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By on September 12th, 2010 
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4 Killer Tips GMail Priority InboxGMail's Priority Inbox works on a basic principle that it separates your mailbox into two parts, one has mails that require your attention or a reply and the other has mails which you require to just read. Sounds cool, but the Priority Inbox may not working as desired for many users and as a result many of them have stopped using the Gmail's Priority Inbox. In this article we will tell you 4 killer tips for GMail Priority Inbox that will help you to use the Priority Inbox feature very easily.

Train Your Priority Inbox System

As with voice recognition systems, GMail's Priority Inbox also learns on the fly. So you got to train it according to your requirements. If GMail wrongly detects a wrong email as important or an important email as a nor mail email, then use the Priority buttons to tell GMail which mail is important and which is not. See the image below:

Train GMail's Priority Inbox

Override GMail Filters

Go to your Priority Inbox Settings and select the Override Filters option from the Filtered mail settings section. This will ensure that you can now use the filters to archive more aggressively and worry less about missing an important message.

Override GMail Filters

Select Number of Mails to show up in your Priority Inbox

You can select the number of Items or e-mails to show up in your priority Inbox so that you can make sure you not miss one single important mail.

Select Number of mails in Priority Inbox

Select Number of mails in Priority Inbox

Control the behaviour of GMail Priority Inbox using filters

You can also create a new filter and specify mails from particular e-mail addresses to be always marked as important or never marked as important.

Control the behaviour of GMail Priority Inbox using filters

Control the behaviour of GMail Priority Inbox using filters

GMail's priority Inbox really works and you need to give it some time before it give's it's best as the system is real time and it continuously learns about your email patterns!

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Not Satisfied With GMail Priority Inbox? Try These 4 Killer Tips! was originally published on Digitizor.com on September 12, 2010 - 9:16 am (Indian Standard Time)