How to add & manage labels to organize Gmail

Labels are also used to store emails, but they are different from the folder. You can create many labels for an email. Labels are generally used to categorize the emails. It is easy to create labels and manage them, here is how to add, create, edit, hide, and delete labels.

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How to create a new label

You can create a new label with the name you want. Here is how.

  1. Go to ‘Gmail.’
  2. Sign in with your Gmail account credentials, if you’re not signed in.
  3. Click the ‘v More’ button in the left menu.
  4. Scroll down and click ‘+ Create new label’ at the bottom.
  5. Enter a label name for the new label.
  6. Click the ‘Create’ button.

How to edit and color a label

You can edit, color and remove the label you want, here is how.

  1. Go to ‘Gmail.’
  2. Sign in with your Gmail account credentials, if you’re not signed in.
  3. In the left menu, find the label you want to edit.
  4. Hover the mouse over it, and click ‘More’ icon.
  5. Click ‘Label color’ at the top in the menu and select a color.
  6. Click ‘Edit’ near the bottom to rename the label.

How to label messages in Gmail inbox

  1. Go to ‘Gmail.’
  2. Sign in with your Gmail account credentials, if you’re not signed in.
  3. Open ‘Inbox’.
  4. Click and choose messages.
  5. Click the ‘Labels’ icon at the top options.
  6. From the menu, select a ‘Label.’
  7. Click ‘Create New’ to create a new label.
  8. Enter a label name for the new label.
  9. Click the ‘Create’ button.

How to label a message you’re composing

  1. Go to ‘Gmail.’
  2. Sign in with your Gmail account credentials, if you’re not signed in.
  3. Click the ‘+Compose’ button at the top in the left menu.
  4. In the new message window, click the ‘dotted’ icon at the bottom.
  5. Go to ‘Labels.’
  6. Select a ‘Label.’
  7. Click ‘Create New’ to create a new label.
  8. Enter a label name for the new label.
  9. Click the ‘Create’ button.

How to put a message into another label

  1. Open your Gmail ‘Inbox’.
  2. Select the message you want to move.
  3. Click the ‘Labels’ icon at the top options.
  4. Click and uncheck the marked label.
  5. Then mark a new label to select it.
  6. Click ‘Apply.’

How to delete a label

Removing a label will not delete your message, so you can remove the label when you want.

  1. Go to ‘Gmail.’
  2. Sign in with your Gmail account credentials, if you’re not signed in.
  3. Find the ‘label’ in the left menu you want to remove.
  4. Hover the mouse over it, and click ‘More’ icon.
  5. Click ‘Remove label’ from the option at the bottom.
  6. Click ‘Delete’ button.

Note: Deleting a label will not delete your message but deleting a message will remove the message from all the labels.

Jaxson Harry is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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