IF YOUR Gmail inbox needs a declarator, a TikTok tech expert has shared a quick and easy solution.
In a recent video, user @tatechtips highlighted a way to organize your emails using the app’s little-known star feature.
Gmail, which boasts 1.5 billion users worldwide, lets you mark messages as important by marking them with an asterisk.
It’s a way to store important emails in a separate folder to help you remember to revisit them later.
What users may not know, however, is that you can enable multiple types of asterisks to distinguish important messages from each other.
For instance, it’s a handy way to categorize emails for a specific event or from a specific person and list them separately from other important emails.
TA Tech Tips, who boasts 620,000 TikTok followers, explained how to set up different types of stars in videotapes uploaded last month.
“You’ll all know by now that you can go to your inbox and you can star messages that you might want to mark as important or save for later,” he said.
“However, if you go to settings…you can turn on other types of asterisks so you have more scope to sort through.”
To try it out for yourself, open Gmail via the mobile app or the desktop website.
Dive into your settings by tapping the gear icon at the top of the screen and selecting View all settings.
inside overview , scroll down Stars. You can add new colors and symbols to your rotation by dragging and dropping them from Do not use come Using.
Make sure to choose Save changes at the end of your settings before continuing.
Now, when you star an email – which can be done by tapping the star icon next to the reply button in an open message – you can cycle between the star types.
Keep selecting the icon to run through all the asterisk types you’ve selected.
The stars will rotate in the order shown in your settings as you tap or click in succession.
They will all be kept in an asterisk folder below your inbox in Gmail’s left navigation menu.
To look up emails in a specific asterisk category, simply search for the star color in the search bar at the top of the app or website.
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