You can access Gmail offline: here’s how you can read, send mails without internet

Google support stated the online email will go into the 'Outbox' folder and will be sent when you're online.

Highlights
  • Gmail allows you to read, reply to, and search Gmail messages without an internet connection.
  • The feature only works with the Google Chrome browser (not working in Incognito mode).
  • Google suggests bookmarking the mail.google.com link to make it easier to access the Gmail messages offline.

Gmail has eliminated the need for the internet to access Gmail messages. According to Google support, you can now read, reply to, and search Gmail messages without an internet connection by visiting mail.google.com.

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Google suggests bookmarking the mail.google.com link to make it easier to access the Gmail messages offline. Folks using work or school accounts can ask the admin to change the settings to access the Gmail messages offline. Here’s how you can turn on Gmail messages offline.

How to access Gmail messages offline

To access the Gmail messages offline, download the Google Chrome browser. The feature only works with the Google Chrome browser (not in Incognito mode). Follow these steps to enable the Gmail messages offline.

  1. Open Gmail offline settings.
  2. Click on the ‘Enable offline mail’ option.
  3. Pick how many days of messages you want to sync.
  4. Click on the ‘Save changes’ option.

Google suggests bookmarking Gmail to make it easier to access the Gmail messages offline. You can open the Gmail and click on the Star symbol on the right side of the address bar and then click on the ‘Done’ option. Google support stated the online email will go into the ‘Outbox’ folder and will be sent when you’re online.

How to uninstall Gmail messages offline

In case you want to uninstall the Gmail offline, follow these steps.

  1. Open the Google Chrome browser.
  2. Go to the settings.
  3. Click on the Advanced options and find the ‘Privacy and security’ option. 
  4. Click on the ‘Content settings’ and select ‘Cookies.’
  5. Remove cookies and site data. 
  6. Head towards Gmail offline settings.
  7. Uncheck the ‘Enable offline mail’ option.