How can I unsend an email on Gmail?

Technology | Maria Jhon

Feb 11, 2021

Gmail is an email service platform provided by Google. It can be used for various purposes like Sharing documents, images, videos, etc to any part of the world, all you need to have is a Gmail Account. Gmail also provides us the facility of sending and receiving emails in a bulk. It has billions of users on a world wide basis. You can even own multiple Gmail accounts. It is very common among users that an email is sent by mistake to someone they didn’t want to. If you are wondering that how to recall an email in Gmail after 10 minutes, the answer is you can. Hence, read the blog in order to fix your issue.

Steps to unsend an Email on a Gmail account.

Gmail provides a feature where the email sent by mistake can be recalled. Thus, if you have sent an email by mistake and want to save yourself from any kind of embarrassment, then follow the steps of how to recall mails given below.

  • At first you have to login to your Gmail account with your email id and password.
  • Then go to the setting and click on the general tab.
  • There you will find the ‘Undo Send’ option.
  • Then you have to enable the Undo Send option.
  • Then you will be required to click on the cancellation period which ranges from 5-30 seconds.
  • Then you have to click on the ‘save changes’ option. And now you will be able to unsend the mails you have sent by mistake.

And after enabling these settings you will get the undo option on the left-hand bottom of the screen. And from now if you will send an email by mistake then you can directly undo it by hitting on the screen within your chosen time span. Users who don’t know about Gmail numeric code: 1010, and then you can simply look for the solution and solve it instantly.

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Maria is one of the senior digital leaders and strategists with a core skillset in digital marketing, digital transformation. Her international best-selling book – Digital Marketing Strategy has been used in many universities and institutes around the world available in many languages. Maria’s consulting experience includes offering suggestions to global corporations and start-ups that have delivered significant brand growth.