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Recently I noticed that my Gmail (actually in my case G Suite ) has been ignoring the 'Skip Inbox' option on all of my filters. Even though I had several filters set up to move emails out of the Inbox and archive them, they kept on staying in the Inbox. Turns out there is a setting that controls this!

Under 'Settings' in the 'Inbox' tab there is a section for 'Filtered mail'. There is a setting there that can force filters to be overwritten for important messages to make them remain in the Inbox even if the filter is set up to 'Skip Inbox'.
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All you have to do is select the "Don't override filters" option and "Save Changes". This will make sure that filters work as expected.



-i

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