google's version of folders in the context of email organization. They are essentially tags that can be assigned to an email message. A message can have one or more labels.

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Filter Gmail Updates folder

Spent a couple of hours sorting out my mailbox in MS Outlook. Emptied the bin/deleted folder, cleared sent items etc. Log onto gmail.com and noticed my storage is exactly the same. Checked all the ...
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Emails in wrong mailbox

I open Gmail, I see my emails labeled Category/Primary in my primary inbox, it's still loading, after few seconds it stops loading, and suddenly a new message is shown on top of the primary tab list ...
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Gmail labels - Only archive upon reading the email

I already know how to create a label in Gmail and how to archive the files automatically (remove of inbox). What I want is a way of only archiving the email after I read it. It appears normally in ...
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Prevent label from being applied

How can I prevent GMail from applying certain labels to messages. For example, I have a "Work" label and a "Home" label. Gmail is labeling some messages as both "Work" and "Home." How do I prevent ...
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How do I limit search to a folder in Gmail?

In my Gmail, I want to search a keyword that appears only in a specific folder. Currently, it displays results from all folders.
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How can I filter Gmail emails that do not include a plus sign in the to line?

I use email aliases for my email account to design filters sent to me from different sources, for example: me+newsletter@gmail.com me+bills@gmail.com me@gmail.com It's easy for me to set up filters ...
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How do I forward an email from a Label in Gmail?

How do I forward an email from a folder/label in Gmail? I have googled this question, checked similar questions, but can only see answers related to forwarding folders. I can only see options to ...
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How to create filters for incoming G-Mail messages

I'm setting up a new website/community and want to use my G-Mail account as the primary address. The problem is that I'm going to have a lot of emails coming through from different sources for ...
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I want labels to display (Number Unread)/(Total Number). Example: Job Order Acknowledge (4/10)

When using Gmail at work we process incoming job requests through the following sequence of labels: Job Requests > Jobs in Progress > Jobs Completed. In our setup job request emails are ...
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In Gmail, I want all labels to be visible, I don't want to have to click “More” every time. Possible?

In Gmail, I want to be able to see all labels on the left, without scrolling to the bottom of the list and clicking More. Mainly because the More label is usually covered up by a popup or a ...
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How to sort Gmail by date?

This question may sound like a really stupid one or a duplicate, especially if you haven't used Gmail recently… How do I sort my mail by date? The attached screenshot shows and confirms that mail is ...
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Search mails for multiple labels

I've been using GMAIL for a long time and I have many mails with multiple labels. I am being migrated to Outlook and mails will be moved over and into Outlook folders based on labels, BUT only the ...
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How can I keep emails received from certain email addresses out of my “promotions” tab in Gmail?

I'm OK with GMail's promotions tab keeping away most of the corporate newsletters I receive out of sight whenever I want to read my email. Sometimes, however, Gmail thinks an order confirmation ...
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Bulk Delete Emails In Gmail

I have a label where I get my all server alerts, and I did not check counts for a while, now it is over 600,000 and when I am trying to bulk delete it, it gives an error like below. Oops, something ...
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I accidentally labeled every single message in Gmail

I was recently trying to clean up my Inbox. When I did that, I used filters to clear out all messages and apply them to the correct label. While setting up a particular filter, Gmail crashed. I hit "...
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I deleted Gmail labels, now how do I find the undeleted messages to delete them?

I only discovered, after I deleted a bunch of old labels, that that does not also delete the messages under that label (thanks for having that morsel of info at the bottom of the page rather than ...
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Hide labels from outgoing email dropdown list

I have labels that I have hidden, and they no longer show on my left sidebar. However, when sending outgoing email and adding a label - all of the labels show up whether I have hidden them or not. ...
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Is it possible to remove all other Gmail labels within a single label?

I currently have filters setup so that all emails from DMARC end up in my "DMARC" label. I manage multiple domains, and every email sent to a particular domain also is filtered to have the domain name ...
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Is there a way for Gmail to filter incoming messages where sender's address is in your Contacts?

While Gmail does have some fuzzy intelligence with categorizing/flagging email when the sender address is in your contacts, is it possible to create a rule that explicitly performs some action of your ...
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How to move Gmail labels from one account to another

Is there any way to transfer all the Gmail labels from one account to another. Importing filters are easily possible by exporting and importing. Importing filters also creates the labels they are ...
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Move emails from Sent folder

I have connected another mail address to my gmail account, so I can send mails from the other address in the gmail page. In addition, I have created a filter at the other mail address that forwards ...
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How do I view labels in Gmail Web App using Exchange Server?

What Im trying to do here is this, in my Gmail App, I login my Office365 account, and was able to do so successfully. And for this account, I would like to set my notification to a label base on my ...
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How to delete about 1,000 Gmail labels, not one at a time

I need to start over with Gmail labels, is there a way to blow away all of them at once? I have way too many.
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Gmail fails to find conversations with nested labels in inbox

My inbox contains the following emails: (a) John (0) label:XY label:XY/Z (b) Mary (0) label:XY label:XY/Z (c) Zack, me (5) label:XY label:XY/Z where (0) indicates that I have not yet ...
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How to restore Gmail inbox view?

My Gmail inbox label is not appearing normal as shown in the attached photo How can I restore labels to normal/default?
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Need All Emails Forwarded to Gmail from Inmotion to Start New Conversations

When guests complete a contact form on our website, they send to our info@emailaddress.net at our hosting company Inmotion. These are DIVI contact forms on Wordpress. Problem is, when they are then ...
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Is it possible to batch create or template Gmail filters?

