Lesson 6. Organizing Gmail Using Labels and Tasks

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to organize Gmail.

As you may know, some email programs let you create folders to organize your email. As a result you might have spam folders, junk folders, and work-related folders. Gmail does things differently.

Gmail uses labels. A label is a one- or two-word text annotation you can add to emails, and then you can organize your emails by label.

Using labels has the advantage over folders in that you can do everything (labeling and sorting and so on) in the Inbox and don’t have to remember which folder you placed a piece of mail in. You can also apply multiple labels to the same message, whereas you couldn’t share it between multiple folders.

Gmail also supports ...

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