How to Send a New Email Using Gmail

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Gmail users

How to send an email from Gmail step-by-step with images

Step 1

Open Gmail and click the Compose button on the top left or press the keyboard shortcut C to start sending an email.

You need to enable the Keyboard shortcuts setting as shown here for the shortcut to work.

Step 2

How To Compose (Type and Send) A New Email Using Gmail - Step 2

The New Message window appears on the bottom right.

  • Click To to add recipients.
  • Click Cc / Bcc on the right to add extra recipient options.
  • Click Subject to type the message’s subject.
  • Click the empty field below to write the email.

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