How to Manage Email and Mailboxes in Mail on iOS

iPad and iPhone devices have their default Mail application. In the Mail app, you can mark emails and make some shortcuts. There are already various types of third party Mail apps available in the App Store. However, if you don’t want to install any additional mail app and go with the default app, then take some guide to manage it. There are plenty of features that exist in the mail app that worth using, so let’s check them:

How to Mark Mails as Unread and Read

  1. Open the “Mail” application.
  2. Click on the “Edit” option.
  3. Select any specific mail to choose a mark as read.
  4. Choose the mark option on the lower option.
  5. Click Mark as read if you haven’t read the mail before. 
  6. Mark it as unread if you have read it before.

How to Flag an Email Message 

  1. Open the “Mail” application.
  2. Click on “Edit” option.
  3. Choose the mail to “mark as flag.”
  4. Select “Mark” option on the lower side.
  5. Hit on Flag option to mark the mail as “Flag.” You can “Unflag” it in the same way.

The flag marked mails will look above among all other mails. You don’t have to find flag marked mails because these will always show up in the special flag section.

How to Add New Mailboxes

  1. Open the “Mail” application.
  2. Click on the “Edit” option.
  3. Select the New Mailbox option on the lower side.
  4. Mention the name of the Mailbox on the “Name” section.
  5. Click on the “Mailbox Location” section to add a new folder on the account.
  6. Select a mailbox location where you want to locate the new Mailbox.
  7. Click on “Save” and then tap “Done.”

How to Move Emails to Different Mailboxes

  1. Open the “Mail” application.
  2. Select Mailbox and send it to another location.
  3. Click on the “Edit” key.
  4. Click on “Mail” that you want to move.
  5. Select the “Move” icon.
  6. Choose the “Mailbox” that you want to move.

How to Add Contacts to VIP List

Choosing any specific mail as VIP will add the mail on a separate location of the mail application.

  1. Open the “Mail” application.
  2. Select the VIP section bottom of the inbox.
  3. Click on the “Add VIP” option.
  4. Choose a specific “person” from the contact list and add it to the VIP list.
  5. Select the “Add VIP” option for adding more.

Setting the VIP Alerts

From the notification section, you can manage some notification alerts for the VIP mails.

  1. Click on the “VIP Alerts” option in the VIP list tab.
  2. Toggle on “Allow Notification” option.
  3. Do some “Alert” changes in the sound, badges, previews, and more.

How to Filter Inbox in Mail App

For managing the mails perfectly, you can apply filters. The Flagged, Unread, Read options are included in the filter section. It will help you manage the mails faster and easily. 

  1. Open the “Mail” application.
  2. Select a “Mail account” below Mailbox.
  3. Click the “Inbox” option.
  4. Select the Filter key on the bottom side of the screen. It is visible in a circle with three lines within.
  5. Click “Filter by” on the bottom of the screen.
  6. Choose a category of mails that you want to see.
  7. Click on “Done” on the top right side.

How to Unsubscribe Mail Lists from Mail

  1. Launch “Mail” app.
  2. Choose “Email” from the list that you want to unsubscribe.
  3. Click “Unsubscribe” on the top side of the mail.
  4. Select Unsubscribe to confirm.

These are some managing mail features that you receive in the in-built mail app. 

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