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Supported browsers

You can use Gmail with popular browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari.

Browsers that are supported by Gmail

Gmail can be used with the current and previous versions of most browsers, including:

Note: Any browser you use needs to have cookies and JavaScript turned on. 

Visit Gmail on your browser

  1. Visit gmail.com.
  2. Enter your username and password.

Troubleshoot browser errors

Browser isn't supported

If you're using a browser that works with Gmail but see the "This browser is not supported" error, you might be using an extension that causes browser problems. Try turning off your browser extensions.

JavaScript error

"In order to log in to Gmail, your browser must be set to allow Javascript to set cookies"

If you see this message, open your browser's security settings and add https://mail.google.com to your trusted sites.

"Oops! Gmail won't work because JavaScript is disabled in your web browser"

If you see this message, turn on JavaScript, then refresh the page. Instructions for changing your JavaScript settings vary by browser, so do a search for JavaScript and your browser's name to find the right help page.

Cookie error

If you see the message "Your browser's cookie functionality is turned off. Please turn it on," do a search for your browser's name and cookies to find instructions. If you use Google Chrome, learn how to enable cookies on Chrome.

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