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The Minimalistic Gmail Cheat Sheet

THE MINIMALISTIC

GMAIL CHEAT SHEET



TO TURN THESE SHORTCUTS ON OR OFF



CLICK THE GEAR ICON IN THE UPPER RIGHT, THEN SELECT SETTINGS.

CHOOSE THE OPTION NEXT TO "KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS" TO TURN THEM ON.



C

ALLOWS YOU TO

COMPOSE A NEW

MESSAGE



SHIFT + C

ALLOWS YOU TO C

OMPOSE A MESSAGE

IN A NEW WINDOW



/

PUTS YOUR CURSOR

IN THE SEARCH BOX



K

MOVES YOUR CURSOR

TO A MORE RECENT

CONVERSATION



APPLIES FOR CONTACT LIST ALSO

J

MOVES YOUR CURSOR

TO THE NEXT OLDEST

CONVERSATION



ENTER OR 0

OPENS YOUR CONVERSATION

ALSO EXPANDS OR COLLAPSES

A MESSAGE IF YOU ARE IN

"CONVERSATION VIEW"



N

MOVES YOUR CURSOR

TO THE NEXT MESSAGE

(ONLY APPLICABLE IN

'CONVERSATION VIEW')



P

MOVES YOUR CURSOR

TO THE PREVIOUS MESSAGE

(ONLY APPLICABLE IN

'CONVERSATION VIEW')



U

REFRESHES YOUR PAGE AND

RETURNS YOU TO THE INBOX,

LIST OF CONVERSATIONS, OR

CONTACT LIST



E OR Y

ARCHIVE YOUR

CONVERSATION

FROM ANY VIEW



M

ARCHIVES THE CONVERSATION,

AND ALL FUTURE MESSAGES

SKIP THE INBOX UNLESS SENT

OR CC'D DIRECTLY TO YOU



X

AUTOMATICALLY CHECKS

AND SELECTS A CONVERSATION

OR CONTACT



S

ADDS OR REMOVES A STAR TO A

MESSAGE OR CONVERSATION

STARTS ALLOW YOU TO GIVE A MESSAGE

OR CONVERSATION A SPECIAL STATUS



+

HELPS GMAIL LEARN WHAT'S

IMPORTANT TO YOU BY MARKING

MISCLASSIFIED MESSAGES.

(SPECIFIC TO PRIORITY INBOX)



-

HEPS GMAIL LEARN WHAT'S NOT

IMPORTANT TO YOU BY MARKING

MISCLASSIFIED MESSAGES.

(SPECIFIC TO PRIORITY INBOX)



SHIFT + 1

MARKS A MESSAGE AS SPAM

AND REMOVES IT FROM YOUR

CONVERSATION LIST



R

REPLIES TO THE MESSAGE

SENDER



SHIFT + R

ALOWS YOU TO REPLY TO A

MESSAGE IN A NEW WINDOW.

(ONLY APPLICABLE IN

'CONVERSATION VIEW')



A

REPLIES TO ALL

MESSAGE RECIPIENTS



SHIFT + A

ALLOWS YOU TO REPLY TO ALL

MESSAGE RECIPIENTS IN A NEW

WINDOW. (ONLY APPLICABLE

IN 'CONVERSATION VIEW')



F

FORWARDS A MESSAGE



SHIFT + F

ALLOWS YOU TO FORWARD A

MESSAGE IN A NEW WINDOW.

(ONLY APPLICABLE IN

'CONVERSATION VIEW')



ESC

REMOVES THE CURSOR

FROM YOUR CURRENT

INPUT FIELD



SHIFT + 3

MOVES THE CONVERSATION

TO TRASH OR DELETES

CONTACT PERMANENTLY



L

OPENS THE LABELS MENU

TO LABEL A CONVERSATION



V

MOVES THE CONVERSATION

FROM THE INBOX TO A

DIFFERENT LABEL, SPAM

OR TRASH



SHIFT + I

MARKS YOUR MESSAGE AS

'READ' AND SKIP TO THE

NEXT MESSAGE.



SHIFT + U

MARKS YOUR MESSAGE AS

'READ' AND SKIP TO THE

NEXT MESSAGE.



[

REMOVES THE CURRENT VIEW'S

LABEL FROM YOUR CONVERSATION,

ARCHIVES, AND MOVES TO

THE PREVIOUS ONE



]

REMOVES THE CURRENT VIEW'S

LABEL FROM YOUR CONVERSATION,

ARCHIVES, AND MOVES TO

THE NEXT ONE



Z

UNDOES YOUR PREVIOUS

ACTION, IF POSSIBLE

(WORKS FOR ACTIONS

WITH AN 'UNDO' LINK)



SHIFT + N

UPDATES YOUR CURRENT

CONVERSATION WHEN

THERE ARE NEW

MESSAGES



Q

MOVES YOUR CURSOR

DIRECTLY TO THE CHAT

SEARCH BOX



.

DISPLAYS THE 'MORE

ACTIONS' DROP-DOWN

MENU



CTRL +

MOVES FROM EDIT

FIELD IN YOUR CHAT

WINDOW TO EMOTIONS

PRESS ENTER TO OPEN



SHIFT + /

DISPLAYS THE KEYBOARD

SHORTCUTS HELP MENU

WITHIN ANY PAGE

YOU'RE ON



L

OPENS THE GROUPS

BUTTON TO GROUP

CONTACTS



TAB THEM ENTER

AFTER COMPOSING YOUR

MESSAGE, USE THIS COMBINATION

TO SEND IT AUTOMATICALLY



Y THEN 0

ARCHIVES YOUR

CONVERSATION AND

MOVES TO THE NEXT ONE



G THEN A

TAKES YOU TO 'ALL

MAIL,' THE STORAGE



G THEN S

TAKES YOU TO ALL

CONVERSATIONS

YOU HAVE STARRED



G THEN C

TAKES YOU TO YOUR

CONTACTS LIST



G THEN D

TAKES YOU TO ALL

DRAFTS YOU HAVE

SAVED



G THEN L

TAKES YOU TO THE SEARCH

BOX WITH THE "LABEL;"

OPERATOR FILLED IN FOR

YOU



G THEN I

RETURNS YOU

TO THE INBOX



G THEN T

TAKES YOU TO ALL

MAIL YOU'VE SENT



* THEN A

SELECTS ALL MAIL



* THEN N

DESELECTS ALL MAIL



* THEN R

SELECTS ALL MAIL

YOU'VE READ



* THEN U

SELECTS ALL

UNREAD MAIL



* THEN S

SELECTS ALL

STARRED MAIL



* THEN T

SELECTS ALL

UNSTARRED MAIL

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