Inbox When Ready Protect your focus... hide your inbox by default.

Inbox When Ready

Protect your focus... hide your inbox by default....


This Chrome extension hides your Gmail inbox by default. All other views remain accessible as normal, so you can search your archive or compose messages without getting distracted.

Why would I use this?
If you're into batch processing or the Pomodoro technique, this extension will probably make sense to you.If you're okay being frequently interrupted, or you have a job that obliges you to deal with new email very quickly, this extension probably isn't for you.

Does it work on Inbox by Gmail?
Yes, the extension supports both classic Gmail and Inbox by Gmail.How does this compare to Inbox Pause?Both extensions protect your focus when using Gmail. The main difference is that Inbox When Ready hides your entire inbox by default, while Inbox Pause only hides incoming mail.Some people consider Inbox When Ready an alternative to Inbox Pause, but the two extensions can be used together. For more detail, see this page.

What about my privacy?
The extension requests the minimum Chrome permission it requires in order to add the "show / hide" inbox feature to Gmail. The extension does not require Gmail API access and it will never read your emails or collect other private information.The technical among you are encouraged to review the full source on GitHub, or, better, view the compiled extension source.


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