Gmail Keyboard Shortcut keys : Helping You Become a Gmail Power User

If you are an avid internet user, then I am damn sure that you are a Gmail user too as it is today, the best source of any work online. I hope that you all know about the features of Gmail and I don’t need to revise them but do you know, that Gmail comes with a list of interesting keyboard shortcut keys which can be used to do mailing tasks instantly and today, I am bringing a list of Gmail Keyboard Shortcut Keys.

Before using the interesting shortcut keys, you have to enable the shortcut keys option. Follow the steps below to enable the Gmail Keyboard Shortcut keys.

Enable Gmail Keyboard shortcut keys

  • Select the tools drop down in the upper-left corner of the window and click on the settings option

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  • In the Settings option, click on the ‘Labs’ section

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  • In the ‘Labs’ section, enable the ‘Custom keyboard Shortcuts’ option.

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That’s it!!!

60+ Gmail Keyboard Shortcut keys

  1. c —- Compose
  2. d —- Compose in a tab
  3. / —- Search mail
  4. u —- Back to threadlist
  5. k —- Newer conversation
  6. j —- Older conversation
  7. x —- Select Conversation
  8. s —- Rotate Superstar
  9. y —- Remove Label
  10. m —- Muting Conversation
  11. ! —- Report as Spam
  12. # —- Delete
  13. p —- Previous Message
  14. n —- Next Message
  15. r —- Reply
  16. R —- Reply in a new window
  17. a —- Reply all
  18. A —- Reply all in a new window
  19. f —- Forward
  20. F —- Forward in a new window
  21. q —- Search chat contacts
  22. gi —- Go to Inbox
  23. gs —- Go to Starred conversations
  24. gt —- Go to Sent messages
  25. gd —- Go to Drafts
  26. ga —- Go to All mail
  27. gc —- Go to Contacts
  28. , —- Move focus to toolbar
  29. *a —- Select all conversations
  30. *n —- Deselect all conversations
  31. *r —- Select read conversations
  32. *u —- Select unread conversations
  33. *s —- Select starred conversations
  34. *t —- Select unstarred conversations
  35. N —- Update conversation
  36. ] —- Remove label and go to previous conversation
  37. [ ---- Remove label and go to next conversation
  38. } —- Archive and go to the previous conversation
  39. { —- Archive and go to next conversation
  40. z —- Undo last action
  41. . —- Open “more actions” menu
  42. I —- Mark as read
  43. U —- Mark as unread
  44. _ —- Mark unread from the selected message
  45. - —- Mark as not important
  46. ? —- Open keyboard shortcut help
  47. e —- Archive
  48. v —- Open “move to” menu
  49. l —- Open “label as” menu
  50. o —- Open conversation
  51. ESC —- Focus last mole
  52. + —- Mark as important
  53. t —- Teach Gmail
  54. ` —- Go to next inbox section
  55. ~ —- Go to previous inbox section
  56. gk —- Go to Tasks
  57. T —- Add conversation to Tasks
  58. gl —- Go to Label
  59. hm —- Show menu
  60. ha —- Show Archived Hangouts
  61. hi —- Show Hangout requests
  62. hc —- Focus on the Conversation list
  63. gp —- Open phone

Here are the 63 keyboard shortcut keys which can be used to do mailing tasks only with 2-3 clicks. Gmail also allows you to set up your own shortcut keys for specific task. To use your custom keyboard shortcuts, fill the shortcut in the blank beside the shortcuts window and save the changes. It’s done!!!!

 

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Comments

  1. Herminia says

    Whoa divyansh that was a great tip. I have been using Gmail for so long but never knew they have such keyboard shortcut options..thnx for sharing..loved it :)

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