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What is a Mailbutler Action

The Mailbutler Essential and Professional plans allow customers to try the additional email productivity features in the Professional or Business plans at no extra cost. The use of any one of these additional features is what is referred to as an ‘action’.

Mailbutler Action for Professional Plan users

Mialbutler users on the Professional plan can enjoy 30 free Business actions each month.

This means that one action is consumed when you use one of the following Business  Plan features:

  • when you create public tasks or notes
  • each time you use link tracking
  • by using creating a shared signature template
  • when you check tracking details
  • in setting a follow-up reminder
  • when you create and share message templates
  • when you check contact details

Mailbutler Action for Essential Plan users

The Mailbutler Essential plan offers customers 30 free Professional or Business actions each month.

This means that one action is consumed when you use one of the following Professional or Business features:

  • when you send an email later
  • each time you create a note or task
  • by using a Mailbutler signature
  • when you track an email
  • in setting a follow-up reminder
  • when you snooze an email
  • when you create message or snippet template

So what happens when you use up all your actions for the month? Don’t worry. As an essential plan user, Mailbutler makes it possible for you to continue using your favorite Professional and Business features by activating “sponsored actions“.

Once activated,  a sponsored Mailbutler link to our website will be added to the bottom of your outgoing emails.

How to Activate Sponsored Actions

The following window will pop-up when you try to use a Professional or Business feature after you have used up all 30 free actions in one month.

Image of Mailbutler window that pops up when you have used all your mailbutler free actions for the month
Mailbutler sponsored actions pop-up


You can then either:

  1. Click UPGRADE and get the Professional or Business plan in order to have an unlimited amount of actions or
  2. Click Activate sponsored actions and close the window. Mailbutler will add a sponsored link to outgoing emails until the end of the month.

Features available

By checking “Activate sponsored actions” you have unlimited access to the following features:

  • Send Later
  • Public Task
  • Public Note
  • Signature
  • Tracking
  • Tracking Details
  • Message Template
  • Snippets

How to deactivate Sponsored Actions

Apple Mail

  1. Open Apple Mail
  2. Next, click Mail in the menu bar on the top left of your screen.
  3. Now, click “Preferences
  4. Finally, go to the Mailbutler tab and click/ unclick “Use sponsored actions“ to activate/deactivate them accordingly.


Follow the steps below to disable ‘actions’ in Gmail.

  1. First, open Google Chrome
  2. Click the Mailbutler logo at the top right
  3. Now, click the settings button at the bottom right
  4. Then click Options
  5. Finally, click the button under Sponsored Actions to switch it on or off
Updated on March 22, 2018

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