Tuesday, October 30, 2018

How To Snooze Email in Gmail on Web Version

Business people who rely on Email communication receives hundreds of emails every day. To set a priority to most important emails, you can snooze it.

Before, we've discussed how to snooze email in Gmail on mobile. It is a helpful feature for mobile users. The web version of Gmail also has the snooze email feature.

You could follow up single or many emails. It doesn't need to be an unread email to snooze. Whether you read or unread, you can snooze all emails. You can even snooze sent emails.

All the settings for Gmail snooze in both mobile and web versions are same. Only the platforms differ.

Snooze email in Gmail on web

In this tutorial, we'll see how to snooze email in Gmail on the web version.


Requirements


  • Active Gmail account.
  • Web version browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or any).

Steps


  • Launch a web browser.
  • Choose read or unread email but don't open it. (You can also select many emails to snooze).
  • Click on the Clock symbol (snooze icon) at the end of the email as shown below.

Gmail snooze

Once you clicked the Snooze icon, you'll see the below options:

Gmail enable snooze time

  • Pick any of the options. You can also fix a specific date and time other than default date and timings. For this, you need to select the Pick date & time option.
After setting Gmail snooze, the specific email will disappear from your inbox temporarily. 

You can either unsnooze or extend the snooze timings.

To do that,

  • Click on Snoozed option which is at the left pane as shown below.

Snoozed option

  • You'll see the snoozed email that is ready to push a reminder.
  • Click on the Snooze icon.

Extend snooze or unsnooze emails

  • Choose any options highlighted in Pink color to change snooze settings.
  • Click on Unsnooze options highlighted in Green color to revert snooze for the email.
If you unsnooze an email, it will be restored into your inbox.

If you have set a reminder in the snooze settings, the snoozed email will come in the top of your inbox. The snoozed time tag will be highlighted in dark orange color.

An example is shown below:

Snoozed email reappeared

Once you open the email, snoozed tag will be turned off.

That's it. You're done.



Conclusion


By leveraging snooze email feature in Gmail, you could deal with messages whenever you want. Before, people used Boomerang for Gmail plugin from Chrome Webstore. It works similar to the snooze option in Gmail. It has many features than the default snooze option in Gmail. You can try this extension too. It's free.

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