How Unsend in Gmail Can Help You Save Your Career

Gmail’s Undo option is a useful feature that comes in handy when you need to change your mind about sending an email quickly.

It’s only available for a limited amount of time, but if you act fast enough, you can undo the process and avoid any potential embarrassment.

Fortunately, these options are available on both Android and Web users !

How to unsend an email in Gmail on a computer ?

  1. As soon as you hit the “Send” button on composing windows, look for the pop-up in the lower left of your screen. There you have the “undo” option.

  2. After undoing the email you will be redirected again to the composing windows.

how to unsend email in desktop

How to unsend an email in Gmail on a mobile device?

The process is the same as the desktop version even on iPhone, iPad, or Android devices.

  1. As soon as you hit the “Send” button on composing windows, look for the pop-up in the lower bottom of your screen. There you have the “undo” option.

  2. After undoing the email you will be redirected again to the composing windows.

how to unsend email in mobile

How to change the "Undo Send" option time ?

By default, your Gmail is set to 5-second timing to un send an email. Luckily, Gmail is offering a maximum of 30 seconds for this option.

To change the time follow the instructions below.

1. On your computer, go to Gmail

2. In the top right, click Settings Settingsand then See all settings.

3. Next to “Undo Send,” select a Send cancellation period of 5, 10, 20, or 30 seconds.

how to change unsend time in gmail

NOTE  –  There is no option to change “un send” emails available in Mobile App versions by far now.

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