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Interface | The Sidebar Menu

Airmail app makes use of a customizable Sidebar Menu to make navigating the app easy and straightforward. This article only covers the basic features of the Sidebar Menu.
To find out how to customize it, click here.

How to access the Sidebar Menu

Option 1:

To access the Sidebar Menu, simple click on the menu icon in the top left corner on the app, which
will reveal the menu.

Option 2:

Swipe to the right. As soon as you start to swipe from left to right, the Sidebar Menu will be revealed.

Sidebar Menu Items

As mentioned before the menu's main function is to make navigation of the app simple and straightforward.

The following sections form part of the menu.

1. Account List

The first section in the menu shows all the different email accounts setup on Airmail.
To view the Inbox of a single email account, simply click on the relevant account.

To view all the different inboxes of the accounts, click on All Inboxes

2. Contacts

This section allows for access to your contacts by clicking on the Contacts link.

But this sections also gives quick access to your Favourite/VIP contacts. Each contact selected as a
Favourite will appear in the Menu. This allows for quick access to emails from that specific contact.

To learn how to set a contact as VIP, click here.

3. Airmail Dedicated Folders

The third section contains the Airmail dedicated folders, which are the folders used for Airmail specific

Starred: All messages that are marked as Starred/Flagged
To Do: All messages that are marked as To Do
Memo: All messages that are marked as a Memo
Done: All messages that are marked as Done
Snooze: All messages that have been Snoozed
Send later: All messages that have been scheduled to be sent for a specific later point of time.
Read Receipts: All messages that have been sent using the Read Receipt feature.

4. Documents

Upon tapping on documents a list of email with attachments and their attachments will be displayed per
account. This is useful for quickly looking for an attachment.

5. Folders

The folders list shows links to specific folders or message groups:

Today: All emails received today
Unread: All unread mails
Conversations: All messages are displayed in conversation view.
Drafts: Messages in draft format
Sent Mail: All Sent Mail
Labels: Access to all all folders/labels of the email accounts.
All Mail: All mail in all folders
Important: Messages marked as Important
Trash: All the messages that have been deleted
Spam: All messages marked as SPAM.

The list of folders above are grouped together for purpose of this article and can be customised.

6. Operations

The operations options, displayed a list of all the actions taken by Airmail app. For example when message has been displayed as read, or moved.

Updated on: 02/28/2019

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