How to change swipe actions on Android

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Android app

You can use the swipe gesture to perform certain actions easier and faster in the Proton Mail app on your Android device. If you have an iPhone or iPad, see How to change swipe actions on iOS and iPadOS(new window) instead.

The default swipe actions on Android are:

  • Left to right: send email to your Trash folder
  • Right to left: Move to Archive

Swipe actions in Android can be used on emails in all folders except your Drafts folder and when they appear in a list of search results.  

This article shows you how to change the default swipe actions for Android devices. 

1. Open the app and go to MoreSettingsApp SettingsSwipe actions.

How to find the swipe settings
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2. Tap the existing swipe action that you would like to change for a swipe direction. 

Select which swipe gesture to change
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3. You can now select your preferred action for that swipe direction from a list.

Choose a new swipe action from the list
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 Tap Save when you are done. 

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