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How to postpone emails in Gmail for Android | Email

The Gmail app for Android allows you to postpone receiving a message. In this way, the e-mail is removed from the inbox, and the user can choose the day and time when the content will be received again. The feature, which should arrive soon on the iPhone (iOS) app, is ideal for organizing matters that are not urgent, but will need to be reviewed later.

Next, see step by step how to snooze emails in Gmail for Android. If desired, the user can undo the action at any time.

Tutorial shows how to postpone emails so they can be answered later in Gmail for Android Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudoTutorial shows how to postpone emails so they can be answered later in Gmail for Android Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudo

Tutorial shows how to postpone emails so they can be answered later in Gmail for Android Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudo

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How to snooze an email in Gmail for Android

Step 1. Open Gmail on your phone and tap on a message from your inbox. Then, access the menu represented by the three-point icon in the upper right corner of the screen.

Way to see settings for an email in Gmail for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin CostaWay to see settings for an email in Gmail for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Way to see settings for an email in Gmail for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 2. Tap "Postpone". The app will show automatic postponement options. You can choose between "Later today", "Tomorrow", "This weekend" and "Next week". To customize a time, touch "Choose date and time".

Options to snooze an email in the Gmail inbox for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin CostaOptions to snooze an email in the Gmail inbox for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Options to snooze an email in the Gmail inbox for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 3. Select a date on the calendar and tap "OK". In the next window, tap on the time that appears.

Options to set date and time to postpone an email in the Gmail inbox for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin CostaOptions to set date and time to postpone an email in the Gmail inbox for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Options to set date and time to postpone an email in the Gmail inbox for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 4. Tap on "Custom" and slide the watch hand to set a time.

Option to add a personalized date in the option to postpone messages in the Gmail inbox for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin CostaOption to add a personalized date in the option to postpone messages in the Gmail inbox for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Option to add a personalized date in the option to postpone messages in the Gmail inbox for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 5. Tap "Save" to confirm the postponement. To see this and other postponed messages, tap the three bars icon in the upper left corner of the screen.

Option to save the postponement of a message in the Gmail inbox for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin CostaOption to save the postponement of a message in the Gmail inbox for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Option to save the postponement of a message in the Gmail inbox for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 6. Access the "Deferred" label to find the messages you've deferred in your inbox.

Path to view postponed messages from the Gmail inbox for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin CostaPath to view postponed messages from the Gmail inbox for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Path to view postponed messages from the Gmail inbox for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

How to undo delays in Gmail for Android

Step 1. Enter the "Deferred" marker, keep your finger pressed on a message and tap the three-dot icon in the upper right corner of the screen. Then, just tap "Do not snooze" and the message will return to your inbox.

When to undo a message postponement in Gmail for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin CostaWhen to undo a message postponement in Gmail for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

When to undo a message postponement in Gmail for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa