Undo Sent Email

undo sent email

You might have experienced “undo deleted emails” from trash until now. But did you ever thought to undo sent email? Suppose that you made a mistake while composing an email to you boss or some officials. And you came to know the mistake just after you tapped on the send button. Can we escape from getting caught for that mistake?

You may think that it’s a minor mistake, but if that small mistake comes into the sight of the receiver, that might give a negative impression on you. So, make sure that you send a correct text to the right person. Unfortunately, if this happens, you need not worry. Because there is an option “undo sent email” in Gmail. This will help you only if you notice the mistake in the sent email within a few seconds. It should be within 5-10 seconds after you click the send button on the Gmail account.

Did you ever think how the result of a wrong text would be? If it is an official email, it would create a negative impression on you. And think if you have sent the email to a wrong person. What if the text is all about scolding your boss or someone else, that would give you back a serious issue. But it’s a good thing that we have an option to undo sent email from a Gmail account.

Know how to get the “undo sent email” option on your Gmail account. It’s just a simple process to enable the option. Here we go.

Step 1: Sign in to your Gmail account.

Step 2: First send an email to one of your friends and check if the undo sent email is visible on the top of the email list after you tap on the send button. If not proceed with the below steps. Otherwise, you can directly click on “Undo” option on the top of the emails soon after sending an email.

Step 3: Tap on the gear button on the top-right corner of the screen in your Gmail account.

Step 4: Click on the “Settings” option from the drop-down menu

Step 5: Scroll down to see the “Undo Send” option. You will see a check box adjacent to Enable Undo Send. Check that box and set the time for send cancellation. You can set 5, 10, 20, and 30 seconds. This is the time period within which you have to tap on the “Undo” option to cancel sent email.

Enable undo sent

Step 6: Scroll down to last and tap on “Save changes”. Now you have set to cancel your sent email within a particular time period.

This is the easiest way to escape your bad revert on a wrong email sent to a wrong person. You can now Undo sent email from your Gmail account.

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