How-To: Exclude Chat from Gmail Search Results

Rahul Gupta from Delhi asks this simple question in his email about chat results in Gmail search.

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Whenever i do a search on my Gmail Inbox, i get all the chat results also in the search result page. Is it possible to exclude the chat results in the search?

Yes. It is possible to exclude Chat from Gmail Search Results. In order to do so, all you need to do is type in -label:Chat in the search string typed in the Gmail search box.

-label:Chat in the query string filters and removes all the chat conversations from search results.

+label:Chat in the query string ensures that search results only from Chat conversations are shown in the search results page.

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Cheers

Vaibhav

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8 Responses

  1. sahiii .. mast feature haii

  2. Thanks for the info.

  3. I have a similar question. Is there a way for the filters to exclude CHATS? I don’t want CHATS in my labels, but I don’t know how to specify this.

    Thank you!

  4. Excellent post, keep up the good work!!

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