Gmail keyboard shortcuts

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- Shortcuts

Gmail provides lots of shortcuts for its features but you first may need to enable them in the settings. Note: Keyboard shortcuts work differently on PC and Mac computers. On Mac, you'll use Cmd instead of Ctrl.

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P

Previous message in an open conversation

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N

Next message in an open conversation

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↑   Shift + Esc

Focus main window

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Esc

Focus latest chat or compose

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Ctrl + .

Advance to the next chat or compose

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Ctrl + ,

Advance to previous chat or compose

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Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Send

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C

Add cc recipients

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + B

Add bcc recipients

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Access custom from

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Ctrl + K

Insert a link

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⌘ Cmd + ;

Go to next misspelled word (Mac only)

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Ctrl + M

Open spelling suggestions

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 5

Previous font

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 6

Next font

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + -

Decrease text size

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + +

Increase text size

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Ctrl + B

Bold

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Ctrl + I

Italics

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Ctrl + U

Underline

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 7

Numbered list

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 8

Bulleted list

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 9

Quote

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Ctrl + [

Indent less

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Ctrl + ]

Indent more

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + L

Align left

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + E

Align center

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + R

Align right

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Ctrl + \

Remove formatting

Note: These shortcuts won't work unless keyboard shortcuts are turned on.
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,

Move focus to toolbar

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X

Select conversation

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S

Toggle star/rotate among superstars

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E

Archive

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M

Mute conversation

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!

Report as spam

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#

Delete

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R

Reply

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↑   Shift + R

Reply in a new window

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A

Reply all

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↑   Shift + A

Reply all in a new window

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F

Forward

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↑   Shift + F

Forward in a new window

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↑   Shift + N

Update conversation

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]

Archive conversation and go previous

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[

Archive conversation and go next

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Z

Undo last action

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↑   Shift + I

Mark as read

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↑   Shift + U

Mark as unread

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_

Mark unread from the selected message

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+

Mark as important

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or =
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-

Mark as not important

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;

Expand entire conversation

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:

Collapse entire conversation

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↑   Shift + T

Add conversation to Tasks

Note: These shortcuts won't work unless keyboard shortcuts are turned on.
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H + M

Show menu

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H + A

Show archived hangouts

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H + I

Show Hangout requests

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H + C

Focus on the conversation list

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G + P

Open phone

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or H + P
Note: These shortcuts won't work unless keyboard shortcuts are turned on.
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G + I

Go to Inbox

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G + S

Go to Starred conversations

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G + T

Go to Sent messages

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G + D

Go to Drafts

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G + A

Go to All mail

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G + C

Go to Contacts

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G + K

Go to Tasks

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G + L

Go to label

Note: These shortcuts won't work unless keyboard shortcuts are turned on.
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* + A

Select all conversations

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* + N

Deselect all conversations

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* + R

Select read conversations

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* + U

Select unread conversations

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* + S

Select starred conversations

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* + T

Select unstarred conversations

Note: These shortcuts won't work unless keyboard shortcuts are turned on.
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U

Back to threadlist

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K

New conversation

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J

Older conversation

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O

Open conversation

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or ⤶ Enter
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`

Go to next Inbox section

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~

Go to previous Inbox section

Note: These shortcuts won't work unless keyboard shortcuts are turned on.
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C

Compose

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D

Discard currently composed email (without any prompt)

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D

Compose in a new tab

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/

Search mail

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G

Search chat contacts

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.

Open "more actions" menu

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V

Open "move to" menu

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L

Open "label as" menu

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Open keyboard shortcut help


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Program information

Program name: Gmail Gmail (Web applications)

Gmail is free web based email service provided by Google. It launched in April 1, 2004.

Web page: mail.google.com

Last update: 10 January 2020

How easy to press shortcuts: 83%

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Shortcut count: 91

Platform detected: macOS

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