How to mark all emails as read in gmail

You’d be pretty normal if you came to your inbox each day khổng lồ find dozens – if not hundreds – of unread emails. But that can sometimes mean you miss new messages when they come through.

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To make things simpler, & lớn give sầu you a fresh start, you can mark all your old emails as read so that you can start keeping on top of your new ones. And the good news is, Gmail’s advanced search features make this process really easy. Here’s how khổng lồ mark all emails as read in Gmail.


Why it’s Useful khổng lồ Mark Emails as Read in Gmail

It’s not always possible – or even necessary – khổng lồ open & read every single email that comes inkhổng lồ your inbox. That said, it’s also disconcerting to open your Gmail tài khoản lớn see that you have 10,576 unread messages. ADD_THIS_TEXT

Being able to lớn mark emails as read is a great way of organizing your inbox without having lớn necessarily go into every single message.

Marking an E-Mail as Read

To mark a specific tin nhắn as read:

Step 1. Cheông chồng the box lớn the left of the email.

Step 2. Navigate to lớn the top of the page, & cliông chồng the Mark as read ibé.

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Step 3. You’ll now see a pop-up confirmation message which gives you the opportunity khổng lồ Unbởi the command.

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Marking your Whole Inbox as Read in Gmail

In your Gmail dashboard:

Step 1. Navigate to lớn the tìm kiếm bar & enter Label: inbox is: unread và press Enter

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Step 2. Cliông xã the arrow on the right-hvà side of the Select ibé, and select All

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Step 3. In the message at the top of the page, click Select all conversations that match this search.

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Step 4. You’ll then see a message that shows that you’ve selected these emails.

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Step 5. At the top of the page, select the Mark as read icon, then OK.

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Step 6. Confirm your command by clicking OK in the pop-up confirmation.

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You may need to repeat this process if you have hundreds of emails khổng lồ mark as read. You can only access 50 emails at a time.

Marking Emails in Specific Folders as Read

You can also use the advanced search function to select messages in all your folders. To select unread emails in your Important thư mục, type Label:Important is:Unread into the tìm kiếm box.

Setting up a “Mark as Read” filter

You can also set up a filter in Gmail that lets you automatically mark certain emails as read as soon as they come in.

To do this:

Step 1. Navigate to lớn the tìm kiếm bar, và cliông xã the arrow khổng lồ the right-hand side.

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Step 2. Enter the tìm kiếm criteria for the email(s) you wish lớn automatically mark as read. This is usually the From field.

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Step 3. Cliông chồng Search

Step 4. Select Mark as read, và click Create filter. 

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Mark All Emails as Read in Gmail FAQ:

What does mark emails as read mean?

There are two main statuses that you can mix on your emails: read and unread. Marking as read simply removes the “unread” notification, even if you haven’t actually read the tin nhắn.

Why would I mark emails as read?

There are several reasons you may want to mark an tin nhắn as read.

The obvious one is that you’ve already opened & read the tin nhắn, so you don’t need Gmail to insize you that it’s still unread.

Many users also mark emails as read khổng lồ keep their inbox clean. Getting to lớn inbox zero is tough at the best of times, but when you receive sầu many emails that aren’t urgent (for example, tin nhắn marketing letters), you can mark them as read so that they don’t clutter your inbox và distract you from more important emails.

How bởi vì I mark all Gmail as read on iPhone?

You can’t mark all emails as read in the Gmail phầm mềm. Here’s how to lớn mark a specific gmail as read on iPhone:

Step 1. xuất hiện up the Gmail phầm mềm on your iPhone.

Step 2. Select the gmail you want lớn mark as read by clicking on the sender’s protệp tin image on the left side

Step 3. Look for the icon in the top right-h& corner that looks lượt thích an open envelope

Step 4. Cliông xã that & you’re done

How bởi vì I mark all Gmail as read on Android?

You can’t mark all emails as read in the Gmail tiện ích. Here’s how to lớn mark a specific gmail as read on Android:

Step 1. mở cửa up the Gmail phầm mềm on your iPhone.

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Select the email you want to lớn mark as read by clicking on the sender’s protệp tin image on the left side

Step 3. Look for the ibé in the top right-h& corner that looks lượt thích an open envelope

Step 4. Click that và you’re done

Quiông chồng tip: On iPhone and Android, you can adjust the settings in the Gmail app so that swiping left or right on the messages quickly marks the emails as read.


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