Gmail Tips And Tricks You Must Know


Communicating methods has turned out to be very simple in this world today. We can easily connect to anyone from anywhere of the earth within seconds. From the ability to audio calls to video calls including group or conference call, things have changed and updated in a great manner. We strongly got hold to the technological changes that brought us good enough facts to get the best from it. One of the most used communication method, especially for official uses is the email.

We get emails from our working places, from airlines regarding the tickets we books, from hotel inquiring about our booked rooms or meetings and so many of such official mails get loaded up in our inbox. Even educational messages from schools or college to the students and the parents are being sent via emails. That is why we always check on to our mails and stay updated. There are so many mails that we have today to choose and one of the best and the most trending mails that the majority of the internet users use today is the Gmail. Gmail is a very simple and a reliable mail service found in the internet so far.



Well, apart from just receiving and sending mails in Gmail, have you checked upon some of the other amazing features that’s available in it? If you are not sure of what I am talking then let me explain in brief. Though most of us don’t know, there are other features which can be used to make the experience in Gmail a way better one. You can get in control of your emails using some of the tips and tricks. If you are eager enough to know what it is, then come let us move ahead and figure them out.

Best Gmail Tips And Tricks 

Respond quickly using the smart compose

This smart compose feature helps you to finish up your sentence before you could write it. Just like how it detect the other words that should line up along with it. When you start to type out an email, the Gmail’s artificial intelligence algorithm will guess your sentence and provide you with the rest of the words. You can press on the tab key for the suggestion to automatically populate the email. So if you turn on the smart compose in your Gmail account then it will help you out in a great way.


To get it done, you have to go to the ‘Settings’ tab and then press on the ‘General’ option and there you have to toggle on the ‘Smart Compose’ option.


Schedule Email To Send Later

Well, of you have ever forgotten to send mails and when you do remember, the deadline is already passed? Or have you been slammed in at work by the boss for not being responsible enough to send the mails on the particular time and not late or earlier? If so, you could have simply set the time in prior so that the mail will be sent automatically on time.


To schedule the mails all you have to do is, type in the mail and click on the down arrow which is on the bottom left, beside the ‘Send’ button. It will lead to the ‘Schedule Send’ option, select it and set the correct time and date for the email to be sent. Then click on the ‘Schedule Send’ and now the mail will be sent at the accurate time provided.

Cut (Trackpad) Corners With Keyboard Shortcuts

It would be easy if we can use some shortcut keys to make the Gmail pop up on the screen rather than browsing for it which would take a longer time. Gmail has got a few such unique keyboard shortcuts that can be used. You can press on the letter ‘C’ on your keyboard and the email compose screen would appear on top of your screen. If you want to check on the draft then click both’B+D’ together. But first you have to activate this feature.


To do so, go to the ‘Settings’ > ‘Advanced’ and then enable the keyboard shortcuts. There you would find all the lists of keyboard shortcut, you can take a view at all of them and if you wish to make some change, you can do so and customize your own key patterns. Make sure the keyboard shortcuts is also turned on in ‘Settings’> ‘General’ > ‘Keyboard Shortcuts. To see the fill list of keyboard shortcuts press ‘Shift’ + ‘\’ together. Likewise there are many shortcuts that you can get into use.

Unsend An Email

Most of the time there can be situations where you send an email to the wrong person or you have a mistake in the email and wants to unsend it. Well, that possible with Gmail. You can do it only within 30 seconds after sending it.

To get this settings done, you can to go to the ‘Settings’ > ‘General’ > Toggle on ‘Undo Send’.


Personal Assistant In Gmail

Sometimes you might have to go through all the emails to check what time your flight is at or what time you have a meeting planed, even catch up with your bestie or such events. Now with Gmail, you can have an assistant to whom you will not have to pay. The Gmail assistant feature searches all your inbox for any events planned, flights, hotel or restaurant reservations and any such programs and piles them up under one place. All your past reservations would also be kept under track.


This feature can be activated by clicking on your ‘Profile Pic Or The Circle With Your Name’s First Letter’ and select ‘Google Accounts’ > ‘Payments and Subscriptions’. Then select the option you want to view.

So that’s it, now we have checked on a few special and unique features provided by the Gmail that we never knew or didn’t use. All of these tips would really help you out to have and maintain a simple yet an organized mail app. So I hope you would have gained some great tips and tricks from this guide.