Remove the Clutter from Gmail’s Interface in Chrome and Iron

By Akemi Iwaya on January 25th, 2011

Are you tired of all the clutter in Gmail’s interface? You can clean things up nicely within a few minutes using the Minimalist Gmail extension for Chrome and Iron.

Once you have the extension installed simply go through the categories and select the settings that you would like to enable. Curious about a particular setting? Just hover your mouse over it for a pop-up screenshot showing the area or element that setting will effect.

Note: Using labs features may break some of the modifications made with this extension.

Minimalist Gmail [Chrome Web Store]

Online Version of the Options Page *This is terrific if you want to have a good look at the available options before installing the extension!

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 01/25/11
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