Remove advertisement strip in new Gmail at bottom


Advertisement strip (also called Web Clips) is displayed at top or bottom of Gmail inbox. It displays advertisements, Gmail tips and custom content from Google. While this is useful for few users, many find it annoying while checking and send emails in Gmail inbox. Thankfully, Gmail provides option to turn off this web clip strip that show advertisements. You can easily hide and remove this web clip strip, whether it is displayed at top or bottom of inbox window.

Disable & hide ‘web clips’ ad strip in Gmail inbox

In old Gmail interface, web clip ad strip is displayed at the top. While in new Gmail interface, it is displayed at the bottom. You can easily switch to new look Gmail by going to Mail Setting > Themes (or click here) and then selecting Preview(dense) or Preview option at the bottom of themes listing.

1. Open your Gmail inbox and click Settings icon at top right. Then click Mail Settings option from drop menu. This will open Settings page in your Gmail inbox.

2. Click on Web Clips tab at the top between ‘chat’ and ‘labs’ tab. This will show various web clips that are displayed in your Gmail inbox. You can click to remove them individually

3. Click to uncheck (no tick) next to “Show my web clips above the Inbox” option. Then go back to inbox, the web clips bar or strip showing advertisements wont be visible.

It will be removed from top or bottom of Gmail inbox – depending on type of interface being used by you. No more annoying advertisement clips in Gmail.

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  1. Ahhhh thank you! All of a sudden the stupid clips thing started showing at the BOTTOM of the page, and that was really annoying. This tip removed it completely. Thanks again for the tip!

  2. Thank you for posting this — I had forgotten that it could be turned off. The ad bar at the top of the messages didn’t bother me, but the floating ad bar over the bottom of my e-mails was driving me nuts.

  3. THANK YOU SO MUCH! Nothing else I read about this was easy to understand. The running ad was actually overlaying my ‘send’ button at the bottom of emails on my wide screen VIAO.

  4. Thank you very much! It worked to remove top line with ads in gmail’s new look.

  5. It worked for me …Interesting stuff ..Thnx

  6. Salahuddin Ahmad says:

    How to display Status Bar again ?

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