How To Macs Shortcut Key to Send an Email in MacOS Mail There's more than one way to do things in Mail Share Pin Email Print fenix 1984 / Getty Macs Tips & Tricks Basics Guides & Tutorials Installing & Upgrading Key Concepts by Heinz Tschabitscher A former freelance contributor who has reviewed hundreds of email programs and services since 1997. Updated July 05, 2019 There are many shortcuts in MacOS and its apps, including the Mail app. If this is your email client of choice, and you send out a lot of emails, one shortcut you might find fine very useful is the keyboard shortcut to send a mail message: ⌘ ⇧ D (Command+Shift+D). Why "D" as a key in the shortcut? Think of it as short for "Deliver," which can help you to remember it while you get used to using it. More Mail Keyboard Shortcuts Once you start using keyboard shortcuts for Mail, you might appreciate adding a few more handy keystrokes to your repertoire. Start a new message ⌘ N (Command+N) Quit Mail ⌘ Q (Command+Q) Open Mail preferences ⌘ , (Command+Comma) Open selected message ⌘ O (Command+O) Delete selected message ⌘ ⌫ (Command+Delete) Forward message ⇧ ⌘ F (Shift+Command+F) Reply to message ⌘ R (Command+R) Reply to all ⇧ ⌘ R (Command+R) Jump to inbox ⌘ 1 (Command+1) Jump to VIPs ⌘ 2 (Command+2) Jump to drafts ⌘ 3 (Command+3) Jump to sent mail ⌘ 4 (Command+4) Jump to flagged mail ⌘ 5 (Command+5) Try even more keyboard shortcuts in Mail to see which will make your email time the most efficient it can be, and master Mail with other tips and tricks you may not know about. Continue Reading Small Size a Pain? Read Emails Bigger in OS X Mail So Easy: Adding an Inline Image in OS X Mail Use Messages as Templates in MacOS Mail Where Does OS X Store Your Mail? How to Resend a Message in macOS Mail The Complete Apple Mail Keyboard Shortcut List Changing the Reply-To Header in Email in Mac OS X Mail How to Prevent Mac OS X Mail From Breaking Links How Do You Quickly Delete Emails With a Shortcut Key? See the Data Behind Any Email in OS X Mail Add an Archive Keyboard Shortcut to OS X Mail What Is the Purpose and Function of the Archive Mailbox for in OS X Mail? Check Your Spelling as You Type in Mac OS X Mail This Keyboard Shortcut Can Grab Individual Screen Elements on Your Mac Wondering Where Attachments You Open in Apple Mail Get Stored? Here's the Answer How Do You Add an Image to a Signature in MacOS Mail?