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. In Gmail, click Settings Settingsand thenSettings.
  2. At the top, click Advanced.
  3. In the Templates section, select Enable.
  4. At the bottom, click Save Changes.

Create a new or change a template" "

  1. Open Gmail and click Compose.
  2. In the Compose window, enter your template text.
  3. Click More Moreand 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 a template" "

  1. Open Gmail and click Compose.
  2. Click More Moreand 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 a template" "

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

Automate templates" "

  1. In the search box at the top, click the Down arrow Down Arrow.
  2. Enter your search criteria.
  3. At the bottom of the search window, click Create filter.
  4. Choose what you’d like the filter to do.
  5. Click Create filter.
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