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. From your computer, open Gmail. You can't change your inbox setting from the Gmail app on iPhone or iPad.
  2. To configure your inbox, go to the top right, then click Settings Settings and then Settings.
  3. Click the Inbox tab.
  4. In the "Inbox type" section, select Priority Inbox.
  5. At the bottom of the page, click Save changes.

Learn how emails are marked as important

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

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