How to Fix Gmail Attachment Error?

How to Fix Gmail Attachment Error?
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Can't attach files in Gmail chrome? The problem can be fixed using any of the following methods. If you'd like to continue reading, please do so now.

Step to Fix Gmail Attachment Error - 

1. Use Another Browser to Access Gmail

If Gmail attachments not working in one browser, try a different one to see if it fixes the problem. The only browsers supported by Gmail are Chrome, Firefox (including Chromecast), Safari, Internet Explorer (IE), and Edge.

2. Alternatively, you can simply update your browser.

Gmail's browser is out of date, which is one of the many reasons you can't attach files to Gmail. In order to fix this issue, it is recommended that you upgrade your browser. Here's a quick reference:

1. Start by clicking the three-dot icon in the upper right corner of Google Chrome and then choosing Update Google Chrome.

After selecting the three-dot icon, if you don't see the option to Update Google Chrome, you can instead click the Help > About Google Chrome option. The browser will then automatically download any newer versions that are available.

2. To complete the Chrome update, restart Google Chrome.

3. Clearing the Cache and Data 

The Gmail won't attach files error may also be fixed by clearing your browser's cache and data.. Here's how to get it done:

1. Click the three-dot menu in the upper-right corner of Google Chrome to bring up the More tools menu, and then pick Clear browsing data from the list that appears.

2. Afterward, choose the browsing data box, and then click the Clear data button.

4. Remove the Proxy Server from the equation.

Proxies are possible causes of Gmail's unable to attach files problem. As a result, disabling your web browser's proxy server may resolve the issue.

1. First, type Internet options in the taskbar's search bar. When you see the result, click on it to access Internet Properties.

2. When you're on the Connections tab, click on the LAN settings button and you're done.

3. Deactivate your local area network (LAN) proxy server in step 3. Afterward, click the OK button to save your changes.

5. Disable Firewall

Attachment failures can also be caused by a firewall. You can temporarily disable the firewall to prevent it from interfering with email attachments. The following are the measures to take:

1. To launch the Run dialogue, press the Win + R key. When you're done, type firewall. Enter cpl into the search box and hit Enter. cpl

2. To disable the Windows Defender firewall, click Turn Windows Defender Firewall on or off on the left side of the window, and then pick both the Turn off Windows Firewall options under Customize settings for each type of network option.

3. To complete the process, click OK at the bottom of the screen.

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