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Feb 1, 2024

Multi-select magic powered by AI

Will Chambers

Will Chambers

2 min read


Managing an overflowing inbox can be a daunting task. With the constant deluge of messages, you can get overwhelmed, fail to find the information you're looking for, or struggle to synthesize data across the hundreds of emails in your inbox. That's why we're excited to introduce Shortwave's latest feature: AI-enhanced multi-select.

Multi-select meets AI

If you’ve used our AI Assistant (which just launched on iOS and Android this week 🚀), you know how incredibly useful it can be to ask an AI questions about the current email thread you’re reading. It can give you a summary, translate, identify action items, extract important dates, and more. It can also save you a lot of time looking for the information you need.

Starting today, you can now use this same power across multiple emails of your choosing. All you need to do is select those emails by clicking or tapping on their avatars. Then, tap the AI ✨ sparkle icon, and ask away.

This feature is incredibly versatile. It’s even more powerful when combined with bundles, since they group related threads together which you might want to ask questions about. You can use the full power of AI across any set of emails by asking things like:

  • “Give me the best active discount code for Target?”
  • “Summarize the status of Project XYZ from these emails”
  • “Create a blog post outline based on the concepts in these threads”
  • “What are the common themes in these user feedback emails?”
  • “Which of these emails mentions me?”
  • “What are the action items in these emails?”
  • “Give me a timeline of the key dates mentioned in these emails”

AI-enhanced multi-select is available starting today, for free, on all platforms, including our mobile apps. This initial version supports asking questions of up to 50 threads.

Please give it a try and let us know what you think on X(Twitter) or LinkedIn.

Here’s to ending your week at inbox zero!

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