Notifications for Android Gmail app

I recently switched back to the Gmail app for Android. I was using Inbox by Gmail for a while, which I love, bit it keep up with all my business needs. Email is not a personal thing for me, it’s a business tool and the current state of Inbox is as a personal email app for now.

Having switched back though, I found that I was no longer getting notifications from Gmail app. I Googled, and searched and read forum post after forum post… Check that it’s syncing, set your notifications, check your label settings, delete your Google account, etc… Nothing worked.

So I was about to uninstall updates from the app info window – tap and hold the app, drag up to the “app info” hit spot –  when I noticed that I had notifications turned off there.


Tada! Everything works again. Here’s how you do it: