How to View Unread E-mails in Gmail

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We get tons of emails on our Gmail account if we are too active on Gmail. In office work, our inbox fills up with many emails. Sometimes, we leave other emails and read only important emails. We forget to read all emails but you can easily view unread mails in Gmail after missing out it.

Google consider such emails as unread emails. If you want to read those mails in free time, then you can read it easily.

Steps to view unread mails in Gmail App

See quick steps to understand how to view unread mails in Gmail through mobile app.

  1. Open the app: Open your Gmail app which is available on Android and IOS both.
  2. Sign in: Sign in with your Gmail account from you want to view unread mails.
  3. Go to ‘search’ tab: Tap on the search tab at the top.
  4. Type ‘unread’ in tab: Now type ‘unread’ in search tab and search it.
  5. Tap on ‘in unread’: Now you will see the option ‘in unread’ below. Tap on it and now you can view your all unread mails there.

That’s how you can view your all unread mails on Gmail app. When you read an unread mail, it will be automatically moved from unread mails.

How to steps to view unread emails on Gmail through desktop

See quick steps to understand how to view unread mails on your Gmail account.

  1. Open your browser: Open your preferred browser in your desktop.
  2. Open Gmail: Open Gmail and sign in with your Gmail account.
  3. Go to ‘search’ tab: Click on the search tab at the top of the page.
  4. Type ‘unread’ in tab: Now type ‘unread’ in search tab and search it.
  5. Click on ‘label unread emails’: Now you will see the option ‘label unread emails’. Click on it and now you can view your all unread mails there.

That’s how you can view your all unread mails on Gmail account. When you read an unread mail, it will be moved from unread mails.

How can you make unread mails first in Gmail?

You can change in mail settings then Gmail will show you unread mail first on your Gmail account’s inbox section that you can read all unread mails easily. You can make change only in desktop. Mobile app doesn’t have such option in settings.

Let’s see some steps to learn the changes to view unread mails.

  1. Open your Gmail: Open Gmail and sign in to your Gmail account.
  2. Tap the settings bar: Tap on the settings icon bar which is at the top right corner.
  3. Tap the ‘settings’ option: Tap the option of ‘settings’ in given other options.
  4. Go to ‘inbox’: Settings will be open from the ‘general’. Go to ‘inbox’ tab which is the third option in horizontal line at the top.
  5. Click on ‘unread first’: in the first option ‘inbox type’, you can change the inbox settings. Choose the option ‘unread first’.
  6. Click ‘save’: Click on the option of ‘save’ at the bottom to confirm the settings.
  7. Back to the home page: Now come back to the main page. You will see unread mail first in your inbox section.

Now you can read your all unread mails there and they will be marked as read. You can scroll down to find your all unread mails. If you don’t want to read these mails, then click on ‘everything else’ option.

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