How to Change Swipe Action in Gmail App (Android and iPhone)?

Here’s how you can change swipe action in the Gmail app (Android and iPhone):

Change Swipe Action in Gmail for Android

  1. Open the Gmail app.
  2. Tap three vertical lines at the top left.
  3. Hit Settings at the bottom of the menu.
  4. Tap General settings at the top.
  5. Hit Swipe actions option which you can find between Conversation list density and Default reply action.
  6. To change the right swipe action, tap Right swipe. To change left swipe action, tap Left swipe.
  7. Now, you can see a pop-up with the following actions – Archive (default), Delete, Mark as read/unread, Move to, Snooze, None.
  8. Select the action you prefer.
Popup showing actions

Change Swipe Action in Gmail for iPhone

  1. Open the Gmail app.
  2. Hit three vertical lines at the top left.
  3. Hit Settings at the bottom of the menu.
  4. Tap the Swipe actions option.
  5. If you want to customize the right swipe, hit Right swipe. For left, hit Left swipe.
  6. Now, you can see the following actions – Archive (default), Bin, Mark as read/unread, Snooze, Move to, None.
  7. Choose the one you prefer.
Selected Bin
  1. Hit the Back arrow at the top left.

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