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Long gone are the days of simply sending and receiving emails. Now, it’s all about ‘archiving’, ‘muting’ and adding conversations to your task list. A little complicated? Wrong. Thanks to the endless list of Gmail shortcuts, its users can do all of the above at the touch of a few keys. But, how well do you know these keyboard combinations? Here’s a little refresher.

Jumping

Navigate different sections of Gmail with these shortcuts, and never lose your place on the again.

Go to Inbox
G

>

I
Go to Sent Mail
G

>

T
Go to Drafts
G

>

D
Go to All Mail
G

>

A
Go to Contacts
G

>

C
Go to Tasks
G

>

K
Go to Label
G

>

L

Search

Find exactly what you’re looking for, quickly.

Search mail
/
Search chat contacts
Q

Open

Take special note of ‘open keyboard shortcut help’. This is the quickest way to find all the shortcuts Gmail has to offer, in case you forget.

Open “more actions” menu
.
Open “move to” menu
V
Open “label as” menu
L
Open keyboard shortcut help
Shift
?
Open spelling suggestions
Ctrl
M

Compose and send

Fire off emails quickly and efficiently with these handy little tips.

Compose
C
Compose in a new tab
D
Add cc recipients
Ctrl
Shift
C
Add bcc recipients
Ctrl
Shift
B
Send
Ctrl
Enter

Respond to a conversation

Make for a rapid response by using these shortcuts.

Select conversation
X
Archive
E
Mute conversation
M
Delete
#
Reply
R
Reply in a new window
Shift
R
Reply all
A
Reply all in a new window
Shift
A
Forward
F
Forward in a new window
Shift
F

Other useful shortcuts

Previous message in an open conversation
P
Next message in an open conversation
N
Focus main window
Shift
Esc
Focus latest chat or compose
Esc
Advance to the next chat or compose
Ctrl
.
Advance to previous chat or compose
Ctrl
,
Move focus to toolbar
,

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