How to Snooze Emails in Gmail

Gmail Snooze feature lets you snooze the email which you want to take care of later.

When you snooze an email, it will be moved from “Inbox” to “Snoozed” label, and it’ll return to the top of “Inbox” at the date and time you’ve chosen.

Let’s see how to do it.

Snooze Emails in Gmail

Sign in to your Gmail account.

Select the email(s) you want to snooze.

Beside “Mark as unread,” you can see “Snooze” (Clock icon).

Snooze option

Hit it, and you’ll see durations and an option. The durations are – Later today, Tomorrow, Later this week, This Weekend, and Next week. The option is “Pick date & time.” This option lets you set a custom date and time.

Snooze durations and option

Pick the one as per your need, and that’s all. The email(s) will be moved to the “Snoozed” label, and it’ll return to the top of “Inbox” at the date and time you’ve chosen.

Snooze Email in Gmail for Android

The “Snooze” feature is available in the Gmail app too and here’s how you can use it:

Open the Gmail app.

Select the email(s).

Hit the Overflow Menu (three vertical dots) at the top and then hit the “Snooze” option.

Snooze option in Gmail app

In the pop-up, you may see these durations (Later today, Tomorrow, Later this week, This weekend, and Next week) and an option (“Pick date & time” – This one lets you set custom date and time).

Durations and option of Snooze

Pick the one you prefer, and that’s it. The email(s) will be moved to the “Snoozed” label, and it’ll return to the top of “Inbox” at the date and time of your choosing.

View, Edit and Unsnooze Snoozed Email in Gmail (PC) and Gmail app (Android)

PC

To View

You can find “Snoozed” in the menu on the left side of the screen.

Snoozed label

Hit it, and you can see all the snoozed emails.

To Edit

Select the snoozed email(s) and then hit the “Snooze” (clock icon) at the top.

Now, change the date and time as per your wish (like you do for the snooze).

To Unsnooze

Select the snoozed email(s). Click on the “Snooze” (Clock icon) and then hit the “Unsnooze” option.

Unsnooze option

Android

To View

Hit the Hamburger icon (three vertical lines) at the top and then hit “Snoozed.”

To Edit

Select the snoozed email(s). Hit the Overflow Menu (three vertical dots) at the top and then hit “Snooze.” Now, change the date and time as per your liking (like you do for the snooze).

To Unsnooze

Select the snoozed email(s) that you want to unsnooze. Hit Overflow Menu (three vertical dots) at the top and then tap “Unsnooze.”

Unsnooze option in Gmail app

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