In Gmail, you receive all your emails in inbox folder which is an inbuilt folder of Gmail. But, if you want to arrange them according to their nature or depending upon the type of conversation in mails or any other parameter; you can create a separate folder for each type of conversation. You can create a folder or label in Gmail and you can name them to identify easily.
Folders are also known as labels in Gmail. With the help of these labels, you can easily recognize what type of conversations it has. In this section, we will discuss steps to create a folder/label in Gmail.
Steps to Create Folder or Label in Gmail:
Step 1: To create a folder or label in Gmail you have to first login to your account using your credentials.
Step 2: Click the checkbox of the mail for which you want to create a folder or label. As you select the mail, above you can see the label button. Click that label button as you can see in the image below.
Step 3: Among the displayed options click on ‘Create new’.
Step 4: A dialog box, ‘New label’ will pop up. In the first text box enter the ‘name’ of the new label or new folder. If you want to nest this folder under some other folder then enter that label’s/folder’s name in the second text box. Finally, click on Create.
As I clicked ‘Create‘ button, a message flashed “The label ‘Flower Fonder’ was created”.
You can observe the created folder or label will appear on the menu of Gmail.
Step 5: Now, to put any received mail in your created folder or label, just select it by marking its checkbox in the inbox. Immediately you can see the label button above the mails.
Click that label button and among the displayed option click on the folder’s name you want to put your email in. Later click on Apply button.
As I clicked ‘Apply‘ button, a message flashes “Conservation added to ‘Flower Fonder’”.
There are several methods to reach New label dialog box:
Click on the gear icon of your Gmail screen and among the displayed options click on Settings.
Under Settings click on Labels button.
In Labels page, under Labels, you have a ‘Create new Label’ button. Click that Create new label button and it will lead you a ‘New label’ dialog box. Further, you can follow from step 5 above.
In the menu of Gmail, you can directly get “+ Create new label” button. When you click this + Create new label button a New label dialog box will pop up. And further you can follow from step 5 above.
So, this was all about steps to create a new folder in Gmail.