Change Display Density Settings for Your Gmail Inbox

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Information

The Display Density settings in Gmail will change how spacious or compact your inbox view will be, and whether attachments will be shown or hidden.

 

Environment

  • Gmail

 

Resolution

  1. Open Gmail.
  2. From your Gmail inbox, click on Settings which is the gear in the upper right-hand corner.
  3. Under the Density section, Select Default, Comfortable, or Compact from the Choose a View menu.
    • Default: Inbox adds space between messages for easier viewing, and attachments show with the icon of the type of attachment they are (i.e. PDF, Word, Excel file) and their title.
    • Comfortable: Inbox adds space between messages for easier viewing, but attachments are only denoted as an icon on the right side of the Subject field.
    • Compact: Inbox does not show space between messages, and attachments are denoted as an icon on the right side of the Subject field.

Details

Article ID: 1065
Created
Sun 2/3/19 1:03 PM
Modified
Thu 2/24/22 8:18 AM