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How to use Gmail keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts is an awesome timesaver once you have trained yourself to use it.

Keyboard Shortcuts must first be enabled from the Gmail Settings before you can start to use it.

To enable keyboard shortcuts:

  • Click the Gear Icon

  • Select Settings

  • Select General

  • Enable Keyboard shortcuts

To access the shortcuts from Gmail, press SHIFT + ?

Gmail Keyboard shortcuts
Gmail Keyboard shortcuts

Here are our favourites!

C = Compose a new email

R = Reply to sender

A = Replay to all

F = Forward

G+I = Go to Inbox

G+S = Go to Starred emails

Let us know in the comments below what are your favourite Gmail keyboard shortcuts.

1 Comment

Dawie Otto
Dawie Otto
Nov 12, 2018

This is one of my favourite productivity tools. Once you start getting used to using the keyboard shortcuts you realise how much time you were actually wasting with mouse clicks. :)

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