How to find your email in Category Tabs

Gmail is set up to sort your incoming email into different Category Tabs.

This feature can make it difficult to find your Mailing List email.

Gmail Tabs

Tab categories can include:

- Primary
- Social
- Promotions
- Updates
- Forums

Note the different tabs - Primary, Social and Promotions

Click the various Tabs to see emails in each category.

Mailing List messages often appear in either Forums or Promotions tab.

More Help

Gmail categorizes email messages automatically based on their algorithms and your past actions.

To learn how to change this setting, please see Gmail Help - Add or remove inbox categories & tabs in Gmail