How to Add New Folder in Gmail Account

At Gmail, you may have to sort your emails according to specific folders. It’s beneficial for all kinds of users. It helps you to find any email quickly and organize your inbox. Here we will tell you, the full process of how to add a new folder to Gmail account.

Why Should You Add Folder to Gmail Account?

  • You can find any email easily.
  • It helps you to manage your inbox.
  • You can easily check new emails according to folders.

How to Add New Folder in Gmail Account on Computer

You can add a new folder/label in your Gmail account using any computer or laptop device. This process is mainly created for computer device users. Before you start the process, connect your computer device with a stable internet connection.

Step 1: Open your web browser and log into your Gmail account.

Step 2: Then select an email that you want to short in the folder.

How to Add New Folder in Gmail Account email selection

Note: To select any email, check the box that is located beside the email. You can also select multiple emails.

Step 3: Click on the Label icon at the starting of the page.

How to Add New Folder in Gmail Account lable icon

Step 4: Here you will get a menu. Select Create new option from the menu.

How to Add New Folder in Gmail Account creating new folder

Step 5: At the first box, enter a name that you want to set for the folder. Click ‘Create’ button.

How to Add New Folder in Gmail Account folder name

If you want to short the new folder under an existing folder, you can check into ‘Nest label under’ option and select the existing folder.

Now, your new folder will get created. You can see it on the left side menu.

How to Add New Folder in Gmail Account left side menu

Delete The Folder

Take the mouse on the Folder name. An upside-down arrow will appear beside the folder name. Click on the arrow. You will get a menu. Click on Remove folder.

How to Add New Folder in Gmail Account on Mobile Phone

Unfortunately, Google doesn’t provide any option to create a new folder using the mobile version of Gmail website and Gmail App. But, still, there is a way. You can also create and use a folder in Gmail using another App called Google Inbox. Computer device user can also use Google Inbox, by going here.

Step 1: Open the Google Inbox app and click on the menu icon at the top-left corner of the screen.

Tap on the menu icon on Gmail inbox

Step 2: Click on + Create new option. You will find this option on the bottom part of the menu.

Note: If you want to short the new folder under an existing folder, you can check into ‘Nest label under’ option and select the existing folder. create new option at google inbox

Step 3: Type the name of your new folder. Tap on SAVE option.

Note: If you want to short the new folder under an existing folder, you can check into ‘Nest label under’ option and select the existing folder new folder name

Step 4: Click on Add option.

How to Add New Folder in Gmail Account add option

Step 5: Now you can type the criteria to add an email to the new folder. Then click SAVE.

How to Add New Folder in Gmail Account critaria option

Move Any Email To the New Folder

Step 1: Open any email from your inbox. Then click on the 3-dot button at the top-right side of the scene.

tap on the 3 dotted icon at the top right side of screen at Gmail inbox

Step 2: Now select the new folder to move.

Select the new folder to move

The Bottom Line

Remember,
👉 You can also change the color of new folder. Take the mouse on the folder name. An upside-down arrow will appear beside the folder name. Just click on it and you will get a new Click on ‘Level color’ option and set the color.
👉 Reload the page after making a new folder, in case you can’t see the new folder.

We hope that you have learned the full process of how to make a new folder in Gmail. You can create maximum 500 folders on your Gmail account. So, start creating folders and organize your emails. However, Gmail is so easy to use and the folder features also make it easyer.

 

Sources:
https://support.google.com/mail/answer/118708?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en
https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4979880?tstart=0
https://gmail.googleblog.com/2015/02/inbox-by-gmail-now-in-more-places.html

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