How To Schedule Email On Gmail Without Third-party App
Undoubtedly, Gmail is one of the best (if not the best) email services out there and if you want to schedule email on Gmail, here is what you need to do. Gmail often offers new features to users. In recent past, they rolled out Confidential Mode. However, now they have made it easy to send scheduled email from Gmail without using any third-party application.
Why do you need to send a scheduled email?
Let’s assume that you want to wish someone on his/her birthday. However, due to some work or any other reason, you might forget about it. Although most of the people use instant messaging services such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, etc. to wish someone, if you want to send an email on someone’s birthday, you can use this scheduling functionality. On the other hand, let’s assume that you want to send someone an email regarding something at a specific time. Obviously, you can set things up at that time. However, if you will be managing some other task and you might forget about the email, you can certainly schedule that now.
There are many other reasons, why someone wants to send a scheduled email. The reasons are different for different people. It doesn’t matter why you want to send schedule email, if you’re going to do that, you can use this new functionality of Gmail.
Previously, users used to use third-party email clients to send a scheduled email. However, the scenario is about to be changed after the release of this new option. In other words, there is no need to use another third-party application to send scheduled email from Gmail. The best thing is this feature is available across all the platforms including Android, iOS, Web, etc. If you can open the official Gmail website, you can schedule an email. Another important thing is you can send scheduled email to the group as well.
How To Schedule Email On Gmail On Android
As mentioned earlier, this is very easy, and there is no need to install another third-party software to get it done. However, you must have to get the latest version of the Gmail app. Otherwise, it won’t work since Google has included this feature in the latest version of the Gmail app. Therefore, if you are not using the latest version of the Gmail app, open Google Play Store and update it right away.
After that, open the Gmail app on your mobile and tap the compose button. Then, select the recipient’s email address in the TO section and finish your email. In case you need to add an attachment, do that as well.
Following that, you should see a three-dotted button on your top-right corner. Tap on it and select “Schedule send” option.
Here you can find some options to set a time. You can either choose Tomorrow morning/This afternoon/Monday morning or you can simply pick a date and time according to your wish.
That’s it! The email will be sent at that time and date.
How To Schedule Email On Gmail On Web
Like the Android or iOS version, you can easily schedule email on Gmail web version. This is quite easy and not time consuming at all. To get started, open the official website of Gmail and click the Compose button. As usual, you need to finish your email.
After that, click the arrow button visible alongside the Send button. Here you can find an option called Schedule send. You need to click this option.
After that, you can select a date and time according to your requirement.
How To Edit Scheduled Email On Gmail
Let’s presume that you have made a mistake and you want to edit the email. You can do that from the mobile app as well as the web version. If you are using the Web version, you can find a label called Scheduled on your left-hand side. You need to switch to this label. Here you can find all the scheduled email. Select an email that you want to edit and click the “Cancel send” button.
After that, you can edit the email and re-schedule it accordingly.