8 Ways to Access Gmail When Down

by on October 29, 2008
in Google, Tips and Tricks




It’s not a usual sight that you see Gmail down and giving a 502 (temporary) error. But what if it does for unknown reasons and that also when you replying to an urgent email?

Google OS blog have come u with an interesting list of URLs from where you can access Gmail when it’s down. One of them might just work during outages at the Gmail datacenters.

Safe modehttp://mail.google.com/mail/?labs=0

Secure modehttps://mail.google.com/

Older versionhttp://mail.google.com/mail/?ui=1

Basic modehttp://mail.google.com/mail/?ui=html

Mobile modehttp://mail.google.com/mail/?ui=mobile or http://m.gmail.com

iPhone modehttp://mail.google.com/mail/x/gdlakb-/gp/

iGoogle gadgethttp://www.google.com/ig/gmailmax

“No browser checking” modehttp://mail.google.com/mail?nocheckbrowser

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  • thanks for the tips, i use my psp on some hotspots and i need a gmail lite mode.

  • Thank you very much, this is very useful, because I use Gmail all the time.

  • Cicjose

    this unfortunately doesn’t work for me. i cannot access any of these links at any time in any browser

  • awesome ill keep that in mind

  • Oneheartstore

    Non are these are working right now!!! Haven’t been able to get onto gmail for hours.