How to Manage Your Labels in Gmail

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Gmail users

Follow these steps to manage your labels.

How to access and update all your Gmail labels step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Manage Your Labels In Gmail - Step 1

Open Gmail and click the Settings gear icon in the top right.

Step 2

How To Manage Your Labels In Gmail - Step 2

Select See all settings.

Step 3

How To Manage Your Labels In Gmail - Step 3

Here, you can choose if you want to show or hide System labels and Categories.

How to show or hide Gmail labels in IMAP clients

If you sync your Gmail email to a third-party mail client such as Outlook or Apple Mail via IMAP, you can uncheck Show in IMAP next to a label to stop it from syncing to the mail client.

Step 4

How To Manage Your Labels In Gmail - Step 4

Your custom labels are at the bottom and you can show, hide, edit or remove them.

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