Stop Incoming Email to Gmail Using Inbox Pause

Recently, email is one way of communicating fast online. Even in Japan, students send email with cell phone almost in the same frequency as SMS (text message). If you’re one of this modernization’s “victims”, and you don’t want your cell phone or desktop devices continuously received email when you were busy, then you can use Inbox Pause.

InBox Pause is extension / add-on browser for Chrome and Firefox. The concept is similar like writing message: “I’m busy” on your office door. In brief, everytime you received a message, then the message sender will receive an automatic answer which informed to him that the incoming message to you couldn’t be read right now because you were busy. You can pause your email anytime via extension button which is integrated to Gmail interface.

Stop Incoming Email to Gmail Using Inbox Pause

After you installed add-on or extension for your browser, then each time you open your Gmail account, then you’ll receive additional button on “Gmail” side, which is “Pause” button. By click on this button, you can stop the incoming email to your account temporarily.

Stop Incoming Email to Gmail Using Inbox Pause

After pressing pause button, you need to give permission to Inbox Pause to pause emails which previously sent into your Gmail account. You can also set outcome messages. Inbox pause will provide a message template you can change as you like. Actually you don’t have to set auto responder or direct reply. But it will make people who sent email to you thought that their email has reached you and it will cause misunderstanding. So, set an auto-responder is a wise step.

Stop Incoming Email to Gmail Using Inbox Pause

You can download inbox pause in:

If you were not busy anymore, you can click on unpause and all incoming email when you were busy will be move directly to inbox.

This Inbox Pause will be useful for you, especially if you use email as one of message sending facility in your daily life. You can take a breath and focus on what you’re doing without worry about incoming email to your Gmail account.


Travis Brice is a computer technician and also father of two cute children. After 6 years of hard work at telecommunication company, he decides to quit his job and build his own business. Now he also writes for Spyontech on his spare time. He loves to write about operating system, especially Microsoft Windows.

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