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How do I schedule an email with Send Later?

Mailbutler’s Send Later feature allows you to write an email and schedule for it to be delivered at a later date and time. 

Note: The Send Later Feature should not be used to create email blasts or campaigns. Scheduling large batches of emails (more than 100) can result in a failure to send. This limit is due to most users’ servers, not because of Mailbutler.

Schedule an email with Send Later

Send Later for Apple Mail

1. Open Apple Mail.

2. Start composing your email.

3. Click on Send Later button to schedule your email.

4. You have the option to choose between different time intervals. Choose a special date, time distance, (e.g. 7 days from today) or a custom time and date. After you have decided on a certain time and date, click Schedule.

5. Your scheduled email is now saved in the folder Mailbutler – Scheduled.

6. Click on the message to reschedule, unschedule or make changes to your email if needed.

Your scheduled emails will be delivered even if your computer is off at the scheduled time.

How does Send Later work?

Mailbutler moves the email to the Scheduled Emails folder on the user’s email server. The email will stay there until the scheduled time. We don’t save the email on our server nor do we send it from there.

Compatibility Mode

Email accounts where scheduling fail can be set to run in Compatibility Mode. If enabled, emails are scheduled locally. Please note that for this work Mail must be kept open on the Mac the email was scheduled from.

Send Later for Gmail

1. Open Gmail.

2. Start composing your email.

3. After composing your message, click on the Send Later button to schedule your email.

Mailbutler's send later button in Gmail

4. Choose between a special date, a distance in time (e.g. 7 days from today) or a custom time and date when you want to send your email. After selecting your desired time and date, click Confirm to schedule your message.

Click confirm to schedule your email

5. Your scheduled email is now saved as a draft in the folder Mailbutler – Scheduled

Your scheduled email is now in the folder Mailbutler - Scheduled

6. Clicking on the email will open it in a new message window. Click on the clock icon to either disable or reschedule your email. Disable your scheduled email by clicking on the disable button. Reschedule it by choosing between one of the 3 options. To save the rescheduling of your email, click confirm.

You can disable the scheduling of your email or reschedule them.

Your scheduled emails will be delivered even if your computer is off at the scheduled time.

How does Send Later work?

Mailbutler moves the email to the Scheduled Emails folder on the user’s email server. The email will stay there until the scheduled time. We don’t save the email on our server nor do we send it from there.

Send Later for Outlook

1. Open Outlook.

2. Start composing an email.

3. Once finished, open the Mailbutler add-in and scroll down to the Send Later section.

Mailbutler add-in for Outlook

4. Select when you want your email to be sent and click on the Schedule button.

Send later in Outlook

5. You can now close the compose window.

6. You can find your scheduled emails in your Drafts folder.

Your scheduled emails will be delivered even if your computer is off at the scheduled time.

How does Send Later work?

Mailbutler moves the email to the Scheduled Emails folder on the user’s email server. The email will stay there until the scheduled time. We don’t save the email on our server nor do we send it from there.

Send Later for the Mobile App

Download the Mobile App in either the App Store or Google Play Store.

  1. Open the app and go to Emails where on the bottom right you will see an airplane icon.
  2. Click here to compose a new email.
  3. To schedule your email, click on the clock icon, which is the second feature from left to right on the features bar.
Send Later feature in the Mobile App

Your scheduled emails will be delivered even if your computer is off at the scheduled time.

How does Send Later work?

Mailbutler moves the email to the Scheduled Emails folder on the user’s email server. The email will stay there until the scheduled time. We don’t save the email on our server nor do we send it from there.

Updated on 30 March, 2020

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