How to Mark Emails as Important in Gmail App in iPhone

Author: Ritikaa | Guide: iPhone |

Save your precious time and learn how to mark Emails as important in Gmail app on your iPhone. They will get saved in the 'Important' folder. Also, you can create folders in Gmail. Let's learn more about 'Important' emails in Gmail in the following article.

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Mark Emails as Important in Gmail App on iPhone in 4 Steps

Step-1 Open Your Gmail Account: In order to mark an email as important in your account, you obviously have to first open the Gmail account on your iPhone or whatever device you are using.

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Step-2 Tap & Hold on a Mail: Then, you have to:

  • A single tap on the email that you want to Mark as important.
  • Then, hold that email for 1-2 seconds.
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Step-3 Click On the' •••' Icon: Now, some options will appear in the top right corner of the screen. From this option, you have chosen the rightmost one which is '•••'.

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Step-4 Tap On 'Mark as Important': Again, several options will appear on your screen such as:

  • Snooze
  • Move
  • Label
  • Mark as important
  • Mute, etc

From all of these options, you have to choose the fourth one that says 'Mark as important.

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When you finally click on 'Mark as important in the last step, the desired email will be successfully marked as important. You can now find it in the 'Important' folder.


Can I Mark an Email as High-priority in Gmail App?

Of course you can do that by turning on the priority inbox in the following steps:

  • Open up the Gmail app on your device.
  • From the top left side, you have to click on 'Menu'.
  • Then, click on 'Settings'.
  • Now, just choose your account.
  • Then, click on the 'Inbox type' option.
  • Finally, choose the 'Priority Inbox.

How Can I Send an Email as Important in the Gmail App?

In order to send an email as important email and the Gmail application:

  • You have to put a checkmark in the left box next to the email that you are about to send.
  • Then, you have to select the 'Mark as important or 'Add star' option from the 'More' menu.

How Can I Turn Off Important in Gmail App?

It is very simple to turn off important emails in your Gmail app. All you have to do is just uncheck the box with says 'Mark as important from the 'More' drop-down menu. That's it!

How Can I Send an Email with High Importance?

If you want the recipient to know that the email that you have sent carries high importance, then do the following:

  • Click on the 'Compose' button and type your email.
  • From the ribbon group, choose the 'Tags' section.
  • Then, simply select High Importance or Low Importance.

Can I Delete the Important Folder in Gmail on My iPhone?

Of course, you have all the rights and access to delete the 'Important' folder or any other folder from your Gmail account. You can do it in both iPhone as well as your Android device or Windows PC. Similarly, you can also delete all the emails in Gmail.


We hope that now you have understood the importance of the 'Important' email and related folder in the Gmail app. You can fin more about it in the Gmail Guide of SirHow.

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