One of the most popular email services on the market is without a doubt Google's Gmail, which Google frequently updates with new features and modifications. The Mountain View behemoth has recently enabled support for using Gmail offline and without a live internet connection. See here for information on how to use Gmail's offline mode.
How to Use Gmail Offline: Guide (2022)
Any email service, including Gmail, needs to be connected to the internet in order for users to check their inbox, receive new emails, and reply to them. However, users will be able to access essentially all of the features of Google's email service without any internet connection if the offline mail mode for Gmail is set. Checking their mailbox, reading unread emails, and even sending new emails to recipients will all be possible.
Therefore, take the instructions below to get started with Gmail's offline mode right immediately.
- Use the cog symbol in the top right corner of your Gmail account to access the settings on a Mac, Linux, or Windows computer. To access the settings menu, choose "See all settings" from the pop-up menu.
- From the top navigation bar, select the "Offline" tab.
- Check the "Enable offline mail" box on this screen to activate Gmail's offline mode. Additionally, you can select the feature's preferred settings.
- Click the "Save Changes" button at the bottom when finished.
Gmail will automatically sync your most recent emails for offline access and preserve them for a set amount of time, ranging from 7 days to 90 days, when the offline mode is on.
It is important to note that sending an email in offline mode will not really get the message to the intended recipient. As an alternative, it will store the written email in the "Outbox" folder and send it as soon as the user is connected again. Google advises users to bookmark Gmail on their Chrome browsers so they can access the service even when they are offline.
On Google's official support page, you may read additional information regarding Gmail's offline mode. Please share your opinions about it in the comments section.