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How to Enable and Disable new features of Gmail

Posted In Email - By Techtiplib on Sunday, July 28th, 2013 With No Comments »

This article will guide you on how to enable or disable the new tab in the inbox, full-screen mode windows Gmail messages.

How to Show or Hide the new tab in the inbox

On May 2013, the Gmail inbox’s interface has been redesigned. The most important emails will “melt” into the Primary tab, while notifications from social networking sites such as Google+ will be grouped under the Social tab. Email notification transactions from sites like Groupon then go into the Promotions tab. The receipt / confirmation emails go to Updates tab. Forums tab contains your email online discussion groups, mailing list…

Follow these steps below for show or hide the tab in Gmail Inbox:

Step 1. Click the plus sign (+) at the center of the interface when login Gmail (or left click on the gear icon on the right, select Configure the Inbox).

Select which tabs to show or hide in Inbox of Gmail

Select which tabs to show or hide in Inbox of Gmail


Select which tabs to show or hide in Inbox of Gmail 2

Step 2: Select the tab is available in 5 tab that you want to show or hide

Select tabs to show or hide in Inbox Gmail

Select tabs to show or hide in Inbox Gmail

Step 3: Click “Save” button when finish

For now you can not customize tabs or add new tabs and if you activate any tab you will lose the old interface Priority Inbox.

How to Enable or disable full screen mode when write email

With new features you can see in the upper right corner of the Compose window three icons: Minimize, full-screen and Close. Click “full-screen” icon to zoom in the middle of the window, although described as “full screen” is not really true. This window is located in the center of the screen with a dark background.

New compose window in Gmail

If you want the window Compose in full-screen mode as the default, do the following:

Step 1: Click “Compose” button to write a new email, then click the small arrow in the lower right corner of the Compose window.

change to default compose window in gmail

Step 2: Select “default to full-screen”


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