Inbox types now supported in the Gmail app for Android

We can all use a little help organizing our email. Gmail makes it easy, offering web and iOS users various options for sorting their inboxes, including unread first, important first, starred first, and priority inbox. Because many of you rely on your phones for email, we’re now bringing these same options to the Gmail app for Android.

Going forward, if you’ve selected a specific inbox type for your Gmail account on the web, you’ll see that same email configuration in your Android app. For instance, if you’ve chosen to see unread emails at the top of your inbox and everything else below, you’ll see your emails sorted the same way in Gmail for Android.

You’ll also be able to change your inbox type directly from the Gmail app on your Android phone (under Settings > Inbox type). This inbox type will then be reflected across web and iOS as well.

We hope this helps you stay on top of your email—no matter where (and on what device) you read it.

Launch Details
Release track:
Launching to both Rapid Release and Scheduled Release

Available to all G Suite editions

Rollout pace:
Extended rollout (potentially longer than 15 days for feature visibility)

All end users

Change management suggested/FYI

More Information
Help Center: Change your Gmail inbox layout

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