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How to Use Google Inbox's Smart Reply

Google Inbox's Smart Reply is great on mobile — just open an email and the app will scan its contents to provide potential replies. It's a huge time saver, and now you can find the same feature on desktop browsers, as well. Here's how to use Google Inbox's Smart Replies to send pre-written responses to your friends:

1. Log in to

2. Open an email from your inbox.

3. Read your email and click on an option from the bottom. You can also write your own reply.

The reply will automatically fill with your chosen auto-response.

4. Click send.

Andrew joined in 2015, reviewing computers and keeping up with the latest news. He holds a M.S. in Journalism (Digital Media) from Columbia University. A lover of all things gaming and tech, his previous work has shown up in Kotaku, PCMag and Complex, among others. Follow him on Twitter @FreedmanAE.