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Using Google’s Inbox in Gmail (Simplify Extension)
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Tired of Gmail’s cluttered interface? Looking for a Google Inbox substitute to save the day? Look no further. 

This feature is available for all Shift Advanced users.

Simplify Gmail is an extension that brings the simplicity of Google’s Inbox to Gmail. Developed by Michael Leggett, co-founder of Google’s Inbox, Simplify hides Gmail’s messy folders and menus and organizes them under simple pull-up and drop-down menus.


With Simplify, you’ll notice the following changes to your Gmail interface: 

  • Left and right sidebars hidden behind menu buttons. 
  • A minimized search bar. 
  • Compose in the bottom right, similar to the mobile interface.
  • Calendar, Keep, Tasks condensed in the bottom right. 
  • Gmail logo in the top left gone.

How to add Simplify Gmail to Shift

  1. Go to Extensions.

  2. Activate Simplify Gmail by toggling it ON.

  3. Voila! You've added Simplify Gmail to Shift. Now, go to your Gmail and click on the Extensions icon to log in.

Connect Simplify to enjoy an Inbox-like experience of Gmail in Shift!

If you have any issues please reach out to our support team directly here. 

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