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Canned Response

5 Email Templates aka 'Canned Response'
5.1 Set up and use Canned Response - Email Templates
  1. Click the Settings gear in your Gmail's toolbar.
  2. Select Settings from the menu.
  3. Go to the Labs tab.
  4. Make sure Enable is selected for Canned Responses.
  5. Click Save Changes.
5.2 Create an email template
  1. Compose the message in Gmail.
  2. Leave the To: and Subject Field empty as they are not saved as part of the template. 
  3. Click Canned responses (beneath the Subject line).
  4. Select New canned response... under Save.
  5. Type the desired name for your template.
  6. Click OK.
5.3 Use a 'Canned Response" in a new message or reply  (prerequisite 1.1 and 1.2)
  1. Start a new message or reply.
  2. Click Canned responses.
  3. Select the desired template under Open.
  4. If prompted to overwrite what you have already typed in your message (and if you indeed want to replace it with the boilerplate text), click OK.
  5. Make sure you fill the To: and Subject: fields.
  6. Edit the message as needed and click Send.

1 Enable Canned Responses

Create a Canned Response - aka Email Template

Use a Canned Response