Inbox is compatible with the following screen readers:
|Operating system||Screen reader||Browser|
|Mac OS X Yosemite||VoiceOver||Safari|
When you open Inbox for the first time, Inbox provides introductory information about how to use the application. You can navigate through these introductory screens with the left and right arrow keys.
Compose and reply
To reply to an email, start typing in the Reply box below the email. To get to more options, like changing the recipients, editing quoted text, or replying inline, just expand the compose window by selecting Pop out reply .
For the best experience, turn on keyboard shortcuts in Inbox. The following table contains some useful shortcuts. To find a complete list while you're using Inbox, hold Shift and press ? on your keyboard. Learn how to turn on keyboard shortcuts.
|?||Open keyboard shortcuts help|
|t||Create a reminder|
|Home||Navigate to first item in main list|
|j or right arrow||Navigate to next item in main list|
|k or left arrow||Navigate to previous item in main list|
|n||Navigate to next message in an open thread|
|p||Navigate to previous message in an open thread|
|o or Enter||Open focused item|
|Shift + Esc||Focus main window|
|Shift + m||Focus main menu|
|Shift + b||Focus notifications|
|x||Select or deselect an item in the main list|
|Shift + x||Select multiple items|
|z||Undo last action|
Tip: To improve keyboard navigation, you can make notifications stay on screen for 30 seconds. Then you can press Shift + b to navigate to the notification and take an action. To make notifications stay on the screen longer:
- Open Inbox.
- In the top left, go to the main menu .
- Choose Settings at the bottom.
- Choose Other.
- Check the box next to "Make notifications stay on the screen longer."
- Select Done.