Unsend Email Saves Face by Stopping Email Delivery

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Some of the BlackBerry blogs have been writing about this and I just couldn’t resist adding my two cents. I remember when “undo” came to email a few years ago by way of Google Labs. The idea was that at a certain time of night, people tend to send emails that they maybe shouldn’t. Working to eliminate the email equivalent of “drunk n dial” Google developed an Undo Send feature. Now that feature has come to BlackBerry with Unsend Email by PuguaSoft.

Sending email for most people has become almost a reflex. Rapid typing and hitting send many times a day lets a few messages through that have typos, missing attachments, and wrong recipients. Hopefully you’re not in the habit of sending email that you regret sending because of the content of the email, though that’s what immediately comes to mind when looking at the features of this software.

Most emails sent in error just need 5 or 10 seconds’ worth of undo, though the software can hold your email for up to 5 minutes.

Check out Unsend Email by PuaguaSoft, only $2.99 US at BlackBerry App World.

What do you think about this kind of software? Would having it on your BlackBerry have saved your skin at some point?

  • Darius

    I think it's quite useful! Even if you set it at 10sec it can save you from sending half-way emails by mistake!

  • Darius

    I think it's quite useful! Even if you set it at 10sec it can save you from sending half-way emails by mistake!

  • PuguaSoft

    Just a correction: Unsend Email only allows 5 SECONDS to 30 SECONDS, not 5 minutes. But like the other poster mentioned, 10 seconds is plenty of time to realize you sent an email that maybe you shouldn't have.Got a suggestion for new features or improvements? Send them to: support (at) unsendemail (dot) comCheers!

  • PuguaSoft

    Just a correction: Unsend Email only allows 5 SECONDS to 30 SECONDS, not 5 minutes. But like the other poster mentioned, 10 seconds is plenty of time to realize you sent an email that maybe you shouldn't have.

    Got a suggestion for new features or improvements? Send them to: support (at) unsendemail (dot) com

    Cheers!

  • PuguaSoft

    Just a correction: Unsend Email only allows 5 SECONDS to 30 SECONDS, not 5 minutes. But like the other poster mentioned, 10 seconds is plenty of time to realize you sent an email that maybe you shouldn't have.

    Got a suggestion for new features or improvements? Send them to: support (at) unsendemail (dot) com

    Cheers!