How to Open Gmail Email in a New Window

In Gmail, a click on an email will open it in the same tab by default.

To open an email in a new tab, press “Ctrl” key and hit the email.

To open an email in a new window, press “Shift” key and hit the email.

Here’s an alternative way to the above one:

Open the email by hitting it. Beside the “Print” icon, you can see a “New window” icon. Hit it, and the email will be opened in a new window.

New Window icon

To open an email from the entire conversation in a new tab, follow the below steps:

Open the email.

Hit the Overflow menu (three vertical dots) at the top of the email which you want to open in a new tab.

Now, hit the “Print” option.

Print option

Close the “Print” popup by pressing the “Escape” key. Now, you can see the email in a new tab.

Alternatively, you can do the above task using these steps: Turn off conversation view, and then hit the email while pressing the “Ctrl” key.

To open an email from the entire conversation in a new window, you need to disable conversation view in your Gmail account first.

After that, you can open the email in a new window using any one of the two ways mentioned above.

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Also see:

How to Find All Unread Emails in Gmail

How to Check Gmail Storage Usage

How to Enable Gmail Desktop Notifications


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