How to Change the Appearance of Action Buttons in the in Gmail Interface

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Gmail users

What are the action buttons in Gmail

  • When you select an email in Gmail, there are buttons under the search box that let you do things such as archiving, marking as spam, deleting, and so on.
  • These buttons can appear as text or icons. Follow these steps to choose your preference:

How to change the appearance of the action buttons in Gmail step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Change The Appearance Of Action Buttons In The In Gmail Interface - Step 1

Open Gmail https://gmail.com and click the Settings gear icon in the top right.

Step 2

How To Change The Appearance Of Action Buttons In The In Gmail Interface - Step 2

Select See all settings.

Step 3

How To Change The Appearance Of Action Buttons In The In Gmail Interface - Step 3

Under the General tab, scroll down to the Button labels setting and choose how you want email actions to appear – as Text or Icons.

Click Save Changes at the bottom.

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