How to recall an email in Gmail

How to recall an email in Gmail

Gmail allows you to unsend or undo an email but for a very short period of time. You can set the time yourself for a maximum of 30 seconds. So, if you want to recall an email, you have to act quickly. Below are some steps you can follow to recall an email in Gmail. We also cover how to increase the Undo time. 

To recall an email, after sending the mail, you will see a small popup showing  “Message sent” to “Undo” but you’ll have to be quick and click on Undo to recall the email. 

How to recall an email in Gmail

Steps to Change the time you can Undo a message in Gmail

  1. Go to Gmail 
  2. Next, navigate to Settings > see all settings 
recall an email in Gmail
  1.  Now, go to the General tab and scroll down to Undo Send. Change the Send cancellation period to your desired time (The default time is set to 5 seconds):
how to unsend an email in gmail

That’s it, you are done.