extension ExtPose

Free Pause Gmail by cloudHQ

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Description from extension meta

Take control over when emails appear in your Gmail. Eliminate interruptions, increase productivity, and reduce stress.

Image from store Free Pause Gmail by cloudHQ
Description from store Do you need time to concentrate and be productive? Are incoming emails a constant distraction for you? Free Pause Gmail temporarily blocks new email from coming into your inbox until you’re ready for it, keeping distractions at bay, and keeping you at the top of your game. Studies show that checking email only a few times a day reduces your stress and boosts your productivity. ✓ Remove interruptions so you can finish important projects ✓ Block off times for deep focus work ✓ Reclaim hours of lost productivity cloudHQ. Helping your productivity, 1 click at a time.

Latest reviews

  • (2021-04-27) Xander Becket: Seems to have broken with the latest Gmail UI update
  • (2020-11-03) Al Okyne: Did anyone get this to work? It literally doesn't pause any emails. I have it on "Pause" and I sit and watch the emails all come in.
  • (2020-09-05) Rahmi Ozcan: It's not working all of a sudden. I'm still receiving emails while pausing the inbox.
  • (2020-04-03) Roxanne Steele: Would love an "Until I Unpause" or "TFN" option in addition to the timed pauses, especially for the weekends :)
  • (2020-04-01) Tim Heymans: The Pause-button is slightly too close to the Compose-button to be comfortable & pleasing to the eye... :d (Details... But still!) Boomerang does this part better. Haven't tried Inbox when ready and Do Not Disturb for Gmail yet. A necessary function in your today's inbox, but it is offered by other extensions too.
  • (2020-03-04) Brian LoBue: Used to work great, but stopped working over the last week. Emails still coming in despite Pause being active.
  • (2019-12-31) Marcus D: I just spent an hour trying to figure out why I was no longer getting notifications. This extension adds a block on Gmail notifications even when the "pause" time is up. So get this awesome extension and press "pause", then the notifications will be blocked FOREVER. Brilliant.
  • (2019-12-10) Maxwell Auger: Great in theory, but it does not prevent emails from hitting my inbox. It says the inbox is paused, but I'll get an email and it will override/ignore the pause.
  • (2019-11-16) Li Shang: 我很喜欢。
  • (2019-11-13) Dimitri Smart Communities: Doesn't work. There are no reviews indicating this has worked since 2018. Update 1 - Developer retaliated against my negative review by banning my ip and email address from all their services. Update 2 - Developer leaves fake reviews! -All positive reviews are from a 3 day window June 11th - June 14th 2008. -Only negative reviews from June 15th - November 5th. My November 5th review points out the gap in time. - days after my reviews there are 2 positive reviews back to back. it gets better! Look at this image. The name in the signature is the same as one of the positive reviews. Almost certain they're all fake. https://blog.cloudhq.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/html_button.pdf
  • (2019-11-10) Enrique Cruz: Works as advertised, nice to take a break on the weekends and not worry about emails coming in. Also great during meetings or work stretches that I need to focus in.
  • (2019-11-09) Hailey Palmer: Was nervous about using because of other reviews, but it pauses my inbox perfectly!! Hate unpausing it. :(
  • (2018-10-23) Andy Macqueen: Doesn't work for me, which is a great shame!
  • (2018-09-05) It just didn't work so had to uninstall. Emails kept coming!
  • (2018-06-14) Ruby Marandos: Helps me concentrate better at work.
  • (2018-06-13) Eric Jiminez: Usable and workable. Not to mention easy. Love it.
  • (2018-06-12) Tope Osoba: Love it. ty Cloudhq
  • (2018-06-11) Steve Jacobson: This is perfect for anyone who needs a break from their inbox. It works fairly easily, just press the hbutton, and BOOM, it pauses. Then, when you're ready to start receiving emails, you can press the button again, and then your emails will begin appearing again. So far, so great! No lost emails and plenty of break time from notifications.
  • (2018-06-11) Ray F: Great tool,even better price ;) hehe
  • (2018-06-11) Tina Edwards: Was using Boomerang for Inbox Pause, then managed to randomly see the launch of this product. So far, I love it!! It makes my concentration much better, although I hate the influx afterwards, haha


3,375 history
3.7 (21 votes)
Last update / version
2021-05-11 / 1.2.19
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