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Monday, September 22, 2014

Canned Response in GMail

Provided by Brandy Whitley

Canned Response in GMail

This tip is for perfect for those who get the same question over and over again by email. Instead of retyping the answer or searching for a copy of the answer in a previously sent message, create a response that can be saved and inserted into the message as needed. Here’s how:

First you will need log into your gmail account. Click on the Settings gear in the top right corner under your name.

Select Settings from the menu. Click on the labs tab. Select Enable for Canned Responses, and click Save changes.


Next you will compose a new message. Once you have your message ready to go, click on the drop down arrow located at the bottom right corner of the new message. Click on Canned Responses, then click on New Canned Response.


Give it a name that will make it easy for you to identify.   


Now you are ready to send a canned response as needed. To insert the canned response, simply, compose a new email, click on the drop down arrow located at the bottom right corner of the new message. Click on Canned Responses, then click on the name of the canned response under the Insert category. Personalize/modify it or fill in any specific information for that recipient, and your ready to send. It’s as simple as that.

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