Most of us want to recall an email in Gmail because sometimes, we send mail to a wrong person or sometimes you send a wrong mail to your clients or other people. We do this mistake many times but recalling email give you an option to get back your mail to drafts section and you can make edit work easily on it then you again send it to a right person. 

This feature is very useful in office work.

How to Recall an email in Gmail on mobile

On Android and IOS devices, you will get the option of recall in Gmail app. you will get the option automatically in Gmail app.

  1. Open the app: Open your Gmail app and sign in.
    Recall an Email in Gmail
  2. Tap on compose: Tap on the compose icon option at the top right corner to send a mail.
    Recall an Email in Gmail
  3. Type the mail: Type the mail ID of the person whom you want to send a mail.
  4. Write the mail: Now write your subject and mail, you want to share and tap on the send option at the right corner at the top.
    Recall an Email in Gmail
  5. Tap ‘undo’: Now app will show the ‘undo’ option at the bottom. Now you can undo it easily by tapping this.
    Recall an Email in Gmail

You can do it quickly after sending it. File will be stored in drafts where you can make changes to your mail.

Steps to recall an email in Gmail

This service is applicable in Mobile and desktop both. You can easily recall your send mail in Gmail by following these steps:

  1. Open the browser: Open your preferred browser on desktop.
    Recall an Email in Gmail
  2. Sign in with Gmail: Open Gmail and sign in to your Gmail account.
    Recall an Email in Gmail
  3. Click on the settings icon tab: You see settings icon at the top right corner. Click on it.
    Recall an Email in Gmail
  4. Click on the ‘settings’: Tap the option of ‘settings’ in given all options.
    Recall an Email in Gmail
  5. Go to ‘general’: Settings will open from the ‘general’. If you don’t see this option, then click on ‘general’ option which is the first option in horizontal line at the top.
  6. Go to ‘undo send’ option: You will find various option in this tab. In ‘undo send’ option, you can easily choose the time for how much seconds, you want endo send option in your mail that you can recall it quickly.
    Recall an Email in Gmail
  7. Choose the send cancellation period: Select the time on your preference. You will see number 5 to 60 which is time in seconds. 60 seconds is the best choice. You will get one minute for recalling your mail.
    Recall an Email in Gmail
  8. Click on ‘save changes’: Click on ‘save changes’ option at the bottom to save your settings for recalling the mail.
    Recall an Email in Gmail

Now you can recall your mails easily by using undo button. It will appear whenever you send a mail to someone. It will give you the time which you have chosen in settings to recall it.

30 or 60 seconds is enough to find out mistakes in the end that you can undo it quickly. If you undo the mail, it will be send to the drafts where you can make changes in the mail and send it again.

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