From 8th February 2016, it has started, Gmail is not working on Google Chrome Browser on some devices. Why is It happening? There are some reasons why it is happening with your device.
Reasons for Not working Gmail on Google Chrome Browser
- Your Chrome browser’s version is Older
- Your Operating System is old
Google has announced on their official blog that the Gmail will no longer to support Google Chrome browser Version 53 and below.But it is not stopped supporting completely – As said on their blog – “Gmail will continue to function on Chrome Browser v53 and below through the end of the 2017. ”
Google want their customers to upgrade to the latest version of Chrome Browser. The latest browser is Version 55 and that contains important security updates that Google wants to give their customers.
Another Reason, Your operating system is old, If you are on the Microsoft windows XP or Vista, or any other older version than Windows 7 then Gmail would not support on the same Device on Google Chrome Browser.
So, What is the solution? What to do if Gmail is not working on the Chrome Browser?
Here are Three Simple solutions
- Upgrade Chrome Browser – Upgrade your Google Chrome Browser to Latest version, Version 55. You can download it from official website of Google Chrome
- Upgrade Windows Operating System – Upgrade your Windows OS to Windows 7 or higher versions. Windows 10 is the latest version of Microsoft Windows.
- Use other Internet Browsers – If you are not willing to apply these solutions, Simply use other internet browsers on your devices. You can use Firefox Browser or Opera Browser, these two are the most used browsers on Windows OS after Google Chrome. The latest version of Opera Browser has Free VPN Service, that is inbuilt in the browser itself.
Here is the Video Tutorial for Opera’s Free VPN
Here is what Google stated on their Official blog, “Gmail users that are still on Windows XP and Windows Vista are the most likely to be affected because v49 was the last released version which supported those operating systems. As previously announced in April 2015 and November 2015, these systems are no longer maintained by Microsoft, and we strongly encourage you to migrate to more secure and supported systems.”