Sunday, September 2, 2012

Inbox Pause: A pause button for incoming mail in Gmail [Chrome extension]

For decades, your Inbox has been under the control of others, who have had the power to interrupt your flow and take over what you are doing. Today, you control when messages appear in your Inbox. 

With INBOX PAUSE, you can put new messages on hold, making it so they won't appear in your Inbox until you are ready for them.


How it works-

1. INBOX PAUSE adds a pause button to your Gmail.
Inbox Pause Button
2. When you click that button, new messages will stop arriving in your Inbox. 

  • They will be held in a special label until you are ready for them.
  • If you choose, INBOX PAUSE can notify the people who email you to let them know that their message will not be delivered to your Inbox.
  • While your Inbox is paused, you'll see a banner at the top of your Gmail window like this:

It's paused message

3.When you unpause your Inbox, all of the messages that you received during the break will be moved to your Inbox, and new messages will arrive as before.
Inbox Pause Button

Ways to use INBOX PAUSE!

*Quoted From INBOXPAUSE 

1.  Have you ever tried to clear a stuffed Inbox in one fell swoop? You delete and reply and archive and reply at a dizzying pace. You think it will not be long, BUT THE MESSAGES JUST KEEP COMING!!! Every message you send generates a reply, and Inbox 30 becomes Inbox 60 becomes Inbox 90 until you give up and throw up your hands and decide that for the rest of time you will just have a zillion messages in your Inbox. But today, you can PAUSE YOUR INBOX, and extreme victory will be yours!

2.  Have you ever tried to get work done, only to find that every 30 seconds, your new email notification pops up as the cabal of morons they hired in that other department have a religious war over whether chicken or beef is more delicious? And everyone knows that goat is more delicious than all of them, what fools!!!! Now, you can PAUSE YOUR INBOX and you will not see their exhausting discussion until you are done doing your important work, making extreme victory yours!!

3.  Have you ever gone to dinner with a fascinating person, only to ceaselessly be interrupted as your phone dings and dangs and clanks and thumps every time a new message comes in? OMG I JUST GOT A NEW GROUPON! Then when frustration boils over, the fascinating person pours what remains of the wine bottle into your lap, hits you over the head with it, and walks out of your life forever. But today, you can PAUSE YOUR INBOX, suppressing the notifications and making extreme victory yours!!

4.  Have you ever gone on a trip and planned to spend time with your family and friends and children and pets and plants? I will only check my email this once. Oh wait, someone is wrong on the internet! Reply reply reply. Oh no, that's terrible! Reply reply reply! What wonderful news! Reply reply reply. Wait, what family, friends, children, pets, and plants? There is only one solution! To make it so that you do not receive the new email because INBOX PAUSE has kept it from your Inbox allowing extreme vacation victory to be yours!!!


Grab the extension, only for Chrome, here: INBOX PAUSE

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