Gmail supports shortcuts……….What?

I was setting up my Gmail account to read another email address when I saw a setting for keyboard shortcuts.  I am a big fan of shortcuts that can be shown from previous posts on this matter.

mail_logo_5Any process that results in producing an outcome in less steps through a simple combination of keys is a big yes, yes in my book. It’s just the matter of knowing if there is such a combination.

Back to the main part of this blog post, Gmail shortcuts.

Combination

End Result

C

Press C key while in any mail box to open compose window.

Shift + C

Compose in new window.

R

Reading a message? Hit R to reply to sender.

A

As above but hit A to reply to all.

F

Forward a message to someone.

/

Search. Find that message.

!

Send to spam folder.

S

Star conversation.

Y

If you have 1 or more emails selected press Y to archive them.

M

Mute the conversation where it will archive the thread and stop replies showing unless sent directly to you.

+

This is a priority inbox feature. Pressing this button will mark any email as important.

Opposite from the + shortcut

#

Selecting any message and it will be deleted.

G + S

Go to starred.

G + C

Go to contacts.

Tab + enter

Send message.

?

View shortcuts.

Simples, improving productivity 1 step at a time.

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