Archive or Mute Email Messages in Gmail

If you want to clean up your Gmail Inbox without deleting your email messages, you can archive or mute them.
When you archive a message, the message will come back to your Inbox when someone replies to it.
When you mute a message, any replies stay out of your Inbox.
Position on the email message and press X to select.
Then, to archive, press E.
Or to mute, press M.
If you made a mistake, you can always undo straight away by pressing Z.
Or you can always search for the conversation, if you want to find it again.
Press / (forward slash) to move to the Search box, type in your keywords and press Enter.
Once you have found your email message, you can move it back to the Inbox. Select it by pressing X, press V for the Move options, type in Inbox and press Enter.
Note: If you use a screen reader, you may need to switch the “virtual cursor” off so you can use these shortcuts. Press Insert (or Caps Lock) + Z in JAWS or Insert (or Caps Lock) + Space in NVDA and Narrator.
Microsoft Edge and Mozilla Firefox work the same as Google Chrome for Archiving or Muting Email Messages in Gmail.
However, at time of testing, Narrator does not seem to announce archiving or muting in Google Chrome.

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