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I downloaded the Google Chrome application called "Offline Google Mail" by Google. I used it a few times (online), it works fine, syncs, whatever.

Yesterday I was on the bus and decided to give a try to Offline GMail in the real world. Except all I got was something like "Web application is not reachable". If I read this correctly, it's complaining that I am offline.

Do I have to be online for Offline to work? What is the point of Offline Gmail then?

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Doesn't appear to be automaticly ready to work offline. Did you follow these instructions? –  CharlieRB Nov 29 '11 at 16:02
    
This link is for Google Gears, which is being discontinued - I am talking about the new version (they mention it on top of that page "support for offline in gmail is changing") –  nute Nov 30 '11 at 9:39

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I've had that problem in the past. It is working for me now.

Install offline gmail at the Chrome Web Store (sounds like you've done that)

Use it from this url: https://mail.google.com/mail/mu/mp/601/?mui=ca#tl/Inbox or by opening a new tab in Chrome, finding offline gmail, and clicking it.

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