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5 hidden Gmail features you never knew about

While Gmail is one of the most popular Email services in the world, there may be some features and tricks that you may not be familiar with. Here is everything you should know.

By: Tech Desk | Siliguri |
August 3, 2021 1:21:09 pm
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Gmail is one of the most popular email services in the world. While the platform is widely used by people from around the globe, there may be some features and tricks that users may not be familiar with. Gmail boasts of some extremely useful features which can improve your your workflow and your experience. Here is everything you should know.

Smart Compose

The Smart Compose feature predicts what the user is going to type and allows them to insert predicted words or entire phrases. This is done by pressing the tab key on a computer or by tapping the space at the end of the predicted phrase on a smartphone. You can enable the same on the General tab in your Gmail settings by scrolling down to “Smart Compose” and clicking the button next to “Writing suggestions on.”

 Schedule your Emails

If you wish to send an email to someone at an designated time but want to compose the Email beforehand, you can do so by using the schedule Emails feature. After composing an email on the Gmail site on your PC, click on the little down arrow on the right side of the button and click “Schedule send.” Next you can select one of the suggested times to send your email, or select “Pick date & time” to set any other time you’d like. The same can be achieved using the Gmail app on your Android or iPhone by tapping on the three dots in the top-right corner of the compose screen and choose “Schedule send” from the drop-down menu.

Message faster

Gmail boasts of an advanced tab option which allows you the ditch the typical procedure. It takes you to the next or the previous email in your list as soon as you archive or delete a conversation in favour of the typical procedure. You can access the option in Gmail’s desktop version and on android. It is important to note that the option is not available on iOS.

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Read more mails per page

This particular Gmail setting will allow you to get rid of repetitive clicking to read more mails. To achieve this you will need to change the option for Maximum page size in the Gmail website’s general tab settings. By doing this, you will be able to view 100 mails per page compared to 50, which is the default.

Find Emails by Date

If you wish to find an old Email which may have got lost in the shuffle you can add the date while searching. By adding something like before: 5/5/2020 or after: 6/15/2018 to your search will help you narrow down the time frame, and speed up your searches.

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