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Advance features of Gmail

Advance features of Gmail

Gmail is the best email service provider on the internet. Many people use it but most of them only know the common features. To gain some knowledge on Gmail advance features can boost your Email experience quickly. So if you would like to know some of the advanced features that Gmail offers then stay with me until the end.

Undo send Email for a specific time

You can undo send email for a specific time for example for 30 or 60 seconds. It is very important to do because we often time do mistake during writing an email maybe it is in recipient name or title. We mistakenly press the send button and it sends mail quickly that is quite embarrassing sometimes. Follow below steps to do that.

  • Go to settings.
  • Look for the “undo send” option.
  • Give a tick to enable undo send.
  • Set your specific time as I mentioned earlier.

Mark important Emails for the next use

Gmail has a wonderful feature for you to select email which is important and which is not. So now if think some of the Emails are very important and some of them are very boring then you can mark them easily for next use. Follow steps below to do that.

  • Go to settings.
  • Click on inbox and select “show marks”
  • Tick “use my past actions to predict which messages are important to me”.

Use google drive to send large files

Gmail only allows you to send a file that is up to 25MB which quite less for sometimes. If you would like to send the large file from Gmail then use google drive to do that. Here is how you can do that.

  • Look for icon insert file using google drive in the list of attaching file item.
  • Copy the link of inserted file and insert it into Gmail.
  • It will take sometimes to insert large file to google drive.

Use some keyboard shortcut for a faster use

For a faster experience in Gmail, you can use some keyboard shortcut. For doing this go to setting and enable keyboard shortcut on. Here’s is some quick list of keyboard shortcuts.

  • For composing a new Email Press “C”.
  • To reply an Email Press” r”.
  • To forward press “f”.
  • To mark as unread press “shift+u”.

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