Gmail Tips and Tricks – How to view archive emails in Gmail?

Gmail offers a feature called Archive where one can move the unwanted emails and use it for feature. This is a great Gmail feature, instead of deleting a message, you can archive it and the email will move from your Inbox.

The emails moved to Archive are not visible in your Inbox or under any label. Gmail introduced a feature called All Mail, where you can view all the messages from your Inbox and Labels and from Archive.

Gmail counts the storage space used in Archive folder. When you do a search Gmail brings the files in Archive folder then you can decide to move to Inbox or label it.

So when you send an email to Archive, you can create a Label called Archives, this way when you click Archive Label, you can view all the emails in Archive folder.


  • Go to settings and click labels. you will find option SHOW / HIDE.
  • Click ALL MAIL to show.
  • Now you can see all the emails.

Note: You cannot create a Label called Archive but create Archives, and assign the label before you Archive.

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