Schedule an email to be sent later in Gmail

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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Schedule an email to:

  • Communicate with people in different time zones
  • Send emails when they are most likely to be read
  • Write emails when you are free and have them sent at an appropriate time
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Schedule an email

Boomerang's popular “Send Later” function makes it simple for you to schedule an email to be sent at a later time. You can draft an email now, then schedule it to be sent automatically at the perfect time. Just write the message as you normally would, then click the Send Later button.

Schedule an email

Use our handy calendar picker or our text box that understands language like "next Monday" to tell Boomerang when to send your message. We'll take it from there.

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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 plugin that will add this level of function to your Gmail.

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