8 GMAIL TRICKS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT | THEY CAN SAVE FROM FROM TROUBLE.
Gmail is considered one of the most powerful mailing platforms considering its unique features. Most people in the world today use Gmail but just a handful know how to access the unique features it comes with especially for highly advanced assignments.
Ever had that sinking feeling right after you press send?
Undo it before disaster strikes:
• Setting icon (top right)
• Toggle on ‘undo send’
• Choose 30 secs
Next time you send an email the ‘undo’ button will appear.
#2: Send your email later.
Want to make it look like you’re at your desk at 0800?
Now you can do exactly that:
• Click the down arrow next to ‘Send’
• Choose ‘Schedule Send’
• Pick the date + time you want
Sit back + relax.
#3: Prep your replies.
Sick of typing out the same replies again + again?
You don’t have to.
• Enable first in Settings>Advanced>Enable templates
• Draft your email
• Click the 3 dots
• Save as template
Next time, use that template to save yourself time.
#4: Search for messages.
Need to find an old message?
The search function makes this easy.
Type into the search box:
• from:x or to:x for the person
• after:x or before:x for the date
• size:x for large emails
Combine the terms to fine tune your search.
#5: Ignore those annoying conversations.
In an email thread where everyone keeps using ‘reply all’?
Mute it to stop it distracting you:
• Open the email
• Click the 3 dots at the top
• Click mute
Future replies will be archived (but you can still find them if needed).
#6: Use shortcuts.
Instead of moving around your desktop, save yourself time by using keyboard shortcuts.
Add a cc, format text, insert links + more.
• All settings>General
• Keyboard shortcuts – on
Learn your favourite shortcuts.
#7: Snooze an email.
Have an email that you don’t need to deal with now?
Set a reminder for later:
• Click on the clock icon on the right
• Choose how long you want to snooze the email
It’ll appear back in your inbox on that date.
#8 Use Gmail confidential mode to send private and sensitive emails that can expire.
Normalize using Gmail confidential mode to email sensitive information. The messages will not have options to forward, copy, print, or download.
You can also;
-Set a message expiration date
-Revoke message access at any time
-Require a verification code by text to open messages
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