For Change subject line in new Gmail compose window, the answer given on 7 Feb about how to edit the subject line in the new format of Gmail does not work for me.

There is no box on the left with a down arrow to options to reply, forward or edit subject in my version. There is a book on the right offering options to

  • Reply
  • Reply to all
  • Forward
  • Filter message
  • Print
  • Delete
  • Report spam
  • Report phising
  • Show original
  • Message text garbled
  • Translate message
  • Mark answered

But, no option to edit subject


1 Answer 1


First, you hit the reply button (in the right, as you said)

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Then, in the reply message composer, you'll have the left arrow. Click and you'll find the "edit subject" option.

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  • I don't want to have to reply to edit the subject. Apr 4, 2019 at 11:26

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