Custom Colors for Accounts


To have your messages colorized on an account-by-account basis, you can achieve this by creating Filters to assign Topics to incoming mail, then colorizing the Topics. 

  1. Open Preferences (macOS) or Options (Windows) > Display > Topics, and create a new Topic for each account you wish to colorize. Make sure that the "Apply topic color..." checkbox is selected and that you have a unique color per Topic.
  2. Select Message Filters... from the Tools menu.
  3. Select the account you wish to work on.
  4. Set the criteria to "TO > IS > YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS."
  5. Set the action to Add Topic, then select the appropriate Topic for that account.
  6. Repeat steps 2 through 5 for each account you wish to colorize.

This technique will for new messages, but what about messages already in the folder? Easy! Perform a select-all command to select all of the messages in your inbox, then type the "t" key and start typing the Topic you created for the currently selected account. Auto-complete against the topic name, and all of the messages will then be assigned that topic.

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