How to Manage Gmail Labels and Organize Your Messages

Open Gmail in a browser window and select the Settings gear in the upper-right corner of the screen. Choose See all settings. Select the Labels tab to display the Labels settings. Select show or hide for each label in the list.

If you are having trouble managing your Gmail labels, you’ve come to the right place. Gmail provides a label system to organize your messages, and if you learn how to use it effectively, it can save you a lot of time and effort.

To get started, simply visit and log in using your username and password. Once you’re logged in, Gmail provides a label system to organize your messages. You can manage this by defining system labels or user-defined labels.

To access the label system settings, click on the settings icon and select settings. Then, click on the label tab, where you will find all the information about system labels and user-defined labels. You can modify these labels and even hide or show them as per your requirement.

The system labels are already predefined by Gmail, and you cannot hide the index label. However, you can hide and show other system labels and even modify them. Gmail provides various options to categorize your messages, such as social, promotion, and updates. You can hide or show these categories, and you also have the option to show links to your messages.

Lastly, we have user-defined labels. This section displays all user-defined labels and provides options to modify various settings of these labels. If you want to rename any of these labels, click on the label name and start typing. You can also show or hide these labels and see how many conversations are assigned to them.

To access other label settings, click on the setting icon and select settings. From there, you can remove or edit the labels as per your requirement.

By learning how to use Gmail labels effectively, you can organize your mail the way you want to. This will save you a lot of time and simplify your inbox.


Why can't I see my labels in Gmail?
Tap on the Menu icon (three horizontal bars) at the top left. Scroll down and tap on Settings >, {email address} >, Manage Labels >, {label name} Tap on Sync messages to alter the setting.
How do I fix labels in Gmail?
Open Gmail in a browser (you can't edit labels from the Gmail app). On the left side of the page, hover your cursor over your label's name. Click the Down arrow. Click Remove label.