Gmail tips & tricks
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3: Organize your email with labels
You can use Labels to organize your email just like folders, while still displaying messages side by side. For example, when you add a brightly colored label, it’s easy to see related messages. Plus, you can add more than one label to a message.
To add a new label, select a message and at the top of the email list, click Labels and then click Create new at the bottom of the list. Your label appears in the list on the left.
To assign your label a color, find your label on the left, click then choose a color.
Learn how to organize your inbox with labels.