How to Use Gmail Filters and Labels (Tutorial)

How to Use Gmail Filters and Labels (Tutorial)

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Using filters and labels in Gmail is a great way to reduce email in your inbox. By creating custom filters, you can have messages avoid your inbox altogether and make managing email so much simpler.

In this video, Scott Friesen shows you three different ways to apply filters in Gmail. He also gives you step-by-step instructions on how to set up filters and labels to help you be more efficient with your inbox.

00:00 Why Gmail filters & labels are important
00:39 Where to access Gmail filters
02:21 Gmail filter options & advanced search
03:39 How to filter a specific email address
05:19 Understanding Gmail filter choices
08:15 How to add Gmail labels to emails
11:11 How to change the color of Gmail labels


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Scott Friesen is a productivity specialist and founder of Simpletivity training and consulting. He is also a prolific public speaker, workshop leader, and time management coach.

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