How to Schedule an Email on Gmail with Boomerang

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There are several email services out there but Gmail is just the best and that’s why we rely on it. After trying out several email services, we came to realize that Gmail is simply the best amongst other.

The interface of Gmail is very user-friendly, that’s why we can compose and email and send it to our recipients as fast as possible. It’s very easy composing an email on Gmail as there are no difficulties with its surfaces. Moreover it has many interesting features in it.

Most times, when composing an email, the thought of not sending it immediately comes in. You either want to send it later because you have an important task at hand or because you’ve lost internet access. In such situations, the feature of scheduling emails on Gmail rescues you.

Boomerang

If you do make use of Gmail email services regularly, then you must be aware that the scheduling feature has not been launched yet. However, there’s still a way as you can still schedule an email.

For you to schedule an email on gmail, you’ll need a tool called Boomerang which is a Chrome extension and it works very well on computers or even smartphones.

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Desktop

Here’s how you can schedule an email on Gmail using Chrome browser on your desktop.

Step 1: First sign in to your Google account and then open Gmail.

Step 2: Head over to the Chrome website at www.chrome.google.com/webstore

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Step 3: Search for Boomerang for Gmail as a Chrome extension in the Chrome webstore and then add the extension to your web browser.

Step 4: Open your Gmail account in case you haven’t opened already

Step 5: As soon as you click on Compose, you will notice a new option at the bottom of the message box named as ‘Send later’.

Step 6: Compose your email in the message box like you do normally and then click ‘Send later’ menu to specify the time you want to send the email.

Step 7: You have the option of selecting it from 1 hour to 1 month or you can also set the exact time you want to send your email to someone.

Step 8: The tool can be authenticated by permitting pop-ups.

Step 9: Once you hit the ‘Send later’ button, your email will be scheduled and will be sent on that specified time.

Android Smartphone

You can also schedule an email on your Gmail account while using an Android smartphone. Let’s see how you can go about it.

Step 1: First of all, install the Boomerang Mail app on your smartphone from the Google Playstore.

Step 2: Once the app is installed on your phone, open the app and then select Gmail.

Step 3: Now, you will be asked to configure your Gmail ID and password in the app.

Step 4: After your Gmail account has been configured by the app, you can compose your email in the app and then tap ‘Send later’.

Step 5: Select the time and date you want to send your email

Step 6: After specifying the time and date, simply hit ‘Send later’ and then your email will be scheduled.

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