Feb 022011

In the previous post, we have discussed about Gmail default keyboard shortcuts which are time-saver for Gmail users who does not want to use mouse but merely using keyboard.

Although the default keyboard shortcuts are good and convenient to use, sometimes we prefer to use own customized Gmail keyboard shortcuts to perform certain tasks in Gmail. This can be done easily with the help of Gmail Labs feature – Custom Keyboard Shortcuts

Step 1: Login to Gmail and click on Labs tab. Search for Custom Keyboard Shortcuts option and enable the feature.

gmail labs custom keyboard shortcuts

Step 2: You will notice a new Keyboard Shortcuts tab appear on the settings menu. Click on it and you are able to customize your shortcuts. Just change the default command keyboard shortcuts by typing the new letters and simply click “Save Changes” to enable the new command.

gmail labs keyboard shortcuts settings

How to Restore to the Default Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts

You are able to revert back to Gmail default keyboard shortcuts by clicking Restore Defaults link at the bottom of Keyboard Shortcuts.

restore default keyboard shortcuts settings

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