Does it seem like Gmail isn’t displaying very many messages per page in your inbox, which is causing you to always have to navigate to the next page? This is due to a setting in Gmail that specifies the number of emails that are shown on a page per once.
Fortunately you are able to modify this setting so that you can show more messages on a page at once. The maximum number of messages, or conversations, that can be shown on a page at once is 100, which is much more preferable if you are tired of only seeing 25 or so messages at once. So continue with our tutorial below to see how you can change this option.
Our tutorial on how to change the subject line in a Gmail message can show you to modify the subject of an existing email.
Show More Emails on a Page in Gmail
The steps in this article were performed in Google Chrome, and will affect the display of your inbox in any Web browser that you view on a desktop or laptop computer. This setting will not affect anything about the way your emails display on another device or application, such as your iPhone or Outlook.
Step 1: Sign into your Gmail account at https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox.
Step 2: Click the gear icon at the top-right of the window, then select the Settings option.
Step 3: Click the Show xx conversations per page dropdown menu to the right of the Maximum page size option, then select the number of emails that you want to show.
Step 4: Scroll to the bottom of this menu and click the Save changes button.
Now that you know how to show more conversations per page in Gmail you can make it easier to navigate your inbox if you had previously needed to switch pages too frequently.
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Matthew Burleigh has been writing tech tutorials since 2008. His writing has appeared on dozens of different websites and been read over 50 million times.
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