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How can I keep emails moved to another folder from appearing in my inbox?
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I want to hide messages that I have placed in a separate folder so that they are not also showing in my main Inbox. I've looked through all the options in Settings and I've also clicked "hide" in the older options (three dots to left of folder name) but they are still showing in my Inbox. (In otherwords, I only want to see them when I go to that folder.)
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To remove the Inbox label from messages, Archive them.
 
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This is just so time consuming doing it this way!!   Once we label them into a folder they should be managed so they automatically disappear from inbox.
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Once we label them into a folder they should be managed so they automatically disappear from inbox.
 
That's exactly what the "Move to" drop-down menu does:   label + archive.
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I'm frustrated about the same thing! When I move an email to a folder, it should MOVE to the folder! The only answer I've found is to move the email AGAIN to it's (already designated) folder. That seems to move it from my inbox but what a HASSLE!!! There should be an option to permanently move an email ONCE! And have it removed from my inbox. I've never seen an email account do this! I don't understand why? Is there a permanent way to move my email to it's folder so it's no longer in my inbox? I saw a suggestion to move it to a folder and archive it. Is there a way to move it (out of my inbox) without archiving? Thanks!
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When I move an email to a folder, it should MOVE to the folder! 
 
How exactly are you moving it?  Be specific and perhaps include a screen-shot showing what command you're using.
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When I have an email in my inbox and want to save it to a folder I simply click on 'move' and select the folder I want to move it to. It seems to move to that folder with no problem but when I go back to my inbox, there is the same message I just moved to a folder in my inbox with the folder name I moved it to. I spent a lot of time trying to figure out why this is happening but couldn't find an explanation. I even deleted a message from my inbox (that I had moved to a folder) and then when I checked the folder the email was deleted from the folder I moved it to. FRUSTRATING!!!! I found that when I go to the messages in my inbox that show the designated folder it's been moved to, if I move it again it disappears from my inbox. Why do I have to move my email twice to remove it from my inbox? Again, very frustrating! I just want to know how I can move an email to a folder and have it actually MOVE to the designated folder and OUT of my inbox! That's all! I see others are experiencing the same thing. I think we all just want an explanation and a fix if possible! I shouldn't have to move my messages twice to get them out of my inbox. I've never had an email account that did this before and I simply don't understand why Google has our email accounts set up this way. Thank you for your time, I would really appreciate an answer and even more, a fix to simply move my inbox email once and have it move from my inbox! Again, thank you!
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...and then when I checked the folder the email was deleted from the folder I moved it to. 
 
That's because Gmail has labels, not folders.  All your messages are saved in All Mail.  Everything else (Inbox, Starred, Drafts, user-labels, etc) are just "views" into a subset of the messages in All Mail.  And since there's only one copy of any message, if you delete it from any label, you're deleting the only copy, so it's gone from all of them. 
 
....if I move it again it disappears from my inbox.
 
I agree, that doesn't make sense.  Moving it once should work.   Perhaps you have something setup that is interfering with this.
 
Do you access your account with an e-mail client (Outlook, Thunderbird, Pocomail, etc), a mobile app (iOS, Android, etc), an e-mail notifier, or any other add-on/tool/web-site/etc connected to your account?

Check Settings -> Accounts -> Change Account Settings -> Other Google account settings -> Security (left column) -> Third-party apps with account access -> Manage third-party access.  This MAY work as a direct link:  https://myaccount.google.com/u/0/permissions  .   Have you given account access to any other web-sites or utilities?

Please check the Details link below the Inbox (lower/right).  What are all the types of account access listed there (posting a screen-shot may best)?
 
I see others are experiencing the same thing.
 
Really?   Where?  Links please.
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This used to work, moving to folders but now it doesn't.  This is so frustrating.  I now have 1300 email in my inbox that need moved back to folders.
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I too am experiencing the exact same issue as described. I have searched for messages in my In Box (as a group due to the large quantity) to move them to a "folder" easily only to find them still in the In Box after I've moved them. 

I access my Gmail on my desktop computer or Chromebook only. I access Gmail through Google search engine directly and click on the Gmail icon. I have no other email clients. 

Please help in providing a solution as to how to move messages from the In Box to "folders" and have them moved out of the In Box. 

Thank you.
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...Gmail had restructured my Outlook folders to a structure i had about 3 months ago...
 
Fortunately, Gmail can't "push" label changes to e-mail clients.  The client is responsibly for syncing with the Google servers.
 
I need it reversed and the process reverted so i can have all my emails back!
 
Unless there's some sort of revert operation in Outlook, or you maintain backups of your account, there's no way to reverse whatever happened.
 
And unless you can figure out what exactly happened, there isn't any clear way to prevent it (well, other than not using an e-mail client with your Gmail account which probably isn't a reasonable solution for your case).
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