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View and Manage Labels

How to View and Manage Labels in Gmail

View and Manage Labels

Once you've created labels, and applied those labels to email, you can view a label to see all of its emails at once.

View Labeled Email

Labels that you’ve created appear in the list in the left pane.

  1. Click a label in the left pane. View and Manage Labels

All of the emails with that label applied are displayed.

Show or Hide Labels

You can also control how the labels you've set up appear in the left pane.

  1. Click a label's More options ? button in the left pane.
  2. Select a label option. View and Manage Labels

You can choose to always show a label, hide it, or only show a label if there are unread email messages with that label applied.

Change a Label Color

You can also change the color of a particular label when it appears on tagged email.

  1. Click a label's More options ? button in the left pane.
  2. Select Label color.
  3. Select a color from the menu. View and Manage Labels

That label’s tags will now appear in the selected color.

Manage Labels

In addition to showing or hiding one label at a time, you can manage them all at once in your Gmail settings.

  1. Click the More button in the left pane. View and Manage Labels
  2. Click Manage labels.

    The Settings page opens directly to the Labels tab. Here you can see all of the built-in system labels, the default mail categories, and the custom labels you've created.

  3. Click Show or Hide to show or hide a label from the list.
  4. Click Remove or Edit to remove a label from the list or edit a label’s name. View and Manage Labels

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