How To Enable Undo Send In Gmail

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We regularly send lots of email to lots of persons. But have you ever thought if you send email to wrong person what will happen. We can do nothing. Just watch. An email send to a wrong person may be harmful too.


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But if you are gmail user, you can stop sending email for 30 seconds. It means you can stop sending email upto 30 seconds even you click SEND button.

Here is the process how to enable this feature:

Sign in Gmail account in Standard View.

Click Settings.

A new page will appear.

You’ll see here lots of Tabs: General, Labels, Inbox, Accounts and Import, Filters, Forwarding and POP/IMAP, Chat, Web Clips, Labs, Gadgets, Offline, Themes

Click Labs.

Go little downwards.


"undo send"


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You’ll see an option written Undo Send. By default, it is disable. Enable it.

Click Save Changes.

Gmail will again automatically load in Standard View.

Now from Settings select General tab.

Here you’ll see Undo Send option.


"enable undo send"


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Here 10, 20, 30 seconds written. It means after sending mail how long will you want to undo the mail.

Select any of these & click Save.

From now on when you send an email, you’ll see a message written over the mail – UNDO

If you want to stop the mail sending, click UNDO. It will be immediately stop sending.


Mission accomplished :)


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Deb October 3, 2012 at 9:14 pm

Nice tip Ahsan. Will try today.


manoj@smartphone October 5, 2012 at 3:44 pm

Thanks for this cool tip,,,never used it before but looks very useful
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Ahsanul Karim October 5, 2012 at 6:09 pm

Welcome for comment :)
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anshul October 6, 2012 at 11:18 am

Hi Karim!
what a wonderful tips if i do a mistake in sending a mail then i will use your tips.i like it.


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