Google Blogoscoped

Forum

Error 400 bad request when I sign into Gmail

Kate Desmond [PersonRank 0]

Friday, June 6, 2008
13 years ago82,811 views

I am having trouble signing into my gmail account. It acts like it is refreshing forever and then comes up with a 400 bad request error. I am able to get into igoogle and it says that I am logged in but I can't get to my gmail inbox. I have tried reseting my password in igoogle and also deleting my cookies and history. Nothing is working. Does anyone have any suggestions, I am lost without my email!

Motti [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

try loading Gmail with this address http://mail.google.com/mail?ui=1

Zim [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

or this other one mail.google.com/mail?labs=0

Mike [PersonRank 0]

13 years ago #

Some url:s for browsing Gmail.

Labs turned on http://mail.google.com/mail/?labs=1
Labs turned off http://mail.google.com/mail/?labs=0
New standard http://mail.google.com/mail?ui=2
Old standard http://mail.google.com/mail?ui=1
Basic HTML http://mail.google.com/mail/?ui=html
Mobile XHTML http://m.gmail.com

Kerim [PersonRank 0]

13 years ago #

I am having the same problem as Kate. My gmail never loads and refreshes forever, if i wait long enough 400 bad error comes up. This problem only occurs in the firefox browser, explorer loads gmail with no problem.

Tania K [PersonRank 0]

13 years ago #

I:ve tried all the bits you guys suggested but it still won't work... help!

Tony [PersonRank 0]

13 years ago #

i tried signing out at igoogle then deleated all my browsing history

it worked for me

Tony [PersonRank 0]

13 years ago #

update

i unchecked 'remember me on this computer'

rajna [PersonRank 0]

13 years ago #

i am having the same problem...pls help us

Earl [PersonRank 0]

13 years ago #

You probably have a blocked cookie problem!
Go to Tools / Options / Privacy / Exceptions
Eliminate all sites
This is probably where your problem is. For some reason Foxfire 3 or Adblock is blocking your Gmail standard url.

After a lot of trial and error this is what worked for me. Hope it does for you.

Debra [PersonRank 0]

13 years ago #

I was having the same problem--go to Google help, under Gmail, error messages:

http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=91343&topic=12911

It will show you how to clear out your browser. It works!

B [PersonRank 1]

13 years ago #

I had a same problem. But I figured out my laptop clock was indicating some other day. I solved by fixing the date.

Hope it helps.

mike [PersonRank 0]

13 years ago #

change your clock on tee right hand part of your screen, that is also attached to your igoogle clock....l

ghafoor [PersonRank 0]

13 years ago #

i have tryed many times to signin ,but i have never got in a single time!

saraj [PersonRank 1]

13 years ago #

THANK YOU FOR THE CLOCK TIP! I have a bad habit of using that little calendar and sometimes I inadvertently change the date – that is exactly what happened last night as I was planning travel.

Forum home

Advertisement

 
Blog  |  Forum     more >> Archive | Feed | Google's blogs | About
Advertisement

 

This site unofficially covers Google™ and more with some rights reserved. Join our forum!