Create email templates

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Tips

Tired of typing the same reply every time someone sends you email with a common question? Compose your reply once and save the email as a template. Later, you can open the template and send it again with just a few clicks.

Enable templates" "

  1. Open Gmail.
  2. At the top right, click Settings Settingsand thenSee all settings.
  3. At the top, click Advanced.
  4. In the Templates section, select Enable.
  5. At the bottom, click Save Changes.

Create or change templates" "

Note: You can create up to 50 templates.

  1. Open Gmail and click Compose.
  2. In the Compose window, enter your template text.
  3. Click More and thenTemplates.
  4. Choose an option:
    • To create a new template, click Save draft as templateand thenSave as new template.
    • To change a previously saved template, click Save draft as template and under Overwrite Template, choose a template and click Save to overwrite it.
  5. (Optional) To send an email, compose your message and click Send.

Insert templates" "

  1. Open Gmail and click Compose.
  2. Click More and thenTemplates.
  3. To insert a template, under Insert template, choose a saved template to insert in your email.
  4. Compose the rest of your message and click Send.

Delete templates" "

  1. Open Gmail and click Compose.
  2. Click More and thenTemplate.
  3. To delete a template, click Delete template, choose the template you want to delete, and click Delete.

Automate sending email with templates" "

  1. In the search box at the top, click the Down arrow .
  2. Enter your search criteria.
  3. At the bottom of the search window, click Create filter.
  4. Select the Send template box and choose a template.
  5. Click Create filter.
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