Labels make it easy to bundle and view related threads, whether you’re working on a project or storing long-term information. Labels stay in sync between Shortwave and Gmail, meaning you can manage them from either app. Automatically apply labels to threads using Shortwave's magic labels or by setting up a filter in Gmail.
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By default, when you add a label to a thread, Shortwave remembers that and will auto-apply the label for future messages from the same sender. You can configure each label's auto-apply and bundling controls from settings by toggling them on or off. You can also click Options on the toast after labeling a thread to manage auto-apply behavior for that particular thread.
For more specific criteria, you can set up filters in Gmail to automatically apply labels which will then be synced back to Shortwave. This gives you the ability for even more automatic organization!
To automatically apply a label in Gmail:
Labeling can be handy for projects and niche categorization, but don't let it take up too much of your time! Shortwave does a lot of this work for you already with bundles and powerful search, so you don't have to worry about labeling every little thing.