Enable keyboard shortcutsBefore trying out the shortcuts below, you first need to make sure keyboard shortcuts are enabled in Gmail. To check:
1. Click the Settings (cog) button in the top right corner of Calendar.
2. Select Settings from the menu.
3. Scroll down until you find the Keyboard shortcuts section.
4. Make sure Keyboard shortcuts on is selected, then select Save.
Here are five shortcuts to try out:
|Compose a new email||c|
|Send an email||Ctrl + Enter|
(Cmd + Enter on Mac)
|Add a CC recipient||Ctrl + Shift + C|
(Cmd + Shift + C on Mac)
|Archive the selected conversation||e|
|Mark a message as unread||Shift + u|
Once you’ve mastered these, be sure to check out this complete list (from Google) of keyboard shortcuts for Gmail.