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Reply To and Forward Email

How to Reply To and Forward Email in Gmail

Reply To and Forward Email

You can send replies to emails that you receive, and forward copies of emails on to other people as well.

Reply to Email

You can reply directly to the sender of any email you receive.

  1. Open the email you want to reply to. Reply to and Forward Email

    Reply and Forward buttons appear below the message body.

  2. Click the Reply button. Reply to and Forward Email

    A new reply appears below the original message, where you can enter your message.

  3. Enter a reply message.
  4. Click Send. Reply to and Forward Email

The reply is sent and appears in the thread below the original message.

If a message has multiple recipients, you can include them all on your response. While viewing the email you want to reply to, click the Reply All button below the message. Enter a message, then click Send.

Forward an Email

You can also forward an email, which sends a copy of it to another person.

  1. View the email you want to forward.
  2. Click the Forward button. Reply to and Forward Email

    A new message starts, just like a reply, but this time with a field to address it to another recipient.

  3. Enter the email address for the recipient.

    You can enter an additional message to go along with the forwarded email or leave the field blank to send the message by itself.

  4. Enter a message (optional).
  5. Click Send. Reply to and Forward Email

The email message is forwarded on to the specified person.

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