How to clear your Gmail cache to fix issues and make the email client run more efficiently
- You can clear your
Gmailcache by selecting the "Clear browsing data" option in the "More Tools" located in the
- If your Gmail account is configured for offline email, you can remove your
cacheby disabling offline emails in Gmail's Chrome browser settings.
- To thoroughly clear your Gmail cache, you should also clear your browsing data and remove the site data file for mail.google.com.
- Gmail stores files in a cache on your computer, which could be a security risk, especially if other people have access to the PC.
Gmail stores a variety of files on your computer in a temporary cache.This permits your computer to run Gmail faster and more efficiently. It also lets you access your Gmail and draft messages offline without internet access if you've already enabled offline email in Gmail.
Once you've done this, you can clear your Gmail cache and delete all Gmail files from your computer in just a few clicks.
Check out the products mentioned in this article:
How to clear your Gmail cache using Chrome1. Open Gmail in Chrome.
2. Click the Settings icon, shaped like a gear.3. Choose "See all settings." 4. At the top of the page, select "Offline."
5. If offline mail is enabled, clear the checkmark, and click "Save Changes."
6. Your cached email should be deleted automatically, but continue with the following steps to be sure everything is removed.
7. In Chrome, select the three-dot menu.
8. Choose "More Tools."9. Click "Clear browsing data."
11. Ensure "Cookies and other site data" as well as "Cached images and files" are checked.
12. Choose "Clear data."13. In Chrome's address bar, type "chrome://settings/siteData" and press Enter. 14. Scroll down until you find "mail.google.com" and select the trash can icon to delete it.
Related coverage from Tech Reference:
- Best office tables for working from home
- Portable multi-purpose laptop table
- Did you know? BigBasket makes more revenue than 32-year old Spencer’s Retail
- SBI, HDFC, ICICI and 12 others banks are joining forces to use blockchain to power Letters of Credit — a move that could be a boon for MSMEs
- Larsen & Toubro Infotech to buy Pune-based digital engineering firm CueLogic