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How to use keyboard shortcuts for Mailbutler features in Gmail

What are Mailbutler keyboard short-cuts

In Mailbutler Chrome extension, you have the option of setting keyboard short-cuts for particular features.  This allows you to use your favorite features with just a few taps on the keyboard instead of clicking on the feature icon.

Short-cuts are available for the following Mailbutler features:

  • Add notes to drafts and messages
  • Add tasks to drafts or messages
  • Snooze emails and conversations
  • Create a new message from templates
  • Create followup tasks
  • Templates preview
  • Schedule an email
  • Open signature presets
  • Open snippet collection
  • Open tracking settings
  • Start external attachment upload

In your Gmail inbox, you can see the shortcut keys for various features simply by hovering the mouse over the desired feature. So for example, the image below shows the shortcut keys for Followup Reminder as Alt + F

Screenshot of Mailbutler features keyboard shortcuts displayed under Follow-up Reminder feature

Where to find the list of feature short-cuts

  1. Right-click on the Options icon in your Chrome browser and click on  More Tools in the drop-down menuscreenshot of More Tools option in chrome
  2. Next click on Extensions from the list of Tools
  3. In the Extensions page that opens, locate the Mailbutler tab and click on DetailsScreenshot of Mailbutler tab in Chrome Extensions page
  4. Now turn on Developer Mode by shifting the button to the right as shown in the image belowScreenshot of Mailbutler Developer Mode turned on
  5. Next, scroll down on the page to Extension options and click on it Screenshot of Extensions Options tab in Mailbutler Developer page
  6. Your Mailbutler feature short-cuts will be displayed and you can change the shortcut keys as you pleaseScreenshot of Mailbutler feature short-cuts

How to change the feature short-cuts

You can create your own keyboard shortcuts for various features for easy recollection.

  1. First, access the Mailbutler keyboard shortcuts page by following steps 1 to 7 above
  2. Scroll down to your preferred feature and click on the corresponding shortcut keysScreenshot of Mailbutler shortcut keys for Chrome extension
  3. Now press your new shortcut keys to record Screenshot of how to edit shortcut keys for Mailbutler features in chrome extensionThe new keys will be recorded and you can now use them in your Gmail

How to Use keyboard shortcuts in Gmail

  1. Click Compose to open the New message box
  2. Press the shortcut keys for the desired feature to use it

 

 

 

Updated on August 14, 2018

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