Google announced Gmail’s multiple inboxes revamp.
Come February 20, Gmail will suffer some changes that will affect only people using multiple inboxes. For those of you that may not know, multiple inboxes allow users to break out important messages and have them appear next to their primary email feed.
There are a handful of changes to Gmail’s Multiple Inboxes revamp. For one, multiple inboxes will no longer support the split pane configuration that allows users to view the body of an email next to the message list. The “preview pane” will still be available for other inbox configurations, however, it’s being renamed to “reading pane”. This change will be accompanied by a warning prompt.
In settings, multiple inboxes will be elevated out of the “Advanced” menu. To enable it, all you need to do is select that “Inbox type” in the appropriate tab. Preferences to configure up to five sections will appear below that instead of being housed in a separate section.
On the visual front, there will now be individual scroll bars for multiple inboxes in the right-side configuration.
Gmail’s Multiple Inboxes revamp will start on February 20 for the Rapid release and March 5 for Scheduled release domains. This change will be available for all G Suite customers and personal Google Accounts.