Row Highlighter for Gmail™ and Inbox™

Row Highlighter for Gmail™ and Inbox™

Highlights Gmail and Inbox rows on mouse over with nice and shiny colors.

What is Row Highlighter for Gmail™ and Inbox™?
Row Highlighter for Gmail™ and Inbox™ is a user-friendly tool that adds a burst of color to your Gmail and Inbox interfaces. The extension highlights email rows upon mouse-over, increasing visibility and organizational ease. It even extends support to the contacts list. Notably, from version 1.1, users can personalize the highlighting colors, offering a tailored email browsing experience. The extension owes its style format to stasnikiforov and its conception to Jhon from userstyles.
By: pb_ee1
Users: 10,000+
Rating: 4.39 (51)
Version: 1.4.0 (Last updated: 2017-07-05)
Creation date: 2017-07-05
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Size: 54.78K
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Adds some colors to the letter rows in Gmail (including in multiple inboxes feature) and in Inbox. Also supports contacts list (

Starting from version 1.1, you can customize the colors! :-)

Credits goes to stasnikiforov for the style format, and to Jhon for the idea (

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User reviews
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  • Easy to use
  • Effective at work
  • Highlights selection
  • Doesn't work well with latest Chrome or Gmail updates
  • Inability to reset colors
  • Incompatibility with dark Gmail theme
Most mentioned
  • Highlights selection
  • Problem with updates
  • Unable to reset colors
Recent reviews
Awesome, plugin!
by Tomasz Kaźmierczyk Tomasz Kaźmierczyk, 2022-11-04

Love it. (You need to reload GMail after you install this.)
by Peter Kehl Peter Kehl, 2022-03-05

Great extension !!.....Smart and helpful !!
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Risk impact

Row Highlighter for Gmail™ and Inbox™ is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Row Highlighter for Gmail™ and Inbox™ has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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