For the last three weeks or so I have been unable to upload pdfs to my Gmail I even tried creating a zip file to less than mb, yet the gmail will not upload. Chrome does not use Adobe Reader to view pdf files. you will want to find support for that client (in this case, Gmail) and learn how to do that. having this same issue. Excel files still downloading fine for me and I can download PDFs using gmail in explorer but not on chrome. I attempt.
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Attachments won't open or download If attachments won't upload or download, try these steps in order: Try opening Gmail with labs disabled at this page. How to view PDF in Gmail before you decide to download it into your local hard drive? There are some tips and tricks you should know. Still Gmail will not allow me to attach a PDF file. I have also tested the attachment of JPG and Zip files and those do work. As a a control test I.
There are several downloading features which you can exploit while trying to read the email sent to you.
For example, you can decide to view and manage PDF in Gmail account. Gmail offers several options for you to manage the PDF files you receive in attachments. There are several tips and tricks you can employ while managing Gmail in your account. Some of the tricks you can employ include the following: Using Gmail Gmail has a built-in PDF viewer, which enables to view PDF files directly in the desktop web browser.
Just click the link "View", and then the PDF is open in your web browser. Here you can adjust the PDF to fit the screen, zoom in or zoom out. And what's more, you can search for the text by clicking the "File" menu and choosing "Search the Document".
And then type in the text in the search box. If you have tried opening the email using the PDF option, you probably have seen an option were you can open the file using plain HTML.
It is located in the menu where you open the PDF format files. The pain HTML option means you can as well view the files in webpage format. Still Gmail will not allow me to attach a PDF file.
Does Gmail give you a specific error message? That would help us with searching for past solutions. In that case, your problems might both be caused by this:.
Sometimes Firefox will send websites the wrong content-type for an upload if this settings file has become corrupted: This should launch a new window listing various files and folders. Pause while Firefox finishes its cleanup, then rename mimeTypes. The specific error message I am getting is: My "plugin.
PDF attachments still fail in Firefox and Gmail. Also, I am not using Google Drive.
These attachments are being selected from my local documents folder. They open and work just fine with everything else.
Your above suggestion of resetting the mimeTypes. Support Forum.
This thread was archived. Please ask a new question if you need help. I have also tested the attachment of JPG and Zip files and those do work. This leads me to believe that the issue is browser specific to Firefox.
Please provide me with some fixit suggestions or a solution. Chosen solution Does Gmail give you a specific error message? In that case, your problems might both be caused by this: Leaving that window open, switch back to Firefox and Exit, either: Start Firefox back up again.