How to Mark Emails as Starred in Gmail

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Gmail users

  • You can enable or disable the Stars feature, which you can use to mark emails.

Why mark emails as Starred in Gmail

  • To mark them as important
  • To be able to come back to them quickly later

How can you see Starred emails in Gmail

  • Starred emails appear in the Starred label on the left side of the Gmail page.

How to enable stars in Gmail step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Mark Emails As Starred In Gmail - Step 1

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

Step 2

How To Mark Emails As Starred In Gmail - Step 2

Select See all settings.

Step 3

How To Mark Emails As Starred In Gmail - Step 3

Under the General tab, find the Stars setting below.

You can enable or disable different stars and other icons such as a checkmark or a question mark.

Click Save Changes at the bottom after making any updates.

How to mark Gmail emails as starred

How To Mark Emails As Starred In Gmail
  • To mark one email as starred, click the star icon to the left of an email in the emails list.
  • To mark multiple emails at once, check the boxes to their left, click the three dots icon (More), and select Add star.

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