How to create folders in Gmail

How to create folders in Gmail

If you want to reduce the clutter in your Gmail inbox, you definitely need to use folders or Gmail labels. Labels help you to group your emails into different categories. While reading emails, you can quickly assign a label or move emails into those labels for easy sorting. 

Sometimes, you want to organize your emails and don’t want to see them at the top necessarily. Tagging them to labels can really simply that and make your life easier. 

Steps to create folders in Gmail

Here are some easy ways to create folders or labels to easily sort mails in Gmail:

  1. Go to Gmail and navigate to the left-hand side panel. Scroll down to Create new Label:
create folders in Gmail
  1. Click on it and you will be prompted with a new window to type the name of the label. Simply type the name and hit Create.
create folders in Gmail
  1. Your new label will be created.

Alternatively, You can create a new label in the Settings menu too:

Steps:

  1. Click on the settings cob > See all settings
How to create folders in Gmail
  1. Now, on the settings tab, go to Labels and scroll down until you see an option to create a new label:
How to create folders in Gmail
  1. Click on the button and you will be prompted to enter the name of the label, enter the name, and click create
How to create folders in Gmail

That’s it. Your new label will be created.