Inbox styles (Mobile web)

If you get to Gmail using the web browser on your phone or tablet, this information is for you.

Try out a new inbox style to quickly organize your inbox in a way that fits you best. Your inbox can be organized into categories like Social and Promotions, or into sections like Unread, Starred, and Important.

Change your inbox style

To change your inbox style, you'll need to change your settings in the desktop version of Gmail:

If you have easy access to a computer, follow these directions to change your inbox style.

To change your setting while on a phone or tablet, follow these directions:

  1. Open this link.
  2. In the “Inbox type” section, select an inbox style in the drop-down menu.
  3. Touch Save Changes at the bottom of the page.

View your inbox

To view different sections of your inbox, touch Menu iOS Menu icon and select one of your inbox sections listed at the top.