How to Use Smart Reply in Gmail

Google has completely redesigned Gmail—the world’s most popular email app with more than 1.4 billion accounts. The email has got several impressive features including the AI-based “Smart Reply” which lets you select from suggested responses to respond to emails quickly. Considering how user-friendly and time saving this feature can be, we have made a quick guide for that. Let’s check it out!

How to Reply to Emails Using Smart Reply in Gmail on iPhone, iPad, and Android

Step #1. Launch the Gmail app on your device and open the existing thread.

Step #2. Now, at the bottom of the message, suggested phrases will appear based on your conversation. To start your reply, select a preferred phrase. You can also edit your reply before sending it.

Step #3. Tap on the Send button located at the top-right corner.

Use Gmail Smart Reply on iPhone, iPad, and Andorid

If you choose the smart template, it will send to all

If you ever don’t want to use Smart Reply, you can choose to turn it off.

Turn off Smart Reply in Gmail App

Step #1. Launch the Gmail app on your mobile device.

Step #2. Now, tap on the Menu button in the top left corner and select Settings.

Tap on Menu Button then Tap on Settings in Gmail App on iPhone, iPad, or Android Phone

Step #3. Next, tap your account.

Tap on Your Account in Gmail App on iPhone, iPad, or Android

Step #4. Finally, turn off the switch next to “Smart Reply.”

Turn Off Smart Reply in Gmail App on iPhone, iPad, or Android Phone

The process of using Smart Reply on the computer is pretty the same. Keep reading.

How to Smart Reply to Mails in Gmail on Computer

Note: Make sure that you have the new Gmail. If you haven’t yet switched to the new version, click on the Settings icon, and select Try new Gmail. 

Click on Try New Gmail on PC

Step #1. Open the existing thread.

Step #2. Now, click on the preferred phrase.

Use Smart Reply in Gmail on Mac or Windows PC

Step #3. If you wish to edit the message, type additional text. Next, click Send.

Use Smart Reply in Gmail on Computer

Please note that if you use the “Smart Reply” feature, the reply will be sent to all the recipients.

When you click Send, your conversation will be archived, or removed from your inbox until someone else replies.

Make “Reply all” Default Setting in Gmail on Computer

For more convenience, you can choose to select “Reply All” as your default setting in the email app.

Step #1. Go to Gmail → click Settings icon.

Click on Settings in GmailStep #2. Next, click Settings.

Click on Settings in Gmail on Web

Step #3. Next up, under the “Default reply behavior” section, click Reply all.

Make Reply all Default Setting in Gmail on Computer

That’s pretty much it!

Have your say

From what I can see, the redesigned Gmail looks so adorable. It can let you manage your emails more efficiently. Share your thoughts about it in the comments below.

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Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.