How To Access Your Gmail Account While Offline Using Chrome
You would agree with me that Email is a very important part of online communication hence, It is hard for any internet enthusiasts to do without email communication for up to a week. Google Mail otherwise known as Gmail is a very popular email service from the Google company and happens to be the most used globally as at now.
In case there is no internet connection to check your email account, Gmail Offline is a solution for it. Gmail Offline is a Chrome app which enables you to access your Gmail without an internet connection. Meanwhile, it is only available for Gmail users and on Google Chrome browser. Gmail Offline enables you to draft replies and to compose new messages offline.
Network connection is no longer the determinant of your access to your Gmail account. In other to enjoy this offline email service, the following steps must be taken in order to get you started:
How To Access Your Gmail Account Offline
- Log in to your Gmail account
- Go to Chrome Web Store and install Gmail Offline from there.
- Open a new tab in your browser and click on the new icon (a blue envelope) to start using your Gmail offline.
- Click the radio button on the next page and select “Allow offline mail”. This will enable your latest email to be saved on your computer by Gmail Offline. Click “Continue” to move on to the next page.
- Your inbox will have a slightly different interface from the Gmail app, Click on the gear icon on the top right corner to open the “Settings” page.
- Click on “Download mail from the past” and select the time levels of how you want your emails to be downloaded onto your computer. When done, Click on “Apply” to save the change.
- Your replies and new mails which you made when offline will be sent to your Outbox. Also, you can check your outbox on Gmail offline to see the pending messages. Once you connect back to the internet, Gmail will sync the changes made while offline.
That’s it. You can now enjoy accessing your Gmail account and reading your mails even when you have no internet network at that point in time.