Preview your emails

You can preview an email through different view options before you open it. Or, you can choose to turn off the preview pane.

Turn on preview pane

  1. On your computer, go to Gmail Gmail.
  2. At the top right, click Settings Settings.
  3. Scroll to "Reading Pane" 
  4. Select your split pane mode:
    • No split
    • Right of inbox
    • Below inbox

Turn off preview pane 

  1. On your computer, go to Gmail Gmail.
  2. At the top right, click Settings Settingsand then Settings.
  3. At the top right, click Advanced.
  4. Scroll to “Preview Pane,” and select Disable.
  5. At the bottom left, click Save changes.
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