Solved

Removed sender from "Social" category in Gmail & put into "Primary" category

Posted on 2016-08-22
4
58 Views
Last Modified: 2016-08-22
How do I do this?
0
Comment
Question by:Richard Korts
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
4 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:Naresh Patel
ID: 41765412
0
 

Author Comment

by:Richard Korts
ID: 41765427
itjockey,

That has NOTHING relevant to this question.
0
 
LVL 35

Expert Comment

by:Kimputer
ID: 41765483
In that case, do you mean you want to adjust your filters? It's in Settings > Filters and Blocked Addresses.
Find the correct filter that applies that category, and change the rules to apply another category.
0
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
Serena Hsi earned 500 total points
ID: 41765540
You can't change categories with filter settings. It simply isn't possible with Gmail. It also isn't possible to Add custom categories or delete the default categories either. The best way to handle something like this is to:

a) create a filter rule to flag the email based on From (I just use the domain, such as linkedin.com) and have it sort to its own Tag ("Newsletters"), flag it as starred because you can Configure the inbox to show starred items in your Primary tab.

a.2) Configure inbox to show category tabs (I simply don't care for Gmail's categories, so I only have Primary checked) but you can check the other category tabs to show up.

Settings / Configure inbox / select the category tabs you want to appear / Choose whether you want starred messages to show in your Primary tab / Click save

or b) do almost nothing:

Select "Not Social" at the top menu button items, and this removes the Social category from a single message.
0

Featured Post

MS Dynamics Made Instantly Simpler

Make Your Microsoft Dynamics Investment Count  & Drastically Decrease Training Time by Providing Intuitive Step-By-Step WalkThru Tutorials.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

You can provide a virtual interface for remote stakeholders in a SWOT analysis through a Google Drawing template. By making real time viewing and collaboration possible, your team can build a stronger product.
Whether you’re looking to gather data for research or gather feedback on an idea, being able to build and distribute your own online survey is not only cost-effective, but allows you to reach a larger audience and receive results in real-time. Googl…
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates in Google Analytics how to create a custom report that shows you traffic over time using the month of year dimensions. There are also instructions on how to fix Google's odd month of year formatting, which Microsoft …
Sending a Secure fax is easy with eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com). First, just open a new email message. In the To field, type your recipient's fax number @efaxsend.com. You can even send a secure international fax — just include t…

724 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question