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Gmail™ in 10 Minutes, Sams Teach Yourself, Second Edition by Michael Miller

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Lesson 16. Customizing Gmail

In this lesson, you learn the various ways you can customize the way Gmail looks and works.

Customizing the Gmail Interface

Gmail is a nice-looking service, certainly functional for most users. That said, you might want to personalize the way Gmail looks and the way it works for your personal needs. Fortunately, Gmail offers various ways to customize what you see onscreen.

Configuring Inbox Tabs

The first thing you can customize about the Gmail inbox page is which tabs you see. As you know, Gmail organizes incoming messages into content-based tabs; you can opt to display as many as five tabs or as few as a single tab. Follow these steps:

1. In the Gmail inbox, Click the + tab at the far right of the row of tabs. ...

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