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Original Air Date: Nov 16, 2016

Gmail Pause Button

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E-mail, we can't live with it and we can’t live without it! It's become a huge distraction that can really kill our productivity.

For those setup to be constantly alerted when a message arrives, turning the notifications on and off to avoid distracitons is a bit cumbersome

Wouldn’t it be great if you could hit a pause button for your messages for a while sometimes?

Well Gmail users can do just that with a free add-on called "Inbox Pause".

Inbox Pause is a simple app that adds a button to allow you to pause and unpause your email messages with the quick click of the mouse.

It also allows you to notify senders that you're in 'Pause Mode' in case the message is a time sensitive one.

The add-on displays a banner across the top to remind you that you’re in pause mode so you don’t forget to unpause.

The Inbox Pause add-on works in either Firefox or Chrome browsers: