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Inbox When Ready

Protect your focus. Spend less time on your email.

Inbox When Ready

Price:

Free & Subscription $4/mo

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Product Overview

From the sites presskit: Inbox When Ready is a Chrome extension that adjusts the Gmail interface to protect your focus and improve your email workflow. It will help you check your inbox with reasonable frequency, batch process your email on a regular schedule and minimize the total time you spend in your inbox.

Inbox When Ready is available free on the Chrome Web Store.

Digital Wellness Score:

17

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Mindful Design

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The plugin for Chrome is mindful by design, allowing you to set an attention budget, but I feel it could use a bit softer language. It clings to a bit of "shame" when reminding you why you are avoiding your inbox.

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The clearest, safest and most approachable policy on the web. I only wish the organization provided metrics on usage.

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If you trust Google...

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Free, but the real value comes once you unlock the service.

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The company doesn't list anything of their values or corporate responsibility on their site.