How to View Unread in Gmail App

Author: Archi | Guide: Gmail |

Sometimes the stack of other messages in your Gmail account can obscure unread emails. As a result, whenever you open your Inbox, a notification stating that you have some unread emails but can't find them will appear. Let us now check the steps to view unread in the Gmail app. In addition, you can also view all unread Emails in the Gmail app.

View Unread in Gmail App through Search Bar in 5 simple steps

Step 1- Open Gmail App: You must first open either your iPhone or your Android device. You can find the Gmail app icon by opening the menu on your smartphone.

  • The Gmail app icon must then be tapped in order to be opened.
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Step 2- Tap on Search Bar: When you open the Gmail app, you will see the primary inbox page.

  • Then spot the search bar on the top of the primary inbox page.
  • Then tap on the search bar.
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Step 3- Search Unread: After tapping on the search bar, type in the word unread. When you type in Unread, a range of tags appears.

  • Then you have to scroll through the tags and then spot the Unread tag.
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Step 4- Tap on the label unread: When you scroll through the tags, spot the tag saying Unread.

  • Then tap on the tag saying Unread.
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Step 5- See Any Unread Email: After you tap on the tag called Unread, the unread mails come up. Then scroll through the unread emails and spot the one that you want.

  • Then finally tap on that Email.
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View Unread in Gmail App through Menu: 4 Steps

Step 1- Open Gmail App: The first step is to open your android device or your iPhone. Then visit the menu on your phone and spot the Gmail app icon.

  • Then tap on the Gmail app icon to open it.
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Step 2- Tap on Three Horizontal Lines: When you open the Gmail app and it opens up, you will see the primary inbox page.

  • On the top of the page, the search bar is present. On the left side on the search bar are the three horizontal lines.
  • Then click on the three horizontal lines.
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Step 3- Tap on Unread: Once you have clicked on the three horizontal lines, a drop-down list appears.

Scroll down through the drop-down list to find out the Unread option.

  • Then tap on the Unread option.
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Step 4- See any Unread Email: After you have clicked on the Unread option in the drop-down list, all the Unread emails come up on the top.

  • Now you can check out all your Unread emails.
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We get a ton of emails every day from many sources, including subscriptions, advertisements, news, job emails, information, etc. Some emails arrive in our inboxes, and we read and respond to them right away. But there are many that we put off until later. It is easy to find them out if you read this article.


How can I make the Gmail app display unread emails?

  • Open the Gmail app on your Android mobile device or tablet.
  • Dispatch the message. (Tap the sender's profile picture if you wish to stay in your inbox.)
  • Tap Unread in the top right corner.

Why do I have unread messages listed in my Gmail app?

You're using Gmail's Default Inbox setting, but you only have the Primary category enabled (this cannot be disabled). In this scenario, Gmail doesn't apply the Primary label to any incoming emails and regards your Inbox as Unread First.

How do I see everything unread?

  • Go to Settings > See all settings > Inbox > Inbox type > Unread first to view the list of unread emails.
  • Type is: unread into the search field and hit Enter on your keyboard to search through unread emails.
  • Emails that have been opened but are still tagged as unread in Gmail are considered unread emails.

Why don't badges appear in my Gmail app?

Be cautious to have this badge on because it can be switched off. Tap the Menu button (three horizontal bars) in the top left corner of the Gmail app to access the menu. To manage notifications, go to Settings > General settings > On Home Screen icons, display the badge. Ensure that the Dot badge is chosen.

Why does my iPhone incorrectly indicate that I have unread messages?

The iPhone occasionally has a bug that causes it to falsely indicate that you have a message. A "1" will appear in your messenger app to let you know there is a new message, and even when you open the app to check, the "1" simply never goes away. You keep gazing at it, convinced that you missed something, which is aggravating.

You can also find out how to view unread Emails first in Gmail app in iPhone.

What does a Gmail badge mean?

With the aid of the plugin Badge Checker for GmailTM, you can easily receive badge notifications for each unread email in your Gmail inbox. This add-on supports multi-account, so if you have multiple Gmail accounts open, all of your unread emails will be compiled and displayed in the badge symbol.

Why does my iPhone falsely indicate that I have read messages?

You must close all active apps (double-tap home and slide up on each window) if your iPhone is marking all texts you receive as read without alerting you. After that, disable iMessage by going to settings -> Messages. Then, go to settings -> Messages and disable iMessage.

When there is no notice, how do I remove the notification icon from the app?

Next, select "Advanced options" and switch "App icon badges" off. If you have an older Galaxy model running Android 8, 9, or 10, you can find and disable "App icon badges" without accessing another menu by going to the "Notifications" menu in Settings.

What does Gmail's yellow symbol mean?

You can identify essential emails by the yellow Importance flag that appears next to them in Gmail. The marker will be blank if an email hasn't been classified as important. Search for "is: important" in Gmail to view all of your emails that have been marked as important.

These FAQs will help you to know more about unread emails in the Gmail app.

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