Samsung Galaxy S3: How to View Only Unread Messages in the Gmail App

Mark as unread is one of the option available in the Gmail app. This option will allow you to mark the selected email message as unread, so you will be much more easier when you want to do something with them later, such as replying or forwarding an email message. This is certainly will useful to avoid the email message lost in hundred of your email messages, especially if you're the one who received a lot of emails every day.

See also: How to Mark an Email Message as Unread in Gmail App on Samsung Galaxy S3

In the other side, you might be disappointed to know that the Gmail app on your phone doesn't provide the options to show all unread messages. But, you don't need to worry, you still can do that by using a little trick by utilizing the search function in the Gmail app.

How to show all unread messages in the Gmail app?
Below are the steps to do so:
  1. Open Gmail app.
  2. Tap the Search icon.
  3. Type is:unread in:inbox in the search box and then tap the Search button.
  4. All unread messages in your Gmail inbox will be displayed.
  5. Tap the desired unread message to open it. From here you can do whatever you want with the email message, such as replying or forwarding the email message to the desired contact.

For the record, this step only show unread messages temporarily, so you have to do this steps each time you want to see all of your unread messages, but since all the search term are saved by the app so it will help you to do the same search more easier later. However, by knowing this simple trick, at least now you can easily display all unread messages in the Gmail app on your phone though there's no actual option to do so. So, hope this helps :)

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