Archiving emails is a great way to hide unimportant emails from your primary mailbox without actually deleting Your Emails. We have already seen archive features rolling out on many apps and websites such as Facebook, Gmail, and Whatsapp. However, A lot of people still don’t know how to archive or unarchive Gmail emails easily.
Gmail is the world’s renowned emailing service that is used by billions of people worldwide. Gmail enables its users to simply send text emails and other documents such as Videos, Files, Images, PDFs, and invoices through their email program. Gmail also offers Business solutions where you can host your Company Emails on the platform. Gmail is known for its easy to interface and cross-platform support that enables its users to access or send their emails from any device and from anywhere in the World.
Archiving emails is considered to be one of the major features offered by Gmail. this not only allows you to hide your emails from your main inbox but you can also retrieve or unarchive your Gmail emails anytime without any hassle. This article will help you to understand the archive and unarchive features offered by Gmail.
How to Archive Gmail Emails
Gmail is a place where we receive hundreds of unattended emails from various websites. These emails include Offers, Deals, Social Media, and news and we frankly don’t need all these unnecessary emails in our mailbox. If you are confident about deleting some emails then you can delete them instantly, However, if you are uncertain whether you might need them in the future, You can simply archive them and keep them away from your primary email box.
How to Archive Emails
It is easy to archive single or multiple emails on Gmail and it’s a great way to keep your primary mailbox free of junk or not-so-important emails. Below are the exact steps required to successfully archive an email on Gmail.
Step 1: Log in to your Gmail account (If you haven’t already).
Step 2: The next step is to use the checkbox option in front of each email to select it. If you want to archive multiple emails then simply use the checkbox option to select them.
Step 3: As soon as you select few emails, you will see a new menu is popped up at the top. From this top menu, use the downward arrow icon to archive your emails. If you are not able to find the archive icon then simply hover your mouse over each icon and you can see its actual use.
Step 4: That’s it. Your archived email will now appear in the archive folder.
What Happens When I Archive Emails?
All your archived emails are removed from your “Inbox” folder and are stored in a new folder called “All Mail”. this folder not only stores and displays your archived emails but also groups emails from all other folders such as “Spam” and “Inbox” and shows them to you.
If you want to read your archived email without unarchiving it then you can use this All Mail folder. Simply, type the sender’s Name or Email address in the search bar and you can see all the Archived or Unarchived emails send by that person.
How to Unarchive Emails on Gmail
Now that you have learned about archiving your emails, you can easily store unwanted or unnecessary emails in the archive folder. However, you must know the way to unarchive them later if needed otherwise you might not able to retrieve them. Thankfully, you can easily unarchive your Gmail emails by following these methods.
Step 1: Log in to your Gmail account.
Step 2: Click the “More” option from the left pane and select “All Mail”
Step 3: Now simply select the emails that you have archived in the earlier method and click the “Move to Inbox” option to unarchive them.
Step 4: Finally, Visit your primary email box and access your unarchived emails.
Unarchive Emails on Gmail android
It is really easy to unarchive your emails on android. Similar to what we did in the previous method, just follow these steps.
- Open the Gmail app on your Android Mobile.
- Click the three dots icon and select “All Mail” from the left menu.
- From here, select the emails that you want to unarchive.
- Finally, click the three dots icon from the top right corner and select the “Move to Inbox” option.
- Access your unarchived emails in the inbox folder on your Gmail Android app.
Gmail is a great tool to Send, Receive and Manage your emails. However, you might also end up getting a lot of spam or unwanted emails. Deleting them is one of the easiest ways to get rid of these spam or junk mails. However, if you want to store them for future use without actually deleting them permanently, then archiving them is the best option and by following the above methods you can easily unarchive Gmail emails whenever needed.
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