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Disable and turn off Gmail keyboard shortcuts

Google Mail / Gmail comes with a series of nifty keyboard shortcuts that allow you to perform the same tasks much faster than you typically would by using the mouse to click around; a puzzling downside, however, is that an un-expecting user may inadvertently press a combination of keys on their keyboard that happens to correspond to a Gmail keyboard shortcut of some kind. The level of surprise will depend on the keystroke they happened to have pressed. In this tutorial, we will show you how Gmail lets you turn off keyboard shortcuts altogether - and this is only a temporary setting for your account, which means that you can restore the default shortcuts whenever you want to later on.

Disable keyboard shortcuts in your Gmail account

Here is how to become a mouse-only Gmail user:

A later tutorial will feature a practical list of all the keyboard shortcuts Gmail currently supports, including a mini-list of the most useful keystrokes that, once you've memorized them, you will likely use all the time, at the expense of the same action performed with the mouse.

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