Google upgrades Gmail right-click menu

Gerald Bowen
February 13, 2019

Gmail already offers a host of commands and actions you can run on a message.

GOOGLE HAS ANNOUNCED that after years of requests from customers, 's going to add some functionality to the rather pointless right-click menu iGmailil.

Gmail in the browser is about to get even more flexible, with Google adding new right-click menu options to its email UI.

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Google is rolling out a new update for Gmail, introducing a revamped right-click context menu including new tools and features. For instance, you'll be able to choose Reply, Reply all, or Forward from the right-click menu, as well as Archive, Delete, Mark as unread, and Snooze. Say you want to mass-move several emails into a certain category, or open two emails in new windows for a side-by-side comparison - it's now one right-click away.

There'll also be options for moving messages to a different folder, or labeling them. And you can search your inbox for other messages from the same person or with the same subject. The gradual rollout yesterday (February 11) for companies that have the "rapid release" selected in their upgrade options, while scheduled release domains rollout will start on February 22. It's unclear when the feature will come to all Gmail users; we've asked Google and will update this article when we hear from them.

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