Supported browsers

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

Browsers that are supported by Gmail

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

Gmail works best in the newest and last prior version of these browsers:

Visit Gmail on your browser

  1. On your computer, go to
  2. Sign in to Gmail.

Troubleshoot browser errors

Browser isn't supported

"This browser is not supported."

If you use a browser that works with Gmail and get this error message, an extension might be causing the problem. Try turning off your browser extensions.

If you use Chrome, learn how to manage extensions.

JavaScript error

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

If you get this message, open your browser's security settings and add to your trusted sites.

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

If you get 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.

If you use Chrome, learn how to change site settings.

Cookie error

"Your browser's cookie functionality is turned off. Please turn it on."

If you get this message, do a search for your browser's name and cookies to find instructions. If you use Chrome, learn how to enable cookies.

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