Google has finally announced the 'Undo Send' feature in the web version of Gmail. This was one of the most awaited feature in Gmail service.
Now the search engine giant has officially added the option to the main settings of Gmail web version. The Google's new email app, Inbox by Gmail, also supports the Undo Send feature.
Google first introduced Undo Send feature back in March 2009, but was located in Labs section of Gmail. The Labs for Gmail is where Google tests out its new features for the services and users have to manually enable them to use.
As the name suggest, Undo Send will allow users to retrieve back the mails like wrong addressed mail. The feature lets users to unsent the mail with a set of time period between 5 and 30 seconds.
If you make a typo error or regret sending a message, you can easily undo the action by enabling 'Undo Send' features. Here is how to enable the Undo Send feature in the Gmail on web version.
- Navigate to the Gmail Settings icon in the menu located just below your profile photo and click on Settings.
- Now scroll down to 'Undo Send' and click Enable.
- Set the cancellation period between 5 and 30 seconds.
- Click Save Changes at the bottom of the page.
Gmail delays sending the message for a few seconds. So if you don't select "Undo" within the alloted time limit, your message will be sent. "Undo send" may not work if you experience connection issues.