M: The Gmail Password for
Are you looking for a Gmail password to stop coming irrelevant
conversation into your inbox?
Have you ever been asked for an opinion or dragged into a
on a topic that you have no interest or knowledge about and found
yourself wishing a Do not Disturb sign
on your forehead will ward off
If you have then I would like to tell you about a Gmail feature you can
use when you are in an email group where people register to discuss
issues of common interest.
Sometimes you may find the topics being discussed in the
wandering away from your interest and thus wasting your time.
case can you mute a
conversation in an email, as you could when
annoying commercials interrupt your favorite TV program?
Let me call it
as Gmail password for mute.
Please keep in mind that the mute is only available in
Gmail allows you to mute the
conversation without the other group
members knowing, in other words you can mute them politely.
You go to the conversation and press M.
Once the conversation is muted
all messages related to that thread stops coming to your inbox (unless
otherwise he put a CC to you).
But it Archives the conversation.
means it bypasses the inbox but continues to be added to the
conversation from the email group.
Go through this picture and see how efficiently Gmail muted this
Unfortunately, it looks very cruel and it is not
at all a polite method of muting but I hope it may help you remember
this keyboard shortcut.
So once again, the Gmail shortcut key
for Mute is M.
If you want to un-mute a conversation select the conversation and click
on Move to Inbox. Now the whole conversation is moved back into your
The mute is no longer in action and all the new messages are
once again listed in your inbox.
Look at the picture below,
Muted with the help of M!.
I hope you will never forget this special Gmail password.