Here are 15 gmail keyboard shortcuts that will help you to manage your emails effectively.



Before proceeding, make sure keyboard shortcuts are actived: Click the gear in the top-right corner of Gmail and selectSettings”  -> “General” -> “Keyboard shortcuts” section and select “Keyboard shortcuts on” –> Click “Save Changes” at the bottom of the page.


Manage main Gmail window

“G” then “I”: Go to inbox (Inbox).

“G” then “S”: Go to starred conversation (Starred).

“G” then “A”: Go to all mail (All mails)

“G” then “C”: Go to contact list (Contact)

“/”: search inbox and quickly put cursor in the search tab.

Manage single message

“J”: Move to next (older) email or conversation

“K”: Move to previous (newer) e-mail or conversation

“P”: Move to previous part of conversation in message

“N”: Move to next part of conversation in message

Manage message list

“X”: Select or unselect email/conversation marked

“S”: Star or unstar message

“#”: Delete selected message

“E”: Archive selected messages

“!”: Mark selected messages as spam

“Enter”: Open message

See more: 5 great gmail features you may not know


Gmail, known as Google Mail in Germany and the UK, is a free advertising-supported e-mail service provided by Google. Users may access Gmail as secure webmail as well as via POP3 or IMAP4 protocols. Gmail started as an invitation-only beta release on April 1, 2004 and it became available to the general public on February 7, 2007, though still in beta status at that time. The service was upgraded from beta status on July 7, 2009, along with the rest of the Google Apps suite.

You can store up to 15G in Gmail with a high security because Google has always been one of the safest online service provider today.

Gmail supports for multiple browsers and languages, address of the incoming and outgoing automatically entered and saved in the register.

In 2005, Gmail is second best product after Mozilla Firefox in the 100 voted PC World magazine.

In May 2014, Gmail became the first app on the Google Play Store to hit one billion installations on Android devices.

Do-you-know-about -Gmail

create a gmail account to:

  • send and receive email messages easily and quickly wherever and whenever you are.
  • Log in, use and synchronize with all Google services such as Gmail, Google Maps, Google Play, YouTube, Google Plus, Google Driver …
  • Use Gmail to sign up online accounts like Facebook.
  • Register to receive promotional notifications, Onlinenews.
  • Send documents, files of up to 15G.
  • Download apps, games and books from Google Play (HC Play – Android)


Notes before creating a Gmail account

You should delete Cache and the browser history before creating a Gmail account. The reason is if someone or you have ever used that browser to sign up mail, you may be asked to confirm registration of Gmail on the phone (can use other web browsers).

Prepare a phone number, you can use a phone number to confirm many Gmail account (optional).