Gmail privacy error

Gmail privacy error means that the users connection is not private while accessing Gmail.

Staff Asked on October 19, 2017 in Gmail.
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Solution 1. Set Date & time settings

“Gmail privacy error ” possibly caused by incorrect Set Date & time settings. You Time and Time Zone might be disabled which caused incorrect time and date. If your time and date are too far from internet time and date it will cause errors. To fix this error, see the instructions below or watch it here on YouTube

  1. Click Windows Start.

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  2. Type “Set Date & time settings.”
  3. Enable Set time automatically and Set time zone automatically.
  4. Then try Gmail.com again.
Staff Answered on February 11, 2018.
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Solution 2. Update your Browser

You could be using a nonupdated web browser which could be causing “Gmail privacy error .” The reason for this is some update could be needed to run Gmail. It could be for security purposes. Try to update your browser, see instructions below.

Google Chrome

  1. For Google Chrome type or paste this into the Address/search bar chrome://settings/help.
  2. Update Chrome if an update is available.  

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Mozilla Firefox

Please follow the image below. 

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Mircosoft Edge

