Whenever I send important follow-up emails to potential customers or a risky email to my supervisors and do not receive a reply back, I always question whether my email has been received or opened. Being able to track emails in Gmail would be a convenient way to make this information readily available.

Unfortunately, Google does not provide any way to track emails in Gmail. But there are tools you can add to Gmail that do this, like Flashissue.

Flashissue’s inbox tracker is a productivity tool for Gmail that helps you manage and track emails in Gmail. This app lets you more effectively manage emails to prospects, clients, and customers.

With Flashissue’s inbox tracker you can stay up to date with emails sent directly from your Gmail compose window. The inbox tracker applies tracking to your emails to help you keep tabs and read receipts on emails sent from your Gmail account. When you send those prospect or high-stake emails Flashissue’s inbox tracker can help by showing you the effectiveness of your efforts.

Plus, it’s free to use.

You can get started using the inbox tracker by following the detailed instructions below:

*Flashissue’s is a Google Chrome app so you’ll need to have the Chrome browser installed*

  1. Download Flashissue here.
  2. Go back to your Gmail inbox.

Flashissue should be installed and work on all of your Gmail accounts.


Now that the app is installed, here’s how to send and track emails in Gmail.

1.Go to Gmail compose window.

2.Create your email.


3.Click send

Flashissue’s inbox tracker should be automatically turned on for all sends. No extra steps needed.

View Tracked Emails

You can check your tracked emails by going to the “Tracked Emails” label found on the left panel of Gmail.

Here you will see that your tracked emails are color coded.

The way Flashissue’s inbox tracker works, you are given a color label (gray, yellow, green) that shows if your email has been opened by everyone. To better understand the meaning of the colors, please see below:

2016-10-28_14-20-40: Not opened by any recipient
2016-10-28_14-20-40-2: Opened by some recipients
 2016-10-28_14-20-40-3 : Opened by all recipients

These colored labels allow you to quickly decipher if your email has been read by all of your recipients.

And you’re done. It’s that easy.

Flashissue’s inbox tracker is a convenient way to manage and track emails in Gmail. You will be able quickly view read receipts and stay up to date with prospective emails all from your Gmail inbox. It’s a simple way to more effectively manage emails to prospects, clients, and customers. Now you can keep tabs on important emails you have sent and have the satisfaction of knowing the status of your emails.

If you have not already you can download Flashissue’s inbox tracker here.

Got more questions? Learn more here.