Undo Sending Your Email
Have you ever sent an email and instantly thought of something you would like to double check but it’s already too late? Spotted a typo just as you hit send? Or forgotten to include an attachment? I have. If you are a Gmail user there is a quick hack that will allow you to ‘unsend’ an email up to 30 seconds after you click send.
How To Unsend An Email
To have the option to take back an email after it has been sent, follow these five steps:
1. Login to your Gmail account and click on the Cog in the top right corner of the screen, then click Settings.
2. Select the Labs tab.
3. Scroll down the screen and Enable Undo Send and click Save.
4. Repeat Step 1 but this time select the General Tab and scroll down to Undo Send.
5. Select either 5, 10, 20 or 30 seconds to undo your sent email and click Save Changes at the bottom of the screen.
The next time you send an email from your Gmail account you will the option to ‘undo’ for the time frame you selected.
This is a very useful feature of Gmail and can prevent mistakes from being made when sending an email. Please comment below and let us know your most useful day to day tip when communicating online, we love finding out cool new tips too.