Undo Sent email in Gmail- ‘Undo Send’ Option. Nowadays, in this technological era you often send and receive several e-mails on a daily basis. For that purpose, there are many free and paid E-mail service providers available in the market. Here in this particular article, I will talk of Gmail service (provided by Google) which is one of the most popular and widely used free services around the globe.
At some point of time in your life, You may have come across with problems like, just after sending a mail from your Gmail Account, suddenly you release that you should not have said that or written that or should have attached some docs before sending a mail to the intended person. As a general rule, what you will do is sending another mail and may apologize for your mistake and attach the missed points or things as the case it may be.
Undo Sent email in Gmail- ‘Undo Send’ Option
But what if I say there is a way that can save you from this whole dilemma. Yes, Gmail facilitates you with a feature (recently introduced ) that allows you to undo the sent e-mail up to a time that you have already set while enabling this particular feature in your Gmail Account. By default, this undo sent mail feature is disabled. That is why; you have to manually enable it in your Gmail Account.
Now, let us discuss the steps to be followed in order to enable the Undo sent feature in your Gmail Account:
Step 1: Firstly, click on the Gear icon and select setting.
Step 2: Now, click on the General tab at the left corner as shown below.
Step 3: Then, search for Undo Send option in the General settings.
Step 4: Now, enable the checkbox and set the send cancellation period to 5, 10, 20 or 30 seconds as per your need.
Step 5: Finally, click Save Changes at the end of the page.
And you are done. So, in this way you can undo any sent mail within the time that you have set in send cancellation period. I hope this would help. For any doubts, do comment below.