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How to turn the Conversation View on and off
How to turn the Conversation View on and off

This article explains how to enable or disable grouping your emails into conversation threads in Gmail.

Updated over a week ago

Grouping your emails into conversations based on the subject line is a Gmail feature. You can turn it on/off in your Gmail settings. Click the gear icon in the top right corner, then click See all settings. Scroll until you see Conversation View and select Conversation view off to disable it.

Conversation view in Settings

You can also find this option in Quick Settings. To disable the Conversation view in Quick Settings, just scroll down to it and uncheck the box next to this setting.

Email threading in Quick Settings

Turning the Conversation view off will prevent reminders from working correctly. Without the Conversation view, the lightning bolt tracking indicators will only attach themselves to the first message.

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