How to Show or Hide the Main Menu Text in Gmail

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Gmail users

What is the Gmail main menu

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  • The left side panel contains your labels and categories such as Inbox, Starred, Sent, Spam, All mail, Trash, and so on.

How to show or hide the Gmail main menu

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  • Click the Main menu icon on the top left to show or hide the text next to each icon on the left. ​Hiding the text makes the mailbox feel more spacious.
  • Hover over the menu panel, and it expands. Hover away and it hides again.
  • When hidden, you will see red dots next to each label with unread messages.

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