Sending or receiving an email with Gmail is an effortless job. However, there are some common problems or issues like “Gmail not sending emails” faced by many users.

Gmail Is Not Sending Emails

There might be several reasons for this Gmail problem to occur, including:

  1. App problems
  2. Connection errors
  3. Server issues
  4. Unstable or poor internet connection, etc.

But, the good aspect is that it is not a new problem, and you can resolve it with the quick troubleshooting solutions given below.

Resolving the “send” issue in Gmail

First Things First

  1. Initially, ensure that your computer or smartphone is connected to a stable Internet connection. Switch to Wi-Fi if necessary.
  2. Next, check whether you have entered your recipient’s email address correctly in the “To” field. If not, re-enter it correctly to fix the problem.
  3. Make sure that you’re not sending an email with a large attachment. (The maximum size limit is 25 MB).
  4. If the Gmail server is down, wait for it to be fixed from the service provider’s side and then send the email message.
  5. Restart your computer or smartphone.
  6. If you’re using a third-party email client, use the Gmail app or the Gmail account webpage to send the email.

Advanced solutions

If Gmail is not sending emails even after performing the above solutions, try these advanced methods.

Configuring the account settings

  1. Misconfigured server settings could lead to these kinds of problems.
  2. Check whether your Gmail account’s SMTP settings are configured correctly.
  3. If not, re-configure them and then send your email.

Clear app cache and data

In some cases, the cache stored on the app can slow down or stop the app from responding to your actions. In case you’re facing this problem on your Android phone, clear the cache and data of the app and then try to send the email message.

  1. Open the Settings app on your Android phone.
  2. Tap Apps > App Manager, All apps, or Manage apps > Gmail.
  3. Select Storage > Cache > Clear all Data.
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Re-install the Gmail app

If the Gmail is not sending emails even after performing the above method, re-install the Gmail app on your Android phone to resolve it.

  1. Open the Apps screen on your smartphone.
  2. Select All Apps > Gmail > Uninstall or Uninstall the update.
  3. Gmail not sending emails from phone
  4. Now, open the Google Play Store and re-install the Gmail app.
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Contact us if the Gmail is not sending email even after performing the above methods.