How to use Gmail Offline in India
It’s a feature Gmail users have clamored for since Google’s email service first launched, and it’s finally here – the ability to search and read your messages without an active internet connection.if you were traveling and wanted to work through an email backlog on the plane or train, you’d have to use a third-party email client, but this feature is now available as part of Gmail itself.
Before we get started, there’s bad news for fans of Firefox, Edge, Opera and their various forks – you can only access Gmail Offline using Chrome. Google also warns against syncing your emails on a shared PC.
Classic Gmail Offline
If you’re sticking the classic Gmail, start by downloading the Gmail Offline app from the Chrome Web Store. Hit ‘Add to Chrome’, give the app permission to display a notification and select it from the list of shortcuts that appears. Now select ‘Allow offline mail’, then ‘Continue’. You can now access your mail offline any time by navigating to chrome://apps.
New Gmail Offline
If you’ve upgraded to the new Gmail, with its Secure Mode, snoozing, pushing and nudging, offline mode is already built in. The process of finding it isn’t terribly elegant – the app for the classic Gmail looks much more appealing – but we’re sure Google will work on that.
Click the gear icon and select ‘Settings’, then click ‘Offline‘ and select ‘Enable offline mail. You can now choose which emails to sync (from the last seven, 30 or 90 days) and whether to include attachments.
You’ll also need to decide whether your synced emails should be stored on your PC after you log out of your Gmail account. It’s more secure to have them deleted each time, but re-syncing them all could eat up a lot of time. When you’re happy, hit ‘Save changes‘.