Gmail now offers the option to organize the sidebar and hide the Spam label.
To hide the Spam counter in your sidebar:
- Click the Settings link in the upper right of the main window
- Select the Labels tab
- Click Hide next to Spam
To see or select the Spam folder, click xx more link in the sidebar:
Tip: Navigate to any label with your keyboard
Press Command-Option-G to open Mailplane's label and quick link navigator.