canned responses in gmail

Setup The Canned Responses in Gmail

Canned responses in Gmail: 

What is canned responses?

Canned response is another feature of which allows you to avoid waste your time to send same email to multiple Gmail accounts and response to the common questions. It basically helps you to make templates for emails. Canned responses allow you to insert pre formatted content to create your messages.

Gmail Canned Responses Features

  • Makes you work faster and more efficient.
  • You no longer need to copy paste to send the same email to different other peoples.
  • Once done setting up canned responses, response automatically for common questions.
  • Setting up and using it is very simple and understanding.

Guide for Gmail Sign up Process

Steps to Setup the Canned Responses in Gmail

Before starting to learn how to setup the canned responses, make sure you have an account on Gmail. If you don’t have account on Gmail sign up to do so, as this is the mandatory condition to pursue further.

To enable this feature in your Gmail account, follow these steps.

  • Open the desktop browser on your laptop.
  • In the search bar please type, “Gmail” and hit enter button.
  • Now sign in using your Gmail user id and password.
  • First,enable canned responses.
  • Click on the top right corner of your Gmail having gear icon.
  • Go to setting and click on labs.
  • Now search canned responses in the search bar of search for labs.
  • After the search completion, press the button enable.
  • Now, click on save changes.
  • After That, you have successfully enabled the canned responses.
  • Now, go to your home page of you Gmail account.
  • Click on compose mail located at the top left corner.
  • Create a response, write the email you want to have as a canned response or copy and paste from other thread.

Select Canned Responses

  • Now, click on the arrow next to the trash icon at bottom right of compose box.
  • Select “canned responses” on the menu and then click “New canned response” on the submenu.
  • Give name your response, call it anything which helps you to remember when you use your canned response.
  • Now, to use your canned response click on “compose” located at top left corner.
  • Click on “canned responses”.
  • Click on the name of your canned response,located under insert heading.
  • Change/edit any information in the canned response that you need to be modified.

Thus following all these steps, you can easily setup canned responses to your Gmail account, login to Gmail and create your canned response. All these steps are similar for every device and thus is also called universal method. Follow these on your device to quickly done your multiple set of work in a lesser time then usual.


Gmail is the best way to connect to the people you care about. Gmail is used up to store your documents online. It has shown us the big change in technology and social networking. Many teachers use Gmail to send their notes to students. And, with this feature of Gmail (canned responses) it made their work lot easier and faster.