I have the Gmail on my iPhone and iPad, both running the latest version or iOS and the Gmail app. In the app, is there any way to get rid of/hide the 'important' and 'all mail'. When I toggle the sidebar in the app, both those labels appear under the 'more' category. Everything I've tried so far hasn't worked.

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If you login to Gmail (not the mobile site) via the browser, you can go to:

  • Settings (the wheel right on top)
  • Filters
  • Uncheck the Show in IMAP
  • after a short time the folders will be invisible in the mail apps.
  • This hides them from MobileMail but not the Gmail app – grg Mar 31 '14 at 18:51
  • That's a google fail! – Rob Mar 31 '14 at 18:53

Currently, this is not possible.

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