How to undo sent email in gmail if sent by mistake

Hello friends, I hope you are doing well and enjoying my article. Let's we learn a trick how to undo sent email in gmail if you sent an email in gmail accidentally to wrong address or uncompleted. Every normal user of gmail know it's not possible to revert sent email in gmail. A simple question strike in your mind, Is possible to undo a sent email in g mail? and answer is Yes, is it. We can undo an sent email in Gmail.

sent email undo or revert in gmailLet's see: how can undo or revert sent email in g mail-

  • Click on gear appearing on right side of gmail browser window you will get a option Setting, click on it.
  • Here you can see a tab name of "labs", usually it's last third from right.
  • Click on labs and scroll down, you will find Undo Send. There is two option:

1- Enable and 2- Disable, Enable it and save changes from bottom.

undo sent email in gmail

Important work finished, next time when you will send any email a yellow dialogue box appear with message sent confirmation "Undo".
Default undo option available only for 10sec, after that it will disappear and you can't revert or undo sent email.

How To Set Time Delay For Sent Email Undo in Gmail :

It's one of important thing if you need some time to be active while undo your sent email.

1- Again go to Setting > General and scroll for Undo Send as below image, you will find option to set time delay for undo email. Select as you like.

set time for undo email in gmail

Everything done ! enjoy , let me know if you have any query feel free to ask. If like this post you can share or mail it via bellow botton.

Thanks for reading this article.


Himanshu is a young engineer living in India. Currently working at Cognizant as a Senior Engineer. He is an ethical hacker & blogger too, doing lots of crazy stuff... If you seem interesting, go through his portfolio: : "Open Source. Millions of open minds can't be wrong!

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