If you use Gmail regularly for personal or work use or both once, or even if you make Google’s email client, Gmail can help you better manage the constant flow of messages from and to your Gmail inbox.
Here we’ve included five tips for zeroing your Inbox that you can see below and follow on a regular basis.
- Snooze not to forget anything
Similar to the Alarm’s snooze button, you can use your Gmail message when you can’t respond but don’t want to forget about it in your Inbox. For it;
- Hover above the message.
- On the right, click the clock button.
- Pick any specified time and date you want to set.
It’ll appear at the top of your Inbox.
- Mute noisy email threads
Just like phone’s group texts annoys sometimes, group email thread on mail can stuck you or distract you during the workday. In case you have an active group email that you don’t care about now, then simply use the mute option. For it;
- Open the thread.
- At the top, click the 3 dots button.
- Click Mute.
- It’ll move to the archive.
You can always find it in the ALL MAIL view from archived messages. Also, you can always unmute the conversation using the Mute Label and X button from the page’s top.
- Choose your tabs
Gmail is great while it comes to filtering your inbox messages accordingly. Therefore,
- Tap the gear icon
- Click See all settings
- Select Inbox.
- Choose the tabs you wish to see on top from the Categories section.
- In case you want to see only the Primary Inbox, then uncheck all except Primary.
- Click Save Changes.
- Enable auto-advance
Simply enable the feature, so you won’t need more clicks and time to delete messages in case you opened any message. For it;
- Open setting
- Click Advanced
- See the Auto-advance, Click the radio dial (Enable).
- Head back to Settings > General.
- Scroll the page till Auto-Advance and choose to go newer or previous conversation.
- Scroll down and click Save Changes.
- Use Google Drive and Email large attachments
At the Gmail’s compose window’s bottom, the Drive icon is available to allow you to attach files you have in Drive or click Send a link. In case of Google Drive formats, you can use send a link Sheets, Docs, Slides, etc whereas, in case of sending attachments or Drive link, your can use other file types including Word docs, PDFs, images etc where you can’t use larger than Gmail’s 25MB files.