Wanted to send a report or an important email and realized it’s not the right time?
Rather than draft the contents and keep it in the drafts folder, then forgetting all about it due to a busy schedule, why not let your email send the draft out for you? In this tutorial, we will show exactly how to do that with Rightinbox, a browser extension that integrates with your Gmail, to provide you with a ‘Send Later’ feature.
Note: Rightinbox is currently available on Mozilla Firefox and Chrome browsers on all platforms.
Visit the Rightinbox web site and download the plugin
Once install now is clicked the file should be downloaded. We’re using Google Chrome in this tutorial.
Once downloaded run the setup and install Rightinbox.
If you have already opened your Gmail Inbox, refresh the page and you will get a notification. Click on the ‘Continue’ button.
And finally, Rightinbox requires access to your Gmail account to implement the ‘Send Later’ button. Click on ‘Grant Access’.
You have now completed the installation process. You will get another notification in your Gmail account. Simply click ‘Close’ and you will see that your Rightinbox is ready.
Once you hit the compose button, you’ll find the schedule option as below.
You will be given an option to send the email following your preferred time. Selecting a preset time of 1, 2 or 4 hours, a day after, or set your own custom time for the email to be sent by clicking on ‘at a specific time’.
This is not a Gmail feature but using Rightinbox certainly can make your life easier.