The swipe feature is one of the cool features ever to arrive on Gmail for Android. Before now, the swipe feature allows you to either archive or delete an email. But the latest version permits you to customize what the swipe does.
In order to customize what the Gmail swipe does;
- Tap your profile picture at the top-left on your Gmail.
- Next, scroll down to Settings.
- Head to General Settings and click on Swipe Actions. From this point you can determine what action you want swipe to perform be it Archive, Delete, Mark as read/unread, Move to, Snooze, and None.
With the swipe action, you can select any action that will make it a lot more easier to free up your inbox.