Split your emails using Gmail priority inbox

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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. On your computer, go to Gmail.
  2. To configure your inbox, go to the top right, then click Settings Settings.
  3. In the "Inbox type" section, select Priority Inbox.
  4. To customize priority inbox setting, click Customize
  5. Choose the inbox sections you want to show and then Save Changes.

Learn how emails get marked as important

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

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