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8. Gmail: Use Gmail Offline — Enable Offline Access

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In this video, you will learn how to use Gmail even when you’re offline without an internet connection.

You will: Set up Gmail without an internet connection, Open Gmail offline, And set offline preferences.

Setting up Gmail to access and compose messages even when you’re offline is convenient for when you find yourself without an internet connection.

To begin, return to Gmail settings.

Click the offline tab if the feature is enabled for your domain.

Not all organizations will allow this feature to be enabled, however.

Select a security option.

If you use a private laptop, you may choose to keep offline data on your computer.

Or you can remove it.

Now, set up preferences for when you’re using Gmail offline.

First, choose the number of days of mail that you want to have access to for syncing and storing on your computer.

You can also choose if you want to be able to download attachments while offline.

Now, if you are already logged into your account, you can go offline and continue using Gmail.

When you’re back online, any messages you’ve composed will be automatically sent from a new Outbox folder.

To use Gmail offline, you can also bookmark your inbox in Chrome, or go to mail.google.com.

In the next video, you will review everything you have learned about Gmail in this lesson.

Now, it’s your turn: Set up Gmail without an internet connection, Open Gmail offline, And set offline preferences.

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Instructions
  1. Set up Gmail without an internet connection.
  2. Open Gmail offline.
  3. Set offline preferences.