I'm looking for a resend feature in GMail Web, allowing me to take an email in my sent folder and send the exact same email to someone else.

GMail does not currently have this functionality: Clicking on "Forward" changes the body and the subject. So I'm looking for a "forward"-like feature, except that it should keep intact the subject and body.

  • What do you mean by "I'm looking for "forward"-like feature"? Do you mean a built-in feature or are you skin for script, add-on, web browser extension? Please bear in mind that asking for a software recommendation is off-topic in this site but they might be on-topic on Software Recommendations
    – Rubén
    Nov 21, 2020 at 23:13

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I use Mozilla Thunderbird as my email client and there is a Forward option available under Sent Mail.

But using a browser to log into your Gmail account, open the sent item and click on the 3 dots on the email itself for More and there is a forward option there allowing you edit it before sending.

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    – graham
    Nov 17, 2020 at 10:42
  • Thank you. That's not what I was looking for, because it appends "---------- Forwarded message ---------" to the body and "Fwd: " to the subject. I clarified my question.
    – LTR
    Nov 17, 2020 at 14:11
  • @LTR bit those additions can be edited out as explained in my answer.
    – graham
    Nov 17, 2020 at 15:23
  • Sure. I'm looking for a more elegant solution though. Surely someone has made an extension to do this.
    – LTR
    Nov 18, 2020 at 7:29

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