While using email, Read receipts in a casual social interaction may not be necessary, but in a corporate organization and setting, they are a very good way to enforce accountability and compliance.

An important use of read receipts is preventing and reducing spam, with the Read receipt acting as a confirmation of said reception. Also, in streamlining work in a work setting, the recipient cannot claim to not have received the mail.

In this guide, we will discuss how to set up Read receipts in the popular email platform, Gmail.

Note: A free Gmail account does not have the option to request and receive read receipts. Gmail accounts that have read receipts are set up through Google Workspace, using a work or school account.

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