I tend to create many filters in Gmail so that lots of types of email I receive daily doesn't interrupt me with new mail notifications, but instead gets assigned a certain label (kind of like how ...
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How can I exclude archived messages from the multiple inboxes view?

I turned off conversation mode. I set up a filter that applies the label Family to any email coming from a family member's email address. I set up a separate mailbox inside Gmail for any emails with ...
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Forward [only] unfiltered emails in gmail

I am using a new email address, but I still want to get email from my old one. However, I do not want to get all the mail. A lot of my mail is filtered into different labels. I do not want to delete ...
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Applying a google apps script to a gmail account

I'm asking a question relating to the code on this post How can I automatically forward Gmail emails when a label is applied? function autoForward() { var label = 'forwardthis'; var recipient ...
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gmail - add current label to new message

In gmail, when I am viewing a particular existing label and then compose a new message, is there a way to automatically tag the message with that same label? I am currently manually labeling each ...
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G-Mail Extensions For Labels And Filters

I have a new GMail address for my business, which will have it's own magazine, and I want to set up the email addresses for this part of the business. So I set up the filters : Magazine , Magazine/...
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How do I move a large group of emails from a “searched” group to a specific folder I have previously created?

The easiest way, which was 1. to search for your emails 2. select the emails you would like to move and then 3. hover over the folder button with the down arrow on it, has been removed. Now you must ...
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Gmail forwarding filter not working as intended

I've created an email filter in my Gmail account for forwarding emails coming under a particular label (say "marriage") to another email id. However, now all emails arriving in my inbox are forwarded ...
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How to make filtered emails obey my filter rule when selecting 'Not Spam' option in spam folder?

I have a forwarded email sending email to my Gmail address, I then filter those emails using these settings: Matches: to:(@myemail.com) Do this: Skip Inbox, Apply label "My Label" Works great, but ...
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Conditional removal of Gmail labels [closed]

I desperately try to find a way to remove the system label "Inbox" from emails that have another label (e.g. News) already assigned. My idea behind is to have incoming messages first in the inbox and ...
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Gmail - add label and send an email to all results of a search query

Say I sent a bunch of emails last year to people that weren't on any list then. I now want to be able to email the same people again, all in one shot ideally. I think I can do a reasonable job of ...
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How to create a label for an alias account in corporate Gmail?

I have a corporate Gmail account: "pedro@business.com" and in my company Gmail account we have an alias, "ab@business.com". I need to figure out a way to make all emails from my supplier (x@supplier....
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Sorting Gmail Labels

I have recently added two labels and they are at the bottom of the alpha list of labels. How do I move them into the alpha ranking? I can move them below the MORE line and back up to original position ...
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How to make a filter to archive messages on “Promotions” category?

I use Gmail on Outlook (IMAP) and all messages from "Promotions" category are displayed on Outlook together with those from "Primary" one, and that messes up all my Outlook inbox. Is there a way to ...
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Is there a workaround for Gmail's broken 'make the change permanent' when moving email to Smart Label inbox category?

As the title says. First reported here: Gmail will NOT ask if you wish to make the change permanent And then again by me, because I couldn't reply on the above: Gmail will NOT ask if you wish to ...
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Migrate entire IMAP4 mail, including folders structure, to Gmail

When I am adding a new external IMAP4 server to Gmail I am offered an option to specify a label under which all mail from that server will be categorized in my Gmail account. If I do so, will Gmail ...
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Email message not inside Gmail inbox or anywhere except search

Somehow several emails get not delivered to my Gmail inbox, but are available within search for the sender. If I click on "all message" they will be inside the list but have no label like e.g. "inbox"....
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What does the negative/dash sign indicate on the label as drop down menu on Gmail? [duplicate]

What does the [-] indicate in this Gmail dropdown? There's also the "check mark" and also the "empty box" that you can cycle through. What do they mean? Please don't say minus indicates "remove the ...
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Changing the size of the Gmail label column

It is possible to make it a default setting in Gmail that the label column size can be resized? It is really very uncomfortable not to see the labels in full.
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How to filter and label messages as “INTERNAL-ONLY” and "EXTERNAL

I'd like to create a pair of labels. One would be "INTERNAL-ONLY". This label should match email threads that only include senders and receivers on the thread whose mail domain, @example.com, match ...
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What's the difference between the Gmail label buttons?

I am sorting out my Gmail account, and started labeling emails, but I can't seem to figure out what the different icons mean in the labeling dropdown menu. There are 3 icons: empty minus checked ...
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How to add a label to all emails forwarded to Gmail from another address

I use two email addresses: me@gmail.com and me@other.com. I automatically forward all emails received to me@other.com to me@gmail.com. Now I need to set up a filter in my Gmail box so that every email ...
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Can't switch back to Classic Gmail and I hate it [duplicate]

I also have two Gmail accounts, I opened both on Google Chrome. One has the option for "Go back to classic Gmail" in setting button. But another account, automatically changed to "New version of Gmail"...
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How can 2 people use the same Gmail account and filter incoming e-mails for each user considering Labels are applied per message?

So this one is a serious head-scratcher that is proving much more difficult to resolve than at first glance. I have a Client that runs a small business. They are a husband and wife team and use ...