If you’re a daily Gmail user like myself, you can get faster at moving around the interface with only a few handy shortcuts.
I've compiled 8 such shortcuts that have helped me, and I'm sure will help you too.
Why only 8 shortcuts?
Instead of telling you to use every single shortcut available, I’ve applied Pareto principle and have arrived at 8 shortcuts that will give you 80% of the benefit.
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You’ll start to see improvements in your workflow almost immediately after adopting keyboard shortcuts.
And once you get used to using shortcuts (perhaps in a day or two), there's no going back.
Here's Google's official support document on how you can turn on Gmail's keyboard shortcuts - Keyboard shortcuts for Gmail