How to create labels in Gmail

Create labels that can be assigned to emails in your Gmail inbox

Prerequisites: A Gmail account

Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus

Estimated Time: 2 minutes

Tools Required: An internet connected device

Expected Outcome: You will now have more or more custom labels to help you organize your inbox

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Steps to Perform 

  1. From a web browser go to
  2. From the menu on the left of the screen click on the plus next to labels near the bottom of the menu
    Create labels for Gmail
  3. Click Create new label
  4. Give your label a name
  5. Click Create