If you want to use Gmail in a smaller window, or just don’t care for detailed views of your inbox, the Compact view can be a great help to keep things straight – it’s the best use of the inbox window with minimal wasted space. Follow the steps below to change to compact view.
1. To change Gmail into a compact view, you first need to be signed in to Gmail. In the top right corner click on the cog and then select “Display density”.
2. Next, you’ll see a pop-up box allowing you to choose between the three modes: Default, Comfortable and Compact. Select “Compact” and press “OK”.
Now you’ll have a much more compact and easy to use Gmail experience. Have a look below for the before and after view!