How to make a email template in Gmail

You can make a template in Gmail for messages that you send frequently.

First - Enable Templates

  1. Login to Online Services and click Email.
  2. At the top right, click Settings, and then click See all settings.
  3. At the top of the page, click Advanced.
  4. In the Templates section, select Enable.
  5. At the bottom, click Save Changes.

Create a Template

Compose to create a new message that will become the template. click to zoom screenshot illustrating the steps for creating a template

  1. Fill out the parts of the message that you want included in the template.  This might include:
    • Recipients (if the message is always sent to the same recipients)
    • Subject
    • Message 
    • Message formatting
    • Attachment
  2. To save the message as a template, click More options (2 vertical dots near the Trash icon).
  3. Click Templates.
  4. Click Save draft as template.
  5. Click Save as new template.
  6. By default, the new template will use the Subject for the template name.  If the Subject is blank, you'll be able to add a template name.

Use a Template

Once a template has been saved, you can use it when you compose a new message. click to zoom screenshot illustrating the steps for using a template

  1. In the New Message, click More options.
  2. Click Templates.
  3. Click the template you wish to use.
  4. Add or edit the new message as needed.
  5. Send.