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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Gmail filter to see emails I never replied to

Is there a quick way to search or filter my Gmail inbox to see all the emails I never replied to?
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New Interface Collapsing Label List

I like everything about the new interface except how the label list is collapsed, see below. Can this option be disabled? I tried to find it in the settings but did not recognize anything listed as ...
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How to automatically forward Gmail messages when a label is applied?

I have found this question that is answered: How can I automatically forward Gmail emails when a label is applied? However I'm using that exact script and have replaced the label and recipient with ...
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Can I remove the category labels (social, promotions etc) from Gmail entirely? [duplicate]

I've no intention of ever using these labels, but there doesn't seem to be anyway to remove them. It's frustrating as it really clutters up the labels dropdown box, with 5 completely superfluous ...
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Duplicate label structure into another label in Gmail

I have a set of labels and sublabels like this: user/ user/project 1/ user/project 1/money/ user/project 1/time/ user/project 1/etc/ I'd like to copy this label structure into a another label: ...
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Mimic “Mute” functionality with a custom label

I have two labels - followup and hold. Followup has all emails I need to action on. Hold label is for email where I'm waiting for something. I try to keep my inbox at zero email all the time. All ...
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How to delete (trash) gmail conversations while keeping all “Sent” messages

I am looking for a way to keep using the Gmail "Conversation" view, and be able to hit the Trash icon (not archive) to throw away the whole conversation, but still keep any "Sent" messages under the "...
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How do you exclude chat when applying label via filter in Gmail?

I want to create a filter in Gmail that has the rule to:me -cc:me but I only want it to apply to emails, not Hangouts chat messages. When I try to include -in:chats in my filter Gmail warns me that ...
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Gmail View Unread In Each Subfolder

I have dozens of subfolders I prioritize to balance my workload, however, in many cases, the unread messages are not listed first. I would like a simple button on the GUI of Gmail to simply click to ...
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How to filter blocked emails in gmail

Because I don't want to lose any email I have this filter on my gmail which bypasses google's original spam filtering: Matches: is:spam Do this: Never send it to Spam However, I have a block list ...
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Is there a way to make Gmail stop storing every email twice?

I made the mistake of trying the "Inbox" feature, and after going back Gmail started showing every email twice – once in a folder called "Inbox", and once in a folder called "All Mail". Both are, ...
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Copy Gmail email in specific “label” to another Gmail account

I have a Gmail account with some email in a label called "oldMailers". I want to copy that entire label and the mail in it to another Gmail account that I have. Please tell me how to do this?
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How do I filter emails in Gmail based on the “From” address when the “To” is already getting filtered?

I have multiple email addresses that are synced to one Gmail account. I currently have the other addresses skip the inbox and get labeled based on the email. However, now I need it so that if I get an ...
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Color coding Gmail?

Can I somehow color code my inbox in terms of importance? For example, the email for ASAP shows as red in my inbox, yellow as SOON, and green as IN THE WEEK?
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Get all email addresses associated to a specific Gmail label

How to get the list of all emails addresses associated to a Gmail label? i.e. in a similar way than this question, but limited to a specific label? Note: I post here with Answer your own question – ...
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Possible to hide Gmail sub-labels when another sub-label is visible?

I've already set to hide labels if there are no unread messages. However, if >1 or more sub-labels as an unread message, the entire hierarchy of that set of labels becomes visible. Is there a way ...
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Is it possible to automatically apply a tag in Gmail and then hiding part of the subject?

I would like to automatically apply a label to every mail containing [Something] in the subject and then hiding that part when the mail are showed in the Inbox. For example i receive an email with ...
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Can Gmail auto-label sent emails based on a filter?

About 90% of emails I send out in Gmail: 1. Need to be labeled 2. Can be labeled based on a simple filter (e.g. specific "To:" address) Can I automatically apply labels to send emails when sent; ...
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Why are Gmail's “inbox” and “read” labels only sometimes visible?

In Gmail, if I click on "Inbox", I see all the messages in my Inbox, but none show the "inbox" label. If I search for "in:inbox", I see the same messages, but now each shows the "inbox" label. If I ...
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Why are Blind Carbon Copies (BCC) to self not getting a label like INBOX when sent from a phone?

Some of my mail is handled by a third party. Every email I send using that party has a Blind Carbon Copies (BCC) to myself @ my third party's email address. All mail at the third party is forwarded to ...
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As a User how to move some email from Gmail to Office365?

I have some mail in my Gmail account that is tagged with a certain tag, and I want to move this to a office 365 email account. How Do I do this? Background: An organization that I'm involved with, ...
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Label forwarded emails where deliveredto doesn't work

I have a personal Gmail account (i.e personal@gmail.com). I also have a second email account provided to me by my organisation, (i.e. me@organisation.com). I have set up a forwarding rule on my ...
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Apply filter based on label?

Here is what I am attempting to do: As you can see, this matches 0 messages: I don't really want the label Inbox, I was just using that as a test. Really want to use a custom label. I have read ...
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Mimicking Gmail's Tab Feature When Using Multiple Inboxes

I want to manage two different email addresses through Gmail, and I have been experimenting with the Multiple Inboxes feature to accomplish this. The downside is that it appears that I have to choose ...
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How to filter Follow-Up Emails in Gmail?

