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Are you going away from the Internet this new year Eve and still want to send New Year wishes by email at 00:00 Hours?
Do you want to be the first to send birthday wishes to email? Do you want to keep those payment reminders only visible after your salary date?

Well, you can now schedule your Gmail to be sent later with the Boomerang.

The boomerang is a Chrome and Firefox Extension that benefits you schedule the emails you send and receive for later. It works for Gmail and Google Apps. Extension is free for use, but you can support its development by buying a subscription based on the pay-what-you-think-is-fair system.

It’s difficult to maintain an inbox when you cannot control incoming messages. Like, you may get payment reminders throughout the month from various services you use, but you can only pay them after your salary date. Boomerang helps you schedule these messages to be appearing in your inbox. Not just that, it also can schedule your outgoing message by scheduling it for a specific time like, you can send birthday wishes to be scheduled exactly when you want them.

To work this in your inbox, you must first grant permissions to Boomerang from a link top of your inbox. Then, while you compose an email you can specify a time & a date to ‘Send it Later’ drop down menu also you can specify a return email to appear in your inbox at a different time.

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Send an email later: With Boomerang, you can write an email now and schedule it to be sent automatically at the perfect time. Just write the message as you normally would, then click the Send Later button. Use our handy calendar picker or our text box that understands a language like “next Monday” to tell Boomerang when to send your message. We’ll take it from there.

The best follow up reminders: Want a cleaner inbox, but don’t want to lose track of important messages? Use Boomerang to take messages out of your inbox until you actually need them. Just click the Boomerang button when you have an email open, and choose when you need it again. Boomerang will archive the message. At the time you choose, We brought it back to your inbox, marked unread, starred, or even at the top of your message list.

Now with Magic! : There’s brains under the hood! If you get an email that describes a date or a time, Boomerang offers to return the message at exactly the right time with just one click! For example, if you get an email that describes a meeting at 4pm on Thursday Boomerang will automatically suggest returning the message 2 hours before – so you have time to prepare for the meeting and have the location and details handy when you arrive.

A couple of the testimonials say:

  • “The most important new Gmail feature in years isn’t coming from Google”
  • “Boomerang is my missing piece for Gmail – absolutely the best thing that happened to my inbox in recent months!”

The boomerang is also available for MS Outlook so that you can use it for Desktop and with any work email address other than Gmail.

So be ready to get noticed as a punctual person that sends email on specified time, sends wishes on time by scheduling emails whenever you are ready or remember about an email to be sent for later. 🙂