How to enable/disable the use of keyboard shortcuts in Gmail

July 16, 2013

How to enable/disable the use of shortcuts in Gmail

How to enable/disable the use of shortcuts in Gmail – will show you how to use the keyboard shortcuts in gmail. You can use the gmail shortcuts or the combination of keys by pressing on the keyboard. But before using the available gmail keyboard shortcuts, you need to activate the use of shortcuts for gmail. Otherwise the shortcuts or the gmail hotkeys will not work. If the use of shortcuts is not enable then after pressing the gmail keyboard shortcuts nothing will be happen.

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Enable/Disable The Use Of Shortcuts in Gmail

1. Login to Gmail using your Google account ID and password.
2. Click on the setting (gear icon) present at the right side of gmail and choose “Setting“.
3. Navigate to “General” tab on the Gmail setting. (By default it will be in General tab, if not then navigate to it.)
4. Scroll down the horizontal scroll bar and you will get an option “Keyboard Shortcuts“.
5. You will get two check boxes under “Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Keyboard Shortcuts Off – This will disable the use of gmail shortcuts.
  • Keyboard Shortcuts On – This will enable the use of gmail shortcuts
Gmail Keyboard shortcuts on or off

Gmail Keyboard shortcuts on or off

6. Just Select the required checkbox and click on “Save Changes“.
7. Selected setting will be activated in Gmail and the use of shortcuts is activated/deactivated as per your choice.

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