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This article was published on March 27, 2012

How to knock your Gmail experience up several notches with a single click

How to knock your Gmail experience up several notches with a single click
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Alex Wilhelm is a San Francisco-based writer. You can find Alex on Twitter, and on Facebook. You can reach Alex via email at [email protected] Alex Wilhelm is a San Francisco-based writer. You can find Alex on Twitter, and on Facebook. You can reach Alex via email at [email protected]

Alright, you use Gmail. At this point, people in the tech community that don’t use Gmail either work for Microsoft or Yahoo. So, here’s a dead simple way to make your life in Gmail much, much better.

Go to your Gmail account, fire up Settings, and scroll down a bit in the ‘General’ section. Right, now when you see the following option, make the selection as shown in the image below:

Now, head back to your inbox, and revel in your ability to sort email in a very simple fashion. Give it a try for a day, and then turn it off. You’ll have it back on in under 5 minutes. About half of TNW didn’t have this turned on. Now we all do. And now you do too. We’re just like family.

For more ways to hack at your work and life experience, check out our channel for such things.