Did you know that in Airmail for iOS you can create custom actions that allow you to chain actions together and run them with just one tap?
Yep! You start by opening the Airmail Settings, and then select Custom Actions in the General section.
Once inside the Custom Actions section, you can create one and set up what it does, which includes a massive list of options:
|Archive||Bin||Star||Snooze||Mark as Read|
|Spam||Move to||Apply Label||To Do||Memo|
|Done||Add Sender to VIP||Mute||Block||Unsubscribe|
|Send to Calendar||Send to Reminder||Reply||Reply All||Forward|
|Redirect||Bounce||Open URL||Save to iCloud Drive|
Plus several other app specific actions including a very customizable Send to Workflow action.
So, what might you do with a custom action? Here’s a few examples:
- Send a prewritten reply, with the option to edit it (or send it immediately by disabling the interactive compose mode).
- Apply one or multiple tags, and archive the email.
- Add the email to Things with a custom URL:
(This will add an item to Things with the message subject as the title and a link back to the message in Airmail in the notes, and the task will have the email tag.)
For many actions, leaving values empty will let them work as you would expect them to by default — e.g. the reply action will reply to the address the email came from by default.
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