How to Show/Hide Gmail Labels in Third-Party Email Applications (Outlook, Apple Mail, Etc.)

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Gmail users

When to show or hide Gmail labels in IMAP

  • If you are syncing your Gmail mailbox to a non-Google mail client such as Outlook or Mac Mail using IMAP, you can exclude some of your Gmail labels from being synced.

How to show or hide Gmail labels in IMAP step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Show/Hide Gmail Labels In Third-Party Email Applications (Outlook, Apple Mail, etc.) - Step 1

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

Step 2

How To Show/Hide Gmail Labels In Third-Party Email Applications (Outlook, Apple Mail, etc.) - Step 2

Select See all settings.

Step 3

How To Show/Hide Gmail Labels In Third-Party Email Applications (Outlook, Apple Mail, etc.) - Step 3

You can choose to show or hide your labels by checking the boxes to their right.

Step 4

How To Show/Hide Gmail Labels In Third-Party Email Applications (Outlook, Apple Mail, etc.) - Step 4

This goes for System labels as well as any custom-made Labels at the bottom of the list.

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