Starting recently (or I just didn't notice this earlier) you can send message, that you actually type, by pressing Ctrl+Enter. But (unfortunately?) this just sends the message without archiving it.

Is there any keyboard shortcut / equivalent for "Send and archive" in Gmail?


A quick keyboard substitute for "Send and Archive" -- as noted by Paul Anderson on this Google+ page -- would be to press TAB and then ENTER (or SPACE).

As long as the "Send and Archive" button is enabled (Settings > General > Send and Archive) TAB will shift focus to the button and ENTER or SPACE will select it.

  • Would be much better / more reasonable to get Ctrl+Enter to send message and Ctrl+Shift+Enter to send & archive it. But, hey, it's Google, right... Not many reasonable things around them... – trejder Dec 15 '17 at 7:58
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    @trejder That would be much better. Maybe someone can make a Gmail plugin or Chrome extension to do that. – freginold Dec 15 '17 at 11:11
  • I would like to see something like this gtricks.com/gmail/control-gmail-custom-shortcuts to allow general customization with this kind of function. – Zediiiii Dec 14 '18 at 19:54

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