Show Menu

Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts by

Cheat Sheet for Gmail : Shortcut keys, tips
gmail     google     shortcuts     keyboard     email

Gmail Navigation

Back to threadlist (or refresh thread­list)
u
Newer / older conver­sation
k / j
Open conver­sation ; collap­se/­expand
o or Enter
Read pr­evious / next message
p / n
Go to next inbox section
`
Go to previous inbox section
~

Gmail Jumping

Open Inbox
g then i
Open St­arred conver­sations
g then s
Open Sent messages
g then t
Open Drafts
g then d
Open All messages
g then a
Open Co­ntacts
g then c
Go to Buzz
g then b
Go to label
g then l
Go to Tasks
g then k

Gmail Threadlist selection

select all conver­sations
* then a
deselect all conver­sations
* then n
select read conver­sations
* then r
select unread conver­sations
* then u
select st­arred conver­sations
* then s
select unsarred conver­sations
* then t

Gmail Tips and tricks

Press u to refresh the threadlist
 
For multi selection, select a conver­sation then shift­+click another one to select all the conver­sations in between
 
Add EOM (end of message) in the subject to avoid the no-tex­t-i­n-body warning
 

Gmail Applic­ation

co­mpose
c
compose with cc added
d
compose with cc and bcc added
b
search
/
focus chat contact search
q
open shortcut help
?

Gmail Search syntax

From
from:[arg]
To
to:[arg]
Label
label:­[arg]
Subject
subjec­t:[arg]
Doesn't contain
-[arg]
Has attachment
has:at­tac­hment
Attachment filename
filena­me:­[fi­lename]
Before (date)
before­:20­11/­11/20
After (date)
after:­201­1/11/20
OR operator
from:annie OR from:david
Mailing lists
list:[arg]
Group words
subjec­t:(­word1 word2)
Search in all boxes (except spam & trash)
in:any­where
Search in a specific box
in:trash in:inbox in:spam
Search specific messages
is:starred is:read is:unread
Search in chats
is:chat
Search for copy recipients
cc:[arg] bcc:[arg]
[arg] can be a word, or an email adress
[filename] can be a filename or a part of a filename
 

Gmail Actions

move focus to toolbar
,
select conver­sation
x
rotate superstar
s
remove label
y
archive
e
ignore conver­sation
m
report as spam
!
open mov­e-to menu
v
move to trash
#
reply
r
reply in a new window
Shift+r
reply all
a
reply all in a new window
Shift+a
fo­rward
f
fo­rward in a new window
Shift+f
update conver­sation
Shift+n
send mail
Tab then Enter
focus last chat mole
Esc
remove and go previous / next
] / [
archive and go previous / next
} / {
undo last action
z
open more actions menu
.
open labels menu
l
mark as read
Shift+i
mark as unread
Shift+u
mark unread from the selected message
_
save draft
Ctrl+s
mark as important
+ or =
mark as not important
-
like / unlike buzz
Shift+l
sneak peek
h
make a phone call
g then p
launch Old Snakey
&
add conver­sation to tasks
Shift+t

Download the Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts

1 Page
//media.cheatography.com/storage/thumb/fredv_gmail.750.jpg

PDF (recommended)

Alternative Downloads

Thank The Author!

You can use Flattr to thank the author of this cheat sheet!

Like this cheat sheet? Check out our sponsors!

Readability-Score.com is a collection of tools to make your writing better. More readabile content means higher conversion rates and better reader engagement. Measure website and document readability, measure keyword density and more!

Click Here To Get Started!

 

Comments

wattslevi wattslevi, 10:02 28 Nov 11

Cool sheet. Thanks for sharing.

DaveChild DaveChild, 10:02 28 Nov 11

Great cheat sheet, fred! Lots of useful info. I use gmail, and I had no idea about most of these shortcuts.

danh danh, 10:02 28 Nov 11

I agree. These are all new to me!

fredv fredv, 10:02 28 Nov 11

I have modified the order : now shortcut keys is at the right.. I think it's better like that

Drillerly Drillerly, 07:03 7 Dec 11

hi there i am fresh member here so i simply just need to launch me personally as well as say hola

ryanh ryanh, 08:57 26 Feb 14

Is there a shortcut for "Go to Category"? Ever since Gmail switched to using categories recently, the "Go to label" shortcut doesn't work for categories.

Add a Comment

Your Comment

Please enter your name.

    Please enter your email address

      Please enter your Comment.

          Related Cheat Sheets

          VLC (Windows & OS X) Keyboard Shortcuts
          Ubuntu Compose Key Combinations Cheat Sheet

          More Cheat Sheets by fredv

          EQ tips Cheat Sheet
          Qlikview v10 Reference Keyboard Shortcuts
          Google Documents shortcut keys Cheat Sheet