Inbox When Ready

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

Inbox When Ready is a Chrome extension for Gmail. It will help you check your inbox with reasonable frequency, batch process your email on a regular schedule and minimise the total time you spend in your inbox.

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Peter HartreeMaker@peterhartree
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*. Ahhhhhh. P.S. When you actually want to see your inbox, press "Show Inbox" :) (The extension supports Gmail and Inbox by Gmail.) More info at: https://inboxwhenready.org --------------------- Some of the 💖 from the Chrome Web Store: “Fantastic. Can't tell you how many times I just wanted to do one thing in my email and got lost in my inbox. Wish I had had this years ago.” — David Peralta “I am instantly less stressed!! I've been waiting for this extension. Thank you!!!” — Niall Fennell "I never thought something so simple could be this good for my productivity. This is very easy to install, use, and benefit from." — Cheryl Chastain “You won't believe how much not seeing your inbox will increase your productivity. I love this extension.” — Stevie Clifton "Great extension that helps me avoid looking at my distracting email when I just want to focus on one task at a time." — Tristan Harris
Peter HartreeMaker@peterhartree
I just added a new feature, which lets you lock yourself out of your inbox at times you specify. I hope this will help people form better inbox routines, e.g. no inbox at evenings and weekends :)
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Matt Durr@onedurr · I make fun things on the interwebs
I love this. Same idea as Inbox Pause (https://www.producthunt.com/tech...), but way better implementation method. Already using on several accounts that I keep open daily. Added to my #inboxzero collection — https://www.producthunt.com/@one...
Niv DrorHiring@nivo0o0 · Words @ProductHunt & @AngelList
Niceeee
Peter HartreeMaker@peterhartree
@nivo0o0 Thanks Niv 💖
Luke Bornheimer@lukebornheimer · Mobile Designer and Founder, YourLocalMe
This looks awesome — thanks for building it, Peter! As a Safari user, it would be great to add this to my toolbox. Any chance you're working on a Safari-compatible version or know someone who is building (or has built) a similar tool for Safari?
John Meese@johnrmeese · Dean of Platform University
Love this, was using it until I switched to Google's "Inbox." Any plans to add similar functionality there?
Peter HartreeMaker@peterhartree
@johnrmeese Glad you like it, thanks for the upvote :) The extension now supports Inbox by Google. If you load https://inbox.google.com it should run automatically. If it's not working as expected for you, please just write to peter@inboxwhenready.org and I'll do my best to help :)
John Meese@johnrmeese · Dean of Platform University
@peterhartree @inboxwhenready That's excellent! Works great, and matches the Inbox design.