How to customize your Gmail settings on iPhone & iPad

Want to select your own swipe actions, set up a smart reply, change notification settings, clear searches, or customize privacy settings? Here is everything you need to know with easy steps to change Gmail settings on your iPhone or iPad.

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Source:- Gmail settings on iPhone & iPad

Gmail app is an easy way to use Gmail on your device, though it pre-installed in most of the devices. If you don’t have it in yours, then you can download it from the App Store of your phone.

How to access settings page in iPhone & iPad

To do any changes in your Gmail settings, you need to access settings first. From the settings page, you can view and customize the settings you want according to your need.

  1. Tap on ‘Gmail’ app icon to open it.
  2. At the top-left side, tap the ‘Menu’ icon.
  3. Scroll down settings is near the bottom.
  4. Tap ‘Settings’.
  5. Tap on your account.

That’s it! You are in.

Note: Some setting you can’t do in the app, for them you need to log in into the Gmail website on your computer.

How to turn on show sender images

Turning on show sender images will show the profile image of the sender, and you can open messages by just tapping on the sender’s profile icon. If the setting is disabled, instead of profile image, it will show the checkboxes.

  1. Tap on ‘Gmail’ app icon to open it.
  2.    At the top-left side, tap the ‘Menu’ icon.
  3. Scroll down settings is near the bottom.
  4. Tap ‘Settings’.
  5. Look for the ‘Show Sender Images’ settings.
  6. And turn the feature on.

If you don’t want to use it, then you can turn it off whenever you want.

How to change swipe-actions

When you swipe on a message, you’ll see some options like archive, trash, mark as read or unread, etc. You can change and choose what will happen when a message swipe left or right.

  1. Tap on ‘Gmail’ app icon to open it.
  2. At the top-left side, tap the ‘Menu’ icon.
  3. Scroll down settings is near the bottom.
  4. Tap ‘Settings’.
  5. Select ‘Swipe actions.’
  6. Select ‘left swipe’ or ‘right swipe.’
  7. Now, choose an action.

The actions you can choose: Trash, Archive, Mark as read, Mark as unread, Move to.., Snooze, and None.

How to customize notification settings

If you’re using more than one Gmail account in your Gmail app, then you need to set up notification settings for each one.

To turn on notification alerts:

  1. Tap on ‘Gmail’ app icon to open it.
  2. At the top-left side, tap the ‘Menu’ icon.
  3. Scroll down settings is near the bottom.
  4. Tap ‘Settings’.
  5. Tap on your account.
  6. Go to ‘Notifications.’
  7. And choose a notification level.

If you want to turn off notification for a Gmail account, then select ‘None.’

To turn on notification for important emails:

  • Go to notification settings with the above steps.
  • Under notification, select ‘High priority only.’

How to add a signature

You can add a signature for your every account and also change it when you want.

  1. Tap on ‘Gmail’ app icon to open it.
  2. At the top-left side, tap the ‘Menu’ icon.
  3. Scroll down settings is near the bottom.
  4. Tap ‘Settings’.
  5. Tap on your account.
  6. Go to ‘Signature settings.’
  7. Turn on ‘Mobile Signature’ setting.
  8. Add a signature.
  9. Go back to save.

That’s it! From here, you can also edit your old signature. If you want to do more settings, open the ‘settings’ page and select the settings you want to edit.

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