Reply to Gmail messages

You can reply only to the person who sent you an email, or to everyone who received the email.  

 

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Reply to messages

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Gmail app .
  2. Open the message.
  3. At the bottom of the message, tap Reply Reply or Reply all Reply all . ​Tip: Suggested phrases might show up based on the email you received. To quickly start your reply, tap a phrase. You can edit your reply before sending.
  4. Tap Send Send.

Turn off Nudges

You might see old emails at the top of your inbox with a suggestion to reply or follow up. 

To hide these suggestions:

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Gmail app .
  2. On the left, tap the Menu Menuand then Settings.
  3. In the "Nudges" section, uncheck Suggest emails to reply to or Suggest emails to follow up on.

Turn off Smart Reply

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Gmail app .
  2. On the left, tap the Menu Menuand then Settings.
  3. Tap your account.
  4. Next to "Smart Reply," uncheck the box.
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