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How to Remove Chat and Meet from Gmail (Web, Android and iPhone)

How to Remove Chat and Meet from Gmail (Web, Android and iPhone)

After announcing its plan to update the Gmail interface in February this year, Google is now rolling out the new Gmail user interface widely to all users. The new interface consists of dedicated tabs for Mail, Chat, Spaces, and Meetings on the left sidebar, which can be very annoying for many users.

If you find these extra tabs distracting, you’ll be happy to know that there’s an option to turn them off. In this article, we have detailed how to remove Chat and Appointments tabs from Gmail on the web, Android and iPhone.

Enable or disable the new Gmail experience

1. Open the Gmail website and click the gear icon “Settings» in the upper right corner of the screen.

open gmail settings

2. When the quick settings panel appears, click “Try a new look for Gmailto enable the new Gmail experience.

try a new kind of gmail

3. When prompted for confirmation, click “Refresh‘ to activate the new Gmail view.

reload mail

4. You will now see the new Gmail UI with dedicated tabs for Mail, Chat, Areas, and Appointments in the left sidebar. Check out the following sections to find out how to turn them off.

new gmail interface

Disable Chat and Spaces from Gmail Sidebar (Web)

1. Open the Gmail Quick Settings page by clicking the settings gear icon in the top right corner.

open gmail settings

2. Then click “View all settings‘ to go to the Gmail settings page.

view all settings in gmail web interface

3. When you are on the Gmail settings page, switch to the “Chat and meetings» on the top navigation bar to disable chat and spaces.

switch to chat and meeting tab

4. Select the “Off.” next to “Chat” and click “Save Changes“. This will remove chats and spaces from the Gmail sidebar in the new user interface.

disable chat and spaces in gmail network

1. Click the settings gear icon on the Gmail website to open the quick settings page.

open gmail settings

2. Now click “View all settingsto expand Gmail settings.

view all settings in gmail web interface

3. Here, click “Chat & Meeting” on the top navigation bar to find the settings to disable Meet in Gmail.

switch to chat and meeting tab

4. Select the “Hide Meet Section in Main Menu” radio button and click “Save Changes”. You will no longer find the Google Meet button on the left sidebar of Gmail.

hide the meeting section in the main menu

Disable chat and spaces in the Gmail app (Android and iPhone)

1. To remove Chat and Spaces from the bottom navigation bar in the Gmail mobile app, tap the hamburger menu in the top left corner of the screen and select “Settings».

open gmail settings on phone

2. Select the email account for which you want to turn off the chat feature and uncheck “Chat” under “General” Settings.

disable chat in gmail mobile

Remove Meet from Gmail mobile app (Android and iPhone)

1. To delete the Google Meet section in the Gmail mobile app, you must first access the settings. Tap the hamburger menu in the top left corner and select “Settings” at the bottom.

open gmail settings on phone

2. Select the email account for which you want to remove the Meet tab, and then uncheck “Show Meet tab for video calls“. And that’s it, you won’t find the Meet tab in the Gmail mobile app anymore.

disable appointment in mobile gmail

Tidy up your Gmail interface and browse your emails productively

So, here it is. Following these steps will ensure that chat and mail won’t get in the way of you checking important emails in Gmail. If you’re looking to improve your Gmail experience, I’d recommend the Chrome extension from the co-founder of Inbox. Simplify Gmail. For more such tips, check out our article on the best Gmail tips and tricks.

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