12 January 2017

How to Undo/Cancel a Sent E-mail in Gmail

How to Undo/Cancel a Sent E-mail in Gmail

Many time we send wrong e-mail or message to our friends or boss or some other person. But we have to send mail to another right person. Sometimes we have to send some confidential files or personal message to some but after sending mail, we come to know that we have sent e-mail to wrong person. Its too late as we can't undo the e-mail. We want to revert back our e-mail. But undo feature is available in gmail. So we will see the solution for questions asked by many users like

How to Unsend a sent E-mail from your Gmail account?
How to Undo/Cancel a Sent E-mail in Gmail?
How to undo, delete or edit sent E-mail in Gmail?
How to Enable the Undo Button in Gmail?


Many people are unaware for this undo feature in gmail. You can Unsend your e-mail easily with gmail. So in this post I will tell you how you can enable undo feature in gmail. It hardly takes 2-3 minutes and is very easy to do. Gmail's undo feature actually waits to send your e-mail. It gives you a certain amount of time (upto 30 sec) to change your mind and prevent it from being sent to its recipient.

Undo features enable user to undo any sent e-mail up to 30 sec. You can set time before the undo option will be seen to you. It is very useful feature in gmail. You can set time from 5 sec to 30 sec according to your need. Before this time your e-mail is not sent to whom you are sending e-mail. After this time e-mail will send and undo option disappears. Using this gmail feature you can use it to stop an unwanted e-mail from reaching its recipient.

How to Undo/Cancel a Sent E-mail in Gmail?


Step 1: Login with your gmail account.

Step 2: Now click on Setting icon on top right side of page as shown in screenshot. After that click on Setting option.


Step 3: Now click on general setting tab. Now scroll down, you will see Enable Undo Send option. Tick the checkbox and choose the time before which you want to undo your e-mail. Usually 30 sec is best.


Step 4: Now go to bottom of the page and click on Save changes.


Now When you send an e-mail to someone, undo option will be seen to you till 30 sec. On clicking on undo, you can cancel the e-mail. You can see in the screenshot below.


So this is very important tutorial on How to Undo/Cancel a Sent E-mail in Gmail after sending E-mail to someone. I think everyone should enable this important feature in their gmail accounts. It is very useful feature in day to day life who use gmail frequently. It smooths out our work with gmail.

I hope you get help from the above gmail undo tutorial. If you like the above post then don't forget to share with your friends on social media.

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