There’s A Gmail Feature You Didn’t Know About And It’ll Rock Your World

Have you just made a big mistake? It needn’t be.

1. So you’ve sent an email to quite the wrong person.

Or you’ve forwarded someone’s email to someone else in order to bitch about them, and accidentally cc’d in the original sender. Or replied all when you really didn’t want to. In short: you’ve sent something you shouldn’t have, and you’ve realised what you’ve done about two seconds later.

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2. It’s bad.

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3. But it needn’t be. Look for the cog in the top right.

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4. Go to “Settings”.

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5. There’s a tab in the top right called “Labs”.

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6. Well now. Isn’t THIS quite the thing.

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7. And what do we see when we scroll down? Oh wow.

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8. Click “Enable”. Yes, it’s only a short time frame. But at some point, this may just save your life.

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Alan White is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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