Is there any way to postpone/delay/schedule incoming messages in Gmail? I can see there is third party solutions like boomerang, etc but this way I rely on third party service.

What I am really looking for is some sort of solution that part of Gmail and it will be applied in case if I am using web interface, Gmail app in my mobile phone.

Is there anything like that?

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GMail does not currently have this feature.

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Inbox by Gmail is a new interface for Gmail from Google currently in wide preview. Among its features is "snooze", which allows you to take a message from your inbox and send it away until tomorrow, next week, "someday", or a custom date/time.

There are Android and iOS apps, as well as a web interface. It's not classic Gmail, but it's still Google, so there's no third-party.

  • I want to postpone the receiving emails not send email Commented Mar 13, 2016 at 6:12
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    That's exactly what it does. That's to say, a message arrives in your inbox. You don't want to deal with it right now, so you "snooze" it until a later time.
    – ale
    Commented Mar 13, 2016 at 13:00
  • Yeah I can see that I can snooze each incoming email which is not what I want. What I want is to postpone the whole inbox so all incoming emails will be showing only in a specific time Commented Mar 14, 2016 at 3:34
  • I'm afraid that's not something you can do without some third-party app or service.
    – ale
    Commented Mar 14, 2016 at 11:06

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