Mail Panel

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All your mail and feed folders are listed in the Mail Panel.

Accessing the Mail Panel

To open the Mail Panel:

Mail Panel

Mail Panel sections

All messages

In All Messages you see emails from all your mail accounts in one central location.

  • Unread – All unseen and unread messages;
  • Received – All messages, regardless of the read status;
  • Sent – All messages you’ve sent from any of your accounts;
  • Drafts – All messages you have started composting, but haven’t sent or moved to the Outbox for sending;
  • Outbox – Messages that you’ve finished writing and are ready to send;
  • Spam – Junk mail. A good place to check when you’re expecting an email, but can’t see it in inbox folders.
  • Trash – Deleted messages from all accounts.

Custom Folders

Custom folders are mail folders you’ve created on the server under the Inbox folder.

Mailing Lists

Messages sent to a mailing list you’re subscribed to will be grouped and listed in the Mailing Lists folder. Read more here.


By creating filter rules, you can automatically organize incoming messages. Read more here.


Flags can be assigned to messages for easier tracking and follow-up. Read more here.


You can add labels to all messages in all folders in all accounts as another way to group them together. Read more here.


Feeds allow you to access updates from various websites from a single location. Feeds are commonly used for blogs, news feeds, and other content posted in episodes at regular intervals. Read more here.

All Accounts

All your mail accounts with their Inbox, Sent and custom folders are listed in the All Accounts section.

Mail Panel features

In the Mail Panel you can:

  • Manually check for messages;
  • Send messages from the Outbox;
  • Start composing a new email;
  • See the number of unseen and unread messages in each folder;
  • Mark all emails in a folder read;
  • Rerun filters;
  • Rerun threading;
  • Rescan unread flags;
  • Unsubscribe from folders;
  • Empty Trash.

Mail Panel Settings

In Settings > Mail > Mail Settings > Panel you can enable the following options:

  • Display Mail Panel when Mail is open in the active tab;
  • Open Mail Tabs with a Single Click;
  • Show activity indicator;
  • Display error messages in the Mail Panel.
  • Show unsubscribed mailboxes.

Expand and collapse folders

To expand or collapse a root folder, such as All messages or Mailing Lists:

  1. Hover the mouse cursor over the section title;
  2. Click on the arrow on the right side.

To expand or collapse folders, click on the arrow on the left side of the folder title.

Mail Panel width

To change the Panel width:

  1. Place the mouse cursor on the outer edge of the panel
  2. Drag the panel wider or narrower.

To give the panel a separate width from other panels, first right-click on the Mail Panel button and select Separate width, then resize the panel as instructed above.

Mail Panel order and visibility

To toggle the visibility of the folders in the Mail Panel:

  1. Go to Settings > Mail > Mail Settings > Mail Panel Order and Visibility.
  2. Click on the check boxes to show/hide the folder.

To reorder folders in the Mail Panel:

  1. Go to Settings > Mail > Mail Settings > Mail Panel Order and Visibility.
  2. Select the folder you want to move.
  3. Click on the arrows at the bottom of the list to move the folder up or down in the list of folders.
    Alternatively, click and drag the folder to its new location.