Updated : Oct 04, 2019 in Not-Supporting

How to Fix: Gmail Server Error 007

Gmail, though being the most popular email service, also has some issues in its server and Gmail server error 007 is one of those. This is a very common error which you might come across while using the Gmail service. 

Gmail Server Error 007

Some users have reported that they face this error while they try to attempt sending a mail. They also report that when this error occurs, the Gmail account gets frozen. If you are one of those who come across this error, then you may not be able to open anything or get stuck on that error page. 

In this article, we have come up with some solutions through which one can easily fix the Gmail server error code.

Some Advanced Steps to Troubleshoot Gmail Server Error:

Gmail server error 7 usually experience in some specific browsers and in that case, the users try to use another browser. It may fix the error but if that is not the solution, then you need to take such measures by which you could fix it permanently. 

There are obviously certain factors that cause this error and most of those are related to the browser you are using. We will discuss each of them and will let you know how you could get rid of the issue.

Method #1: Logout and Login again to your Gmail

This is the initial step to eliminate the error from the browser and this process is quite simple to execute. Whenever your browser shows up this error, you can try going back to the previous page so that you can log out from the Gmail account.

Log in back to the Gmail account again and try using the service. It is recommended to restart the browser before logging into the Gmail account again. This method may work for some users and can solve the problem temporarily.

Method #2: Clear Cache and Cookies from the Browser

Caches and cookies of browser stores webpage information and resources files in order to load the web page faster. If somehow the cache or cookie files get corrupted, it may cause errors like Gmail server error 007.

Follow the below-mentioned instructions to clear the cookies and cache files of your browser.

  • In your browser, click on the vertically aligned three dots placed at the top right corner of that window.
  • From there, you can go to the Settings of the browser. Scroll and find the Advanced settings option. Select the same. 
  • The page may get extended to the below of a new window.
  • Find an option like “Clear browsing data” and go to that option.
  • Check all the required boxes which represent options like Cookies and Cache Files.
  • Click on “Clear Data” to clear the files and you are done.

If you have performed the above steps, then there is a high possibility that you would not face the issue again.

Method #3: Disable Email Signature from Antivirus

If you have an external antivirus in the system, you are likely to encounter the Gmail server error on your computer. Sometimes, the antivirus program lets your browser show up this error as it is not restricted to scan the email signature of sending mails.

Hence, you need to set the antivirus settings in such a way that it stops scanning the email signature of the outgoing emails.

AVG Antivirus

AVG antivirus users can follow the below-mentioned instructions to disable the email signature.

  • Go to the AVG Settings.
  • Hit on the General tab.
  • Uncheck the box next to “Email signature”
  • Press the “Save” and exit from the browser.

Avast Antivirus

Avast users can follow these instructions listed below:

  • Firstly, go to Avast Settings.
  • Go to the “General” option.
  • Uncheck the box of “Email signature”.
  • Press the Save button.

Method #4: Disable the Browser Extensions

It is often seen that due to the presence of malicious or faulty browser extensions, the error shows up. You may have installed new extensions or plugins on your browser and this is the reason the browser in executing the Gmail server error

In order to remove the error from occurring, you can try disabling the browser extensions. Have a look at the steps cited below.

  • Click on the three dots placed at the top right corner of the browser window.
  • Select “More tools” and tap on “Extensions” for the Chrome browser. If you are using another browser, you can click on options like “Plugins” or “Addons”.
  • A new window will open where you will get to see all the extensions installed on the browser.
  • Look for if there is any malicious plugins present and disable the same. Make sure to remove the extension after disabling that.
  • Restart the browser and check whether the Gmail is working fine.

Method #5: Disable Gmail Labs Background Send

Sometimes, it is seen that due to the “background send” option enabled, the server error 007 may pop up on the browser screen. In such a case, you can disable the option by accessing Gmail account settings.

  • Firstly, sign in to the Gmail account.
  • Click on the gear icon located at the top right corner of the page. This will let you land on the Settings page.
  • Look for the “Labs” tab and select the tab.
  • In this section, you will get to see the “Background Send” option is enabled.
  • Disable the option and try sending mail again to see if the problem still persists.

Method #6: Update Browser and Check for Viruses

You can’t imagine what a virus can do to the system. Thus, due to the presence of viruses, your PC may show up the error. In order to protect your computer from malicious viruses, you should safeguard the system by installing a good antivirus. Also visit: uTorrent is not Responding in Windows 10 

You should perform a regular full system scan to detect viruses that may cause the error. Moreover, you also need to update your browser on a regular basis.

In the above section, we have discussed all the possible ways to get rid of this irritating Gmail server error 007. If you still have any queries, you can contact us anytime via call or email. We make sure to come with the best solution that suits your demand.

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