Take action in Gmail using right-click context menu

Judy Cobb
February 13, 2019

With an update that is rolling out now to G Suite users, the right-click just got a helluva lot more useful. It's unclear when the feature will come to all Gmail users; we've asked Google and will update this article when we hear from them.

Always about the giant Google, in the past few hours, the company has announced the launch of a programming interface for Google Docs that allows developers to automate many common tasks (such as entering text, changing the formatting or managing lists). You can use the web app, or an app on your phone. Right now, the only options provided are delete, archive, mark as unread, and move to tab. When the expanded menu rolls out, you'll also be able to quickly reply to or forward an email with one click. Google seems to have realized as much, and it's now expanding the right-click menu to include several other items. With the latest addition, users can take more actions directly from a message. Additionally, users can search for all emails from a sender or, if they have conversation view turned off, search for all emails with the same subject.

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Finally, us Gmail users get a right click menu on our emails. You'll also be able to use Control and Click on a Mac and the Windows key in Windows. Scheduled release domains (in which users get features at least a week after they're released publicly) will get the feature beginning February 22.

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