How to delete a folder in Gmail

Author: Iqbal | Guide: Gmail |

Sending and Receiving emails are part of daily life. Emails can be of different types. Some of them are promotional emails, primary emails, emails in drafts, important emails, starred emails, and social emails. All these emails are stored in different folders in Gmail. We can manage these folders according to our needs. We can also create or delete a folder in Gmail.

How to delete a folder in Gmail On App

You can also attach a folder in Gmail. If you want to know how you can delete a folder in Gmail then follow these 7 simple steps given below:

Delete a Folder in Gmail in 7 Simple Steps

Step-1 Open The Chrome App: Open the Chrome application on your android phone as a first step. You can use different browsers too but in chrome, you must have already signed in to your Google account. So, it is better if you use google chrome.

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Step-2 Type Go to the search bar of Google Chrome and type Click Enter and the Gmail with your Gmail id will get open.

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Step 3: Tap on Settings Icon: Click on the setting button present on the top right of the screen. You can also refer to the below image if you are confused.

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Step-4 Tap on "See all settings": Now select the "See all settings" option in the Settings list. Refer to the image below for accurate details.

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Step-5 Tap on "Labels": When you click on the see all settings, you will be able to see a page of settings. Click on the Labels section present just behind the general settings. You can also take references from the below picture.

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Step-6 Tap on "Remove": Scroll below in the Labels tab and below the actions option click on the "remove" option as shown below. You have to select the remove option in front of the folder that you want to delete.

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Step-7 Tap on "Delete": Now you will see a confirmation box with a "removal label" or folder. Click on the delete option to delete that folder.

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How can I Create a Folder in Gmail App?

You can easily create folders in Gmail. You have to follow almost the same procedure as mentioned in this guide. And instead of removing the folder, you have to click on create a folder which is available below the page.

Can I Change My Gmail Id Adress In Gmail?

Yes, you can change the Gmail address of the Gmail. You also have to go in the see all settings as mentioned in the 4th step of this guide. Select "accounts and import" rather than selecting the label tab. Now find the place where your mail id is written. Click on the edit button present behind it. Enter your new mail id and click on save it. You can also do it from your mobile phone.

Can I Create Multiple Gmail Account With the Same Mobile Number?

Yes, you can create multiple Gmail accounts with the same mobile number. But you can create a total of 4 accounts with the same verified mobile number.

Another Method

You can delete a folder in Gmail. It’s very easy to remove the file from your account. You will not lose your mail conversation. The file called label in which we add mail conversation on our preference will be deleted. So you need to remove a particular label from your Gmail account.

Steps to delete a folder in Gmail

How to delete a folder in Gmail through mobile app

  1.  Open the app: Open your Gmail app which is available on Android and IOS network.
  2. Sign in: Sign in with your Gmail account for you want to create folders.
  3. Tap three bars menu: Tap on the three bars menu at the top left corner.
  4. Tap on the particular label: Scroll down and tap on the label, you want to delete. You can see label in labels section.
  5. Tap settings icon: Tap on the settings icon at the top right corner.
  6. Tap delete option: You can now see delete and label’s name at the bottom in red color. Tap on it to delete it. Delete it again when a delete option will be seen again.
  1. Open your Gmail: Open Gmail and sign in with your Gmail account.
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  2. Click on the settings bar: Click on the settings icon bar which is at the top right corner.
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  3. Click the ‘settings’ option: Click the option of ‘settings’ in given other options.
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  4. Go to ‘label’: Go to ‘labels’ tab which is the second option in horizontal line at the top.
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  5. Go to your label: Scroll down and click on the particular label, you want to delete. It is located at the below of the option ‘create a label’.
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  6. Click ‘remove’ option: At the right side of the label’s name, you can see the option ‘remove’ and ‘edit’. Click on ‘remove’ option.
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  7. Click ‘delete’: Now click on the delete option to delete the label.
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Don’t worry, you will not lose any mail conversation. Only folder will be delete from the account. Mails will remain same in their sections such as inbox or sent.

How to Manage label

You can directly manage your labels from your home Gmail screen on computer. Scroll down the left bar where you see options like compose, inbox, spams etc. Click on the option ‘manage labels’ in the last.

Your label settings will open and you can do the same which earlier mentioned in with steps for desktop. Follow the steps and remove it from your account. Your label has been deleted without losing any mail conversation.

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