Stormsinger says... It's interesting, I'm almost positive I saw an explanation that pointed to how to remove the tabs, either in an email from google, or maybe in one of those popup dialogs they seem to like nowadays. Either way, it was the only thing that stuck about it. I wasn't too thrilled with them to start with, but now that I'm used to them, I don't think I want to go back...I just need to find the time to do a bit better training of the filters. MilkmanDan said: Thanks, that helped. I got annoyed and tried to revert it when they appeared, but I didn't happen to look there. At the time I did a google search and came up empty, so I tried Settings -> Settings, but not Configure Inbox. So, maybe it was idiot-proof, but not for a big enough idiot like me. In any case, that sorted me out.