Here’s how to schedule an email in Gmail

Here’s how to schedule an email in Gmail
  • You can schedule an email in Gmail without any hassle.
  • The schedule email feature is available on both the browser site and the mobile app.
  • You can schedule up 100 emails at a time and edit them before their scheduled send time.
Google introduced the scheduling feature in Gmail in April 2019. Now, users can schedule any email they want to send while composing the mail. You can select the time of your or your recipient’s convenience before an email. Before the introduction of this feature on Gmail, users were required to use third-party add-ons to schedule an email.

Scheduling an email has plenty of benefits for marketeers, students, professionals and others. Marketing professionals can use the scheduling feature to their advantage by scheduling important promotional mails at a time when the user is likely to open it. Other professionals and students can schedule their work and assignments around the deadline. If you are here to know how to schedule an email in Gmail on desktop browser or mobile app, follow these simple steps.

How to schedule an email on desktop browser.

  • Open Login in to your account if you are not already logged in.
  • Compose an email and add the recipient’s email address.
  • Do not click ‘Send’ but click on the drop down button next to it and select Schedule send.
  • A small pop-up will show up that will show you some suggested times which you can choose to schedule the email, else click the ‘Pick date & time’ option to customise it as per your requirement.
  • Click on ‘Schedule send’ after selecting the date and time.

How to schedule an email on mobile app.


  • Open the Gmail app on your phone.
  • Compose an email and add the recipient’s email address.
  • Tap on the three dot menu at the top right of your screen.
  • Tap ‘Schedule send’ and you will see some suggestions to schedule the mail.
  • If you choose any of the suggestions, it will send the mail at the selected time, else tap on ‘Pick date & time’ to customize the scheduling.
  • Select date and time as per your preference and tap on ‘Schedule send’.
You can view your scheduled email and also cancel the schedule. Here’s how to do it.

How to view and cancel scheduled email.

  • Go to the main page of the Gmail app or browser site.
  • Scroll down and tap on the ‘Scheduled’ folder.
  • You can view the scheduled emails here.
  • To cancel the sending of a scheduled email, click on the desired mail in the ‘Scheduled’ folder.
  • Tap on ‘Cancel Send’ and the message will move to the ‘Drafts’ folder.
You can schedule up to 100 emails in Gmail and edit them before their scheduled send time.

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