How to undo a sent Email in Gmail
We all send mail almost on daily basis and out of hasty, we may send mails only to find out that something is missing or mail is not complete either that we forgot to attach a file, wrong spelling, couldn’t write a complete line before sending it out, etc. If you are in such condition and need the solution of how to undo a sent email in Gmail, then you have landed at the right place where you will learn how to quickly get back the sent email in Gmail without any problem. All this feature has been made very easy as Gmail itself provides you a feature to undo a sent email. So I believe for you to be reading this post, you already have an account with Gmail.
Steps on how to undo a sent Email in Gmail
You can un-send a sent email in Gmail only if you have enabled the undo feature in Gmail. Kindly follow the steps below to enable the undo feature.
How to change undo sent Email duration.
You should know it that By default, Gmail gives you 10 seconds to recall sent email. Don’t worry they is another trick that can help you to change the duration of undo sends feature from just 10 seconds to either 5 , 20 or 30 seconds as you may want to have it. Please follow the procedure below to undo a sent Email in Gmail.
Step 1: Login your Gmail account and Click on the ‘gear’ icon located at the top right of Gmail, and then click on ‘Settings.
Step 2: Look Under the ‘General’ tab, kindly scroll down and look for the option titled ‘Undo Send.’
Step 3: Kindly Enable the feature and select the ‘Send cancellation period ranging from 10-39 seconds’.
Step 4: Now Scroll down and click on ‘Save’ button to confirm your settings.
As you have found this awesome feature inside labs tab of Gmail, I call it the experimental feature of Gmail but it always works and can help you to undo a sent email without coming across any error or problem. By using the method above, you can quickly stop a sent email on Gmail and at the same time, possibly increase the roll back time of sent email.
You can as well test this by quickly writing a short message and sent it to a contact and quickly undo it to confirm it working properly.
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