Split your emails using Gmail priority inbox

When you choose the "priority inbox" setting, your emails are automatically split into three sections: important and unread, starred, and everything else.  

Turn on priority inbox

  1. Open the Gmail app Gmail.
  2. In the top left, tap Menu Menu.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Choose your account.
  5. Tap Inbox type.
  6. Choose Priority Inbox.

Learn how emails get marked as important

Learn about importance markers in Gmail, including how importance markers get automatically added.

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