Gmail Delay Send: Delay delivery of messages with Boomerang

Boomerang adds delay send functionality to Gmail so you can write a message now, and have it send at whatever time you choose. Increase your open rates by timing an email for peak work hours: a well-timed email is 30% more likely to be read than a poorly-timed one.

  1. Start by clicking here to install Boomerang.
  2. Next, click the Compose button to create a new email
  3. Write the email that you want to send later
  4. Click the red Send Later button in the bottom left of the compose window
  5. Choose when you would like to send your email from the popup menu
  6. Press the blue Confirm button to finish scheduling your email to send later
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About a million years late to the party just discovered how to delay send emails in gmail! #boomerang #gamechanger #momhours

Aly Ruiz

Gmail delay send lets you:

  • Write late night emails without interrupting colleagues
  • Schedule your email to be at the top of someone's inbox when they start their day
  • Draft a thank you note immediately after an interview, and have it send the next morning
  • Automate follow-ups using "Send Later if No Reply"
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How to Delay Send in Gmail:

Delaying the delivery of messages in Gmail is easy with Boomerang. Boomerang adds a "Send Later" button to your Gmail compose window, allowing you to delay when any of your messages are sent with the click of a button.

Here's how you can delay send in Gmail:

  • Install Boomerang (a free download)
  • Draft your message in Gmail
  • Click the newly added "Send Later" button that appears below the "Send" button
  • Choose the time you want your message sent and click confirm.
And just like that, you've scheduled an email in Gmail. Your email will now be sent at the time you choose, regardless if your computer is on or connected to the internet. Delay send in Gmail has never been easier!
New York Times

Boomerang! Where have you been all my life?

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The Next Web

Boomerang for Gmail. First off, if you don’t have it, stop reading this and go get it. Right now. There’s absolutely no other extension that will add this level of function to your Gmail.

Brad McCarty, TheNextWeb