Not using the email scheduling feature on Gmail yet? Now is the time to start. You will be surprised to know how this simple feature can fundamentally change the way you send email and make your daily life easier…
In April 2019, Google announced that Gmail would natively support email scheduling. The feature became available on desktop and mobile after about a month. Earlier, you had to use a third-party add-on to create such a basic plan.
Maybe you’re trying to communicate with someone in a different time zone than you, don’t want to send emails on the weekend or midnight, promote a service or product, or miss an important file later. want to keep Do you want to automate your campaigns, save time? If so, schedule an email.
Steps to Schedule Email on Gmail
Scheduling Gmail messages works from a simple Gmail account, both personal and business, as well as from your phone and desktop.
To access it, after your email is written and ready to be programmed:
- Locate the drop-down arrow next to the “Send” button
- Click the arrow, then “Send Schedule”
- A menu will appear that allows you to choose the date and time to send the email.
- Select the time and click “Schedule Sending”. A message box will appear in the lower left corner saying “Send scheduled…” where you can click Cancel if you made a mistake or view the message.
How to modify or delete scheduled emails on Gmail?
If you decide not to send the scheduled email, you can delete it at any time before the scheduled date and time. To do this, simply click “Scheduled” in the main menu, select the email you want to delete and select “Cancel Send”.
If you need to update the time or date the email was sent:
- Cancel email. A draft will appear in which you can edit the content;
- Then repeat the steps to program the email. Once you select the time and date, the email will be scheduled immediately.
A new Scheduled folder will appear in Gmail, showing the number of scheduled emails you have pending. Open this folder to see all your scheduled emails along with the send dates.
If you need to cancel a scheduled email immediately, Gmail displays a pop-up message that allows you to cancel the scheduling email immediately after it’s been scheduled. To do this, click “Cancel” and the message will be returned to the draft. Otherwise, open the “Scheduled” folder, hover over the email in question, and click the Trash icon to delete the email.
Another very practical feature that makes your daily life easier is to cancel an email on Gmail after it has been sent. Gmail recently updated this feature to increase its duration so that users have more time to cancel the send. Very practical, isn’t it?
In any case, you can take advantage of these features as well, because don’t forget that email marketing is still the most profitable marketing channel with an average ROI of 3800%. Inexpensive, easy to use, non-intrusive, perfect for getting to know your customers, emailing still has a bright future ahead…