What Are Gmail Filters: Quick Introduction to Get Started

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Gmail users

What are Gmail filters: getting started

  • Filters allow you to repeatedly and automatically perform actions on emails you send or receive.
  • Once you add a filter, it will perform the desired action until you delete it. 

What can you do with Gmail filters

Filters can help you automatically do the following:

  • Have emails skip the Inbox (Archive them)
  • Mark emails as read
  • Star emails
  • Apply a label to emails
  • Forward emails
  • Delete emails
  • Never send emails to spam (whitelist)
  • Auto-reply with canned responses
  • Always mark emails as important
  • Never mark as important
  • Categorize

A step-by-step guide to adding a Gmail filter to your settings

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