To turn off the inbox priority markers of Gmail, follow the procedure outlined below.
How does Gmail decide which emails are important?
Gmail analyzes who you email more often, which emails you open and which you don't, which emails you reply to, which keywords you use, and which emails you star, archive, or delete. Based on all this info, it marks your inbox emails as important/nonimportant.
How to disable importance markers in Gmail?
Sign in to your Gmail Account.
Click on Settings, the small cog icon in the upper right corner.
- Go to the Inbox section.
- Next to Importance markers, select No markers:
- Click on Save Changes.
How to find important emails in Gmail?
If you'd like to see the list of your important emails, type
is:important in the Gmail search tab. Otherwise, you can see these emails with a yellow Importance marker next to them.