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Gmail Not Uploading Attachments issue

My gmail account stops responding as soon as I try to upload a file. I don’t know why is it happening? Can you please help me troubleshoot this issue? Thank You.


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  1. Gmail, like any other modern email service, supports file attachments that are then send with the email to the recipient of the email. File attachments need to be uploaded and match certain criteria before they are attached, or added, to the email.

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  2. The first thing to do and which might be causing the problem with the attachments are browser extensions and permissions. That’s why we encourage you to disable all browser extensions temporarily (the focus is on adblockers) and check whether Gmail web-client has all permissions.

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  3. Send attachments with confidential mode
    On your computer, go to Gmail.
    Click Compose.
    Click Attach .
    Choose the files you want to upload.
    In the bottom right of the window, click Turn on confidential mode . …
    Set an expiration date and passcode. …
    Click Save.

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  4. In some cases, opening Gmail using an alternative browser can fix Gmail attachment uploading failed Error. Once you have a different browser up, try attaching the file again to your Gmail account.

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  5. If you received an email with one or more attachments that you can’t download to your computer, the most likely culprit is your antivirus, antispyware or firewall software. … Another issue, though less common, is that your download or history cache on the Web browser you are using is full

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  6. Open an email that has a blocked attachment by clicking on it. Click the option labeled “Show Content” on the top of the opened email message to unblock the attachment. Click the “Forward” option located on the top of your Hotmail accoun

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