I hope you got the memo. If you didn’t click here to read our previous article on Google retiring the Gmail Offline Chrome app.
Now that everyone is up to speed, it has come to our attention that some of our readers are having a difficult time using the new Gmail Web Offline that is set to replace the Chrome app. They say, they set it the first time, and when they come to it the next time, Gmail is running as usual as the online version.
The offline version gives you the advantage of working while on the go; that means your internet connection might be in and out as you pass through tunnels, inside buildings, and regions with weak to no signal. However, the new native offline capabilities for Gmail only works on the Chrome browser (version 61 and higher). So start by ensuring you are running an up to date Chrome browser.
Enabling Gmail Web Offline
Launch Chrome browser, go to
On the Settings page, click on Offline located on the far-right side to the tabs bar. Now, click on the checkbox next …read more