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Top 21 Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts on iPad to Message Like a Pro

Gmail is phenomenal on mobile. And especially on the iPad, where the larger screen real-estate offers a near-desktop experience that makes Google’s flagship email app a blast to use. But what would really enhance the experience is keyboard shortcuts.

Thankfully, Gmail is quite generous with the number of shortcuts that it supports on iPad. So, let’s take a look at a few that should really make composing messages and managing your emails a breeze.

IMPORTANT: For keyboard shortcuts to work on your iPad, you need to enable the functionality first via the Gmail Settings. Open the Gmail menu, tap Settings, and then turn on the switch next to Use Keyboard Shortcuts.

1. COMPOSE

IMPORTANT: For keyboard shortcuts to work on your iPad, you need to enable the functionality first via the Gmail Settings. Open the Gmail menu, tap Settings, and then turn on the switch next to Use Keyboard Shortcuts.

With Gmail, starting to create a new email doesn’t take much effort due to the Compose button that it displays quite prominently within the user interface.

But it’s even speedier to do that with a shortcut. Simply press C and start composing.

1. COMPOSE

Finished composing your email? Press Command+Return to send it out immediately.