The One Change You Need to Make to the New Gmail Interface

The new Gmail interface has too much white space, at least for our taste around The Atlantic. Luckily, there's an easy fix to this problem. Click on the settings icon and set your "Display Density" to "Compact."


To me, this is a huge improvement over the default "Cozy" setting (see below). I like seeing more email subject lines at a glance, not fewer.


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