I create a filter for someone's email and it automatically goes to a folder. For all of his following emails, they go into that folder. But for anyone who REPLIES to His email it goes directly in my ...
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Labels not appearing on sent emails

I label all emails when I send them and over the past couple days, I'm noticing that when I check my sent mail folder, many of the emails I've labeled have somehow lost that label. I can manually ...
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How to apply existing Label in Gmail filter?

How to apply existing label as my search criteria in my old emails in Filters and Blocked Addresses when creating a new filter? I need to filter my emails by time, sender and by is:unread status etc. ...
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How to archive Gmail threads by age and label or category

I have Gmail filters set up to label and categories incoming mail. How do I automatically archive my mail when it reaches a predefined age, with different ages defined for each label and category? ...
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Reference Gmail labels in Google Sheets

We have a shared Gmail account for our support team. That inbox has been given labels including a set which lists the email's priority level 0-5. To keep track of the progress we use a Google sheet ...
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How do I make a new Category on my Gmail Account?

I was using Gmail and needed to organize something into a category (that would show on for Configuring my Inbox) which I wanted to make specifically for it. Although I noticed that it only allows me ...
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Problem with filtering and archiving Gmail

I like to archive my gmail, i.e. get it out of my inbox, once a year. I like it to be available with labels according to year, for example, all the mail that was in my inbox during the last 12 months ...
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How to stop Gmail from forcing the Updates category on top of my other labels?

How can I stop Gmail from categorizing my e-mails under two labels, "Updates" and "General". I created a new category called "Travel", another called "Finance". Each time I apply a filter or a ...
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Can't see sub-labels in left-hand menu

I have added 3 labels and nested sub-labels within each on the left hand side of my page (underneath my inbox). I then labelled all my emails. When I click on the drop-down box next to my label, I ...
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To what extent are filters dependent upon the browser?

Context: I've pared down some of my larger gmail labels by deleting old, labeled e-mails. Because I've exceeded my quota, I'm now going through old mail by performing a search for has:nouserlabels. ...
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Is there a way to apply a default label of my choosing to all incoming Gmail messages?

That is, the label of my choosing should be applied to all incoming emails notwithstanding the sender/recipient/subject/etc. If possible, can the above be taken further wherein the label is applied ...
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Is it possible to display the label I searched for in the list of search results in Gmail?

I tried to visualise my question in the below screenshot:
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Search for messages with a certain label and without another [duplicate]

In Gmail, I want to search (not filter) messages which have a certain label label-a AND do not have another label label-b. For instance, given those messages: M1 : label-a M2 : label-a label-b M3 : ...
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Gmail scrollbar disappears

There is a feature of Gmail that drives me nuts. I have a lot of labels. Some of them are listed in a sidebar on the left. The scrollbar behaves like the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland. I ...
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Gmail Hide Left Panel/Sidebar: Labels, Inbox, Everything!

I have a lot of rules that route unread emails to labels. I'd like to not let them distract me when I want to process the Inbox.
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Create filter in Gmail inbox [closed]

I wanted to create a filter in Gmail such that the message from specific person goes into my own made labels. Google already have some own labels. and I have also made my own labels but messages does ...
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Gmail unread count not visible for long labels

In Gmail, labels with long names has their count cut off. Ex: I've been shortening label names, but shortening names is not an elegant solution, IMHO. I would like either: Names would be auto ...
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Gmail search for unstarred emails in a label

Have tried multiple way and none of them has worked, Used : in:Test -is:starred and -is:starred in:TEST and other option, None of them worked, in:Test -is:starred has listed all started email in Test ...
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View filter(s) that are currently being applied to an email message

I created a bunch of filters in Gmail for a "master account" that receives forwarded mail from all of my accounts. The filter list and web of labels/folders has grown to be rather long, and therefore ...
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Automatic re-labelling emails

Is it possible to have Gmail automatically label emails based on existing labels? For example, I have "Follow Up" and "Waiting Response" labels. What I would like is for Gmail to automatically relabel ...
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How to create a Gmail label

I am retired. I can't get a handle on Gmail labels. Google makes the assumption that everyone works in an office. I don't and never have. And so I am not interested in 'productivity' in the ...
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Auto-create and auto-apply labels to emails depending on sender's email address

How to auto-create and auto-apply labels to emails depending on the sender email address? Example: Once I receive an email from no-reply@amazon.ca, Gmail will automatically create a new label "amazon....
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Why is my email labeled and sent to a folder in Gmail instead of the inbox?

I have a custom label in Gmail that sends mail I want to look at about once a month to a folder labeled "JUNK". The filter tells the emails to skip the inbox, mark the emails as read, and label them ...
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3,000 emails from ALL MAIL are in one new label

I have two new emails from someone I've not corresponded with before but will in the future. I just made a new label for that person. I went to settings and created a filter. Theoretically my label ...
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The fastest way to hide all labels in Gmail?

Label is a great feature to organize mail messages in Gmail. Currently I have quite too many labels that I want to hide them all and display back one by one by my choices. My google search here is ...
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How to move labelled Gmail in the Trash back to labelled folders instead of to the Inbox

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