Do you want to get rid of the new tabs view in Gmail?  Here’s how. You can disable  tabs in your Gmail inbox and view all messages as one list:

  • Click the + that is next to the far right most tab in your Gmail inbox.
  • Make sure to Un-check all except Primary under Select tabs to enable.
  • Click Save.

Once you uncheck everything except Primary, Gmail will combine social, promotions and everything else all into Primary. Gmail tabs disable social