How to use and track Read Receipts

Boomerang's read receipt feature offers valuable open and click tracking data while respecting the privacy of the recipient. 

In this article:

How to enable Read Receipts and Click Tracking

First, compose the message you'd like to request a read receipt for.

Click on the Track button at the bottom of the compose window

A read receipt request image will be inserted at the bottom of your message.

Click Send
When your recipient opens the message (and if they do not opt out), you'll receive an email notification from Boomerang:

How to see the results of tracked messages

In addition to the email notification, you can check the results of all tracked messages from the Boomerang manage page. Here's how:

On the Boomerang manage page

Click the Boomerang Icon in the top right corner of your Gmail, and select Manage Scheduled Messages. 

On the Boomerang manage page, click on the Tracked Messages tab. Here you'll be able to view a list of all emails you've requested read receipts for and a tally of opens and clicks on each. Click on any message for more detailed statistics.

If you no longer need to track read receipts on a message, you can archive and hide it from the list by clicking on the checkbox next to it, then clicking the Archive button at the top.

From Gmail

You can also view the results of a particular tracked message by simply locating it in your Sent folder. Read receipt and click tracking data will appear above the message:

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