How to add a Read Receipt to your emails

Updated: Nov 8, 2018


Turn on your read receipts to make sure your emails are getting seen




You must have a G Suite Business account to request read receipts and the feature must be enabled by your G Suite Administrator for you to use this feature.


Here’s how to request a read receipt:

  • Compose (or Reply to) a message

  • Click More options in the lower-right corner of the compose window

  • Click Request read receipt from the drop down

  • Send your message

A receipt requests will be sent to every recipient in the To: and Cc: fields. It does not send requests to recipients in the Bcc: field.