Make Gmail more simple, capable, and respectful
Every detail of Gmail has been reconsidered to make your inbox simpler, more capable, and respectful. Brought to you by the co-founder of Google Inbox.
✔️ Improve productivity by reducing the noise and stress around your inbox; Simplify elevates the content that matters and minimizes everything else.
✔️ Enjoy a redesign of Reading pane, Settings, Keyboard shortcuts overlay, and more.
✔️ Add Intuitive keyboard shortcuts for common actions (navigate with arrow keys, enter, escape, ⌘/Ctrl+A to select all, ⌘/Ctrl+R to check for new mail, ⌘/Ctrl+Z to undo).
✔️ Celebrate reaching Inbox Zero with an illustration or background of your choosing.
✔️ Go further with options to tuck away features or actions you never use.
✔️ Experience a full dark mode with options to darken some or all emails as well as other add-ons.
✔️ Group email by date.
✔️ Minimize email signatures.
✔️ Add back the Purchases, Finance, and Trips categories from Google Inbox.
✔️ Optionally reverse the order of message in a list or in conversations.
✔️ Simplify blocks over 170 email spy trackers (more than other extensions).
✔️ Gives you options to hide the unread count in the nav or the browser tab title.
WHO MADE THIS?
Simplify was made by Michael Leggett (leggett.org), Gmail's lead designer from 2008 to 2012 and the co-founder of Google Inbox. With the unfortunate demise of Google Inbox, Leggett wanted bring the simplified email experience to Gmail. Thus, Simplify Gmail was born on April 2, 2019.
IS IT SAFE?
Glad you asked. You should always be super careful what extensions or apps you use with your email.
✔️ Simplify always puts your security and privacy first.
✔️ The code for Simplify is entirely stored on your computer (no remote code) and is for the sole purpose of improving and enhancing Gmail's user interface and functionality.
✖️ Simplify does NOT request full access to your email (no API permissions required).
✖️ None of your data is collected, stored, or sent to Simplify.
✖️ Simplify has no tracking or analytics software.
✖️ Simplify will never have ads. Ever.
HAVE FEEDBACK OR QUESTIONS?
There are over 5,000 unique combinations of Gmail’s options, features, and user states. Simplify strives to support them all, along with the more popular 3rd party extensions and add-ons. You can send feedback or report issues via https://simpl.fyi/support -- I usually respond within one business day.