Gmail’s Conversation View is a feature that groups an email and its replies into a single inbox thread. It’s purpose is to keep your inbox organized and make finding related emails easier. Some people love this feature while others simply can’t stand it. If you’re one of those that hate it, you’re in luck because Gmail makes it easy to disable conversation view and here’s how to do it.
How to Disable Conversation View Threads on Desktop
Step 1: Click the
gear icon at the upper right hand corner of your Gmail inbox
Step 2: Select
Step 3: Scroll down to the
Conversation View field in the
General tab (should be the default tab) and change it to
Conversation view off
Step 4: Scroll down to the bottom of the settings page and click the
Save Changes button
How to Disable Conversation View Threads on Mobile
Step 1: in the Gmail App, click the 3 bars to the left of the
Search mail search bar
Step 2: Scroll down to the
Settings option and tap it
Step 3: Tap the
General settings option
Step 4: Scroll down to
Conversation view and tap it to disable it (check mark indicates enabled or disabled)
Your settings should save automatically.
As you can see, it’s super easy to disable conversation view in Gmail. Hopefully turning off this setting will help make managing your inbox much easier.