Composing a New Message in Gmail

Press C to compose a new email message in Gmail.
If you use a screen reader, you may need to switch the “virtual cursor” off so you can use this Gmail shortcut key. Press Insert (or Caps Lock) + Z in JAWS or Insert (or Caps Lock) + Space in NVDA and Narrator.
You are placed in the To field of the new message so you can type in the email address of the person you want to sent the message to. If you have contacted this person before or they are in your Google contacts, Gmail will give you a list of choices so you do not need to type the whole thing in. Just start typing the email address and then arrow down the list and press Enter on the one you’re looking for.
Next, press Tab to go to the Subject of the message, and type this in.
Then press Tab again to go to the body of the message and type away here.
When finished, press Control + Enter to send.
Microsoft Edge and Mozilla Firefox work the same as Google Chrome for creating new messages in Gmail.

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