You would be using keyboard shortcuts in Gmail for improving your productivity but I’m sure you won’t know about optional keyboard shortcuts. Yes, friends, some keyboard shortcuts are by-default turned off in Gmail that you can only use after turning them on and these kinds of shortcuts are known as optional keyboard shortcuts. In this post, you will learn, how to turn on optional keyboard shortcuts in Gmail.
Keyboard shortcuts that are automatically turned on are general shortcuts and you can use them anytime without doing anything (in fact, there is no need to enable them).
How to Turn on Optional Keyboard Shortcuts in Gmail
Now, it’s time to learn how to enable the optional keyboard shortcuts in Gmail to enhance your productivity. So, first of all, login to your Gmail account with the correct login credentials, and after entering your inbox click on the dropdown Gear icon on the top right corner of the page. From the dropdown menu, choose Settings.
Inside the general settings tab, scroll down the page and find out “Keyboard Shortcuts” option. Once you find it, click on the “Keyboard shortcuts on” radio button.
After that click on Save Changes to make these changes successfully. It’s completed! Now, you can use these optional keyboard shortcuts in your Gmail account successfully.