Keyboard shortcuts for Gmail

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Save time navigating in Gmail by using keyboard shortcuts.

Shortcuts you can use

If you plug an external keyboard into your Android device, you can use the shortcuts below. This works with most kinds of external keyboards.

Action Shortcut
Compose a new email c
Archive an email e
Send an email Ctrl + Enter
Save a draft Ctrl + s
Refresh your inbox Ctrl + u
Open selected conversation o or Enter
Expand or collapse an email in a conversation Enter
Open the side menu Ctrl + m
Open Settings Ctrl + ,
Open Help & Feedback Ctrl + /
Cut, copy, or paste Ctrl + x, Ctrl + c, or Ctrl + v
Select all Ctrl + a
Reply all a
Mark as read Shift + i
Mark as unread Shift + u
Print Ctrl + p
Undo z
Mark as spam !
Delete #
Mute m
Forward f
Reply r
Close compose and save Ctrl + w
Next conversation j
Previous conversation k
Search
Clear search
Close search
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