Chrome browsers only

Read and draft Gmail messages even when you don't have internet access. Your messages will send when you're back online.


  • Read and respond to emails when you’re on flights without Wi-Fi.
  • Continue working in Gmail during internet outages.


Install the Gmail Offline Chrome App

  1. In your Chrome browser, go to the app's page in the Chrome Web Store.
  2. Click ADD TO CHROME.
  3. In the dialog box, click Add app.
  4. In the new tab that opens, click Gmail Offline.
  5. Select Allow offline mail and click Continue.

Open Gmail offline
  1. Open a new tab in Chrome.
  2. Near the top of the page, in the bookmarks bar, click App Launcher Gmail apps.
  3. Click Gmail Offline.