Tuesday, 14 November 2017

How to Setup Gmail to Send Emails Later

There are times when you draft emails and need to send them later. It can be kind of tricky if you forget to send it at an appropriate time. You can’t be blamed when you have lots of equally important matter to look after. What if you were told you could save drafts and then setup your Gmail to send it later at a time suitable to you. Don’t believe us? Continue reading to find out how to setup Gmail to send emails later.

Why Take The Trouble to Schedule Gmail to Send Emails Later?

Email is nothing like your IM service. You can send many important links, documents, files, information as well as conversations or more to a reader. It’s just like writing a letter, formal or informal. There are times when you need to send your draft at a later time, especially when there is no immediate need to send your message across. This is where most emails lack in feature. The inability to schedule sending messages at a later date or time can cause you to miss the important time to send your message across.

Is There a Way to Schedule Gmail to Send Emails Later?

Yes, there is a way to send your emails at a schedule time. All you need to do is download Boomerang. It is a third party application that is available as a Firefox and Chrome extension.
Using Boomerang can help you schedule Gmail messages as per your requirement. This is how you setup Gmail to send emails later using Boomerang.

  1. You need to login into your Gmail account using your email and address.
  2. Once you login, you need to go to the Extensions tab on Chrome.
  3. Search for Boomerang for Gmail in Chrome Extensions.
  4. Add it to Chrome as an extension.
  5. Now, compose a new message in Gmail that you wish to send later.
  6. You will find a button that says ‘Send Later’ right next to the Send button in your new Compose email window.
  7. Click on the ‘Send Later’ button and make sure you give permission to the pop-up.
  8. You can now select the time you wish to send the draft from the drop-down menu.
  9. A plus point of using Boomerang is that you can set the message to be resent like a reminder mail. 

All you need to do is click next to the ‘Boomerang the message’. Select how long it will take before resending the mail and if the reply is important or not.

This is all you need to do to setup Gmail to send the email later. Boomerang can allow you to schedule 10 free emails a month. If you cross the 10 mail limit, you need to purchase a subscription for more. Try Boomerang and make your life easy when it comes to scheduling emails for a later date.

References:


1.http://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-schedule-gmail-messages-to-be-sent-later/
2.http://www.boomeranggmail.com/l/email-reminders.html

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