Feb 7, 2024
5 launches in 5 days: Last week we launched 5 brand new AI features to help you save even more time when managing your email.
shift shortcuts fixed for Windows devices
z) when typing in the AI Assistant on web
Jan 18, 2024
Custom themes for every account: Personalize your Shortwave with 8 beautiful new custom themes to add a personal touch and help differentiate between your accounts.
Dec 13, 2023
Introducing Ghostwriter: A new AI writing personalization technology that learns from your past writing to deliver an unmatched email composing experience.
↑ and down
↓ arrow keys can scroll open threads
/ to open Shortcuts settings page
l to toggle app theme
Nov 16, 2023
A new iOS experience: This overhauled design brings the newest styling, features, and bug fixes to iOS. Give it a try to see how fast and sleek this latest version is!
y instantly generates AI summaries on the web
Oct 30, 2023
Resync Gmail settings changes: With the press of a button, you can instantly resync any updates to your Gmail settings in Shortwave from Settings > Support > Gmail data sync. Works great for new filters, signatures, contacts, or alias updates you make.
Oct 11, 2023
Save an hour a day with the help of AI: Our new AI Assistant can write drafts, search your entire email history, help with scheduling, and so much more.
Sep 13, 2023
Inbox zero, even on the go: Quickly triage new emails without needing to open the app. Pin, delete, or mark emails as done right from your notifications on web, iOS, and Android.
Aug 22, 2023
Reach inbox zero faster than ever: Select multiple emails at once to take bulk actions and quickly clear away clutter. You can also use shortcuts like
x to select,
click to select a range, or
click to select multiple individual items.
Aug 3, 2023
Shortwave for Android: Goodbye beta, hello 1.0! We redesigned our Android app from top to bottom, packed it with new features, and cut load times by 90%.
Jul 12, 2023
Custom schedules: Customize your default times for features like snooze, scheduled send, and delivery schedules from your General settings
backspace as an alternative shortcut for delete
Jun 21, 2023
Pop out threads: Compose new drafts and view any thread in a pop-out window to easily reference messages as you read or write.
v) to re-open pop-out window after sending a message
Jun 5, 2023
Explain with AI: Instantly understand everything by highlighting message text and clicking "Explain" for an in-place explanation of any concept or word.
k) to help you better understand your email
May 19, 2023
Calendar invites: Respond to calendar invites directly in the app — no more switching tabs between your calendar and email. Try it out on desktop to streamline your scheduling process.
Apr 27, 2023
Sent with Shortwave: If you enjoy using Shortwave, you can let the world know by including “Sent with Shortwave” at the bottom of your messages. You can configure this from Settings > My account to append the tagline to your signature and help spread the love.
→ (right arrow) shortcut no longer focuses compose box
Apr 13, 2023
Readability improvements: Shortwave’s app typography has been completely overhauled for enhanced readability across devices and platforms. Fonts, text sizes, colors, and letter spacing are now optimized for easier email reading and writing.
→ to open a thread in fullscreen
k no longer focuses the search input when navigating through items
Mar 28, 2023
Block and unsubscribe: Protect your inbox against unwanted emails by blocking junk senders and unsubscribing from noisy marketing promos in just one click. Next time you get a phishing email trying to steal your data, take three seconds to block the sender and keep your inbox permanently cleaner going forward. Read more about how it works on our blog.
Feb 28, 2023
Inbox redesign: Shortwave's new inbox helps you make the most of your screen at any size using a multi-pane layout. Threads and bundles will now be opened alongside your main inbox when your window has room.
The new inbox also brings dozens of other improvements, both large and small! A new auto-advance mode lets you triage your entire inbox even faster. We've also redesigned our thread UI to be simpler and more intuitive, including more clearly identifying who received each email.
Feb 2, 2023
Scheduled send: Scheduled send lets you set and forget: write a message, set a send time, and then move on to your next task. You can now schedule messages on web, as well as view pending messages from both web and iOS.
k — makes it simple to navigate across the app without using your mouse
Jan 19, 2023
Search: Bring your search game to the next level with powerful new updates. Get better suggestions
and immediate visual feedback regarding your queries with autocomplete and highlighting. New search
terms and operators give you even more control to help you find what you're looking for.
… dropdown menu
Jan 3, 2023
2022 was a busy year for Shortwave: In the past year, our team of 13 has launched 101 features, made 754 improvements and merged 3,891 PRs. It's been less than one year since we launched, and we're just getting started.
Read all about what we did in 2022, and check out our past two weeks of improvements below.
Dec 15, 2022
Delivery Schedules: Bundle your emails by label and set a delivery schedule to control when they enter your inbox. By deferring non-urgent groups of related threads, you can limit distractions and context-switching in your inbox to focus on what matters.
Dec 1, 2022
Improved search: The search bar has been redesigned to make finding emails faster and more intuitive. You can now search for contacts, groups, labels, and mailing lists. Improved headers on search pages provide easy access to additional filters, settings, and compose.
c keyboard shortcut to focus the CC: field instead of TO:
Nov 17, 2022
Delete: Delete and bulk delete are now top level actions in Shortwave, and you can swipe to delete on iOS.
Nov 3, 2022
Full Screen Compose: New message compose is now a full screen experience, delivering more focus when you need it.
Faster Search: We just shipped backend improvements making search 4x faster!
Get a roundup of the latest feature launches and exciting opportunities with Shortwave