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Error 400 bad request when I sign into Gmail

Kate Desmond [PersonRank 0]

Friday, June 6, 2008
11 years ago82,041 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]

11 years ago #

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

Zim [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

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

Mike [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

Some url:s for browsing Gmail.

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

Kerim [PersonRank 0]

11 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]

11 years ago #

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

Tony [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

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

it worked for me

Tony [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

update

i unchecked 'remember me on this computer'

rajna [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

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

Earl [PersonRank 0]

11 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]

11 years ago #

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

mail.google.com/support/bin/an ...

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

B [PersonRank 1]

11 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]

11 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]

11 years ago #

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

saraj [PersonRank 1]

11 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.

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