Check Your Gmail Statistics

See how many conversations are in your Gmail account right now

Google knows a lot about you based on your habits when using Google services. Here's how to check your Gmail account to see how many conversations are stored in your account as well as how many emails are in your Inbox, Sent, Drafts, and Trash folder, plus the number of chats you currently have open.

The instructions in this article are intended to be used with the desktop version of Gmail which is accessed through a web browser.

How to Find Your Gmail Statistics

To find out what information Google stores for your Gmail account:

  1. Open Gmail and select your profile picture (it's located in the upper-right corner of the screen).

    Gmail with the account image highlighted
  2. Choose Manage your Google Account.

    Gmail with the Manage your Google Account button highlighted
  3. On the Google Account page, select  Manage your data & personalization.

    Google Account page with the Manage your data & personalization link highlighted
  4. Scroll down the page and select Go to Google Dashboard. Enter your Gmail password if prompted.

    Google Account with the "Go to Google Dashboard" link highlighted
  5. In the list of Google services, select Gmail.

    Google Dashboard with the Gmail heading highlighted
  6. The menu that opens displays information about your Gmail account, including how many active chats you have and the number of conversations in your inbox.

    Google Services with the Gmail information highlighted

Google Used to Offer More Statistics

The results you find using the above steps show a handful of stats about your Gmail account, but that's not how it has always been.

Google used to keep information on other things, such as how many emails you sent every month and who you sent the most emails to. Google also displayed this information for prior months, too.

Google no longer aggregates that data on your Gmail habits. Or, if they do, it's not an option to browse through it.

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