Reading Messages in Gmail

In Web-based Gmail, you can Arrow Up and Down in the Inbox to find a message and then press Enter to open it.
You can Arrow Down to scroll down the email and previous emails in the thread.
If you use a screen reader, you will need to switch the “virtual cursor” back on so you can Arrow Down through the message. Press Insert (or Caps Lock) + Z in JAWS or Insert (or Caps Lock) + Space in NVDA.
Once you have read the message, you can press to move to the next message or J to move to the previous message. Or you can press U to go back to the list of messages.
If you use a screen reader, you will need to switch the “virtual cursor” back off to use these Gmail shortcut keys.
Microsoft Edge and Mozilla Firefox work the same as Google Chrome for reading messages in Gmail.

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