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If you use Gmail (or G Suite) and have ever received one of those emails that lets you unsubscribe by replying with a specific subject line, you were probably at a loss when looking for the spot where Gmail lets you edit the email subject. I went looking for it recently and it wasn't as straight forward to find as I thought. Here's how you do it though.

First you have to hit Reply, which will lets you compose a message, but instead of doing that click the button with a down arrow next to the 'To:' field. That will show a drop down menu with an option to edit the subject line. Click Edit subject.
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The email subject line is now visible and editable!
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I don't know why Gmail doesn't always show the subject line when composing replies, but at least following the steps above you can change it if necessary.



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