Gmail has a lot of great features, but one of the best is inbox categories. By default, Gmail will automatically sort your emails into different categories like “Primary,” “Social,” and “Promotions.” But what if you want to add or remove inbox categories? In this blog post, we’ll show you how to add or remove inbox categories in Gmail. We’ll also give you some tips on how to use inbox categories to organize your email. So if you’re ready to take control of your inbox, read on!
How to add inbox categories in Gmail
Assuming you’re using the default Gmail layout, click the gear icon in the top right corner and select “Settings” from the drop-down menu.
On the Settings screen, scroll down to the “Inbox type” section.
Select “Categorized inbox.” You can then click the “Save Changes” button at the bottom of the page.
If you’re not seeing the “Inbox type” option in your settings, it’s likely because you’re using a custom interface.
In this case, you’ll need to switch back to the default interface before you can change your inbox type.
To do this, click the gear icon and select “Default.”
How to remove inbox categories in Gmail
To remove inbox categories in Gmail, follow these steps:
1. Click the gear icon in the top right corner of your Gmail screen and select “Settings”.
2. Scroll down to the “Inbox Type” section and select the “No Categories” option.
3. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the “Save Changes” button.
How to customize inbox categories in Gmail
Assuming you want to add categories to your inbox:
1. Log into your Gmail account and click the settings cog in the top right corner.
2. From the drop-down menu that appears, select ‘See all settings’.
3. Scroll down to the ‘Inbox type’ section and select ‘Categories’.
4. Tick the boxes next to the categories you want to appear in your inbox (e.g. Primary, Social, Promotions).
5. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click ‘Save Changes’.
That’s it! You now know how to add or remove inbox categories in Gmail. This can be a helpful way to organize your inbox and keep track of important emails. Do you have any other tips for organizing your inbox? Share them with us in the comments below!