How To Create Email Templates in Gmail

You already know why email templates are so beneficial: you can structure your messages by creating them and you can save valuable time. If you find yourself using the same email multiple times, copying/pasting it, or even rewriting it (!) say no more! If you  follow  the steps below, you will be able to  create your own templates at Gmail!

STEP 1 Copy and paste your template into an email or do it directly when you click on “Compose

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STEP 2 Close your draft and go to your “Settings

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Click on the tab of the top that says “Labs

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Search in the labs for “canned responses” and enable the lab. Then click on “Save changes

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STEP 5 Go back to your drafts and select the one you made.
Then click on the small arrow of the bottom right, next to the trash bin

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STEP 6 Look for the option that says “canned responses” and then click where it says “New Canned Response

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STEP 7Type the name of your canned response and click on “OK” !

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STEP 8 Now that you have saved your canned response, every time you want to reply to someone with that message or you want to send a new email, you just have to click on the canned response you saved and voila! There is your template!

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