37 shortcuts you must know for Gmail

Gmail has come a long way since its inception in 2004. Within a short period it has become the leader amongst email programs. Google team has been consistently innovating to make its use more exciting and to build the program as the most user-friendly email client.

People who have become addicted to MS outlook find a bit uncomfortable to use the web-mail programs like Gmail. The situation became more challenging when google started inroads to corporates, replacing ubiquitous outlook. Communicating most of the time in the day with web mail client like Gmail makes you miss most of the features of desktop based email programs.

Using keyboard shortcuts is one of the addiction which you might miss the most along with many other features like schedule sending mail, easy attachments, attachment preview in the mail body etc. Google has been striving to address each one of those issues which makes work life easier with a pinch of excitement.

There are numerous shortcuts for Gmail. I have handpicked essential 37 which are must-use keyboard shortcuts making it easier for me to operate Gmail.

I am providing cheat sheets for download which you can pin-up at your workstation pin-boards. It’s a matter of time when you will operate Gmail entirely using keyboard shortcuts.

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Before starting to use the shortcuts, you need to enable Keyboard Shortcuts in your Gmail. Here’s how you will enable it:

  • Login to your Gmail account
  • Go to Settings > General
  • Go to Keyboard shortcuts and select the option Keyboard shortcuts on
  • Click on the tab Save changes at the bottom of the page
  • You are now ready to use the keyboard shortcuts with your Gmail account (and your corporate mail accounts by Gmail).

I have created the cheat sheet with handpicked 37 shortcuts which are most commonly used and will ease your fingers from reaching to mouse or touchpad. You can refer it till the time you master the shortcuts.

Download Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat-sheet

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Hardeep Handa

Hardeep Handa

I am a seasoned marketing professional. I am ardent reader and avid writer. Management and technology equally excite me. I write regularly in my blog www.biztekmantra.com and www.virginwords.com

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