[MlMt] Gmail messages marked "Important"?

David Green dgreenbhm at gmail.com
Tue Jun 8 15:18:39 EDT 2021

I think starred items in GMail map to Important items in Mailmate.


On Tue, Jun 8, 2021 at 1:42 PM Dave Carpenter <davec2468 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I traced the duplicate messages appearing in smart mailboxes. With the
> very helpful “Go to source” feature in the contextual menu (right click on
> any message), I see that these are from a Gmail mailbox called “Important”.
> Apparently Gmail is marking many of my incoming messages with the
> “Important” label because, as Gmail so helpfully explains in its web
> interface Settings, “You read messages from this group [one of my mail
> lists] often”. Sheesh!
> The Gmail web interface Settings page gives you control, ostensibly, over
> this setting. You can turn off this label and disable the AI “we’ll decide
> what is Important for you!” setting.
> Steps to do this via your Gmail web interface:
> https://www.techsupportalert.com/content/stop-gmail-adding-important-label-your-email.htm
> But when I look in MM into the mailbox Source>Gmail>Important, there are
> still many many messages there (as there still are in the Important mailbox
> in the Gmail web interface).
> And, importantly (no play on words intended), I do not know why MM allows
> these—showing up as duplicates—into some of my smart mailboxes.
> How to eliminate the Important stigma from all my messages?
> Thanks,
> Dave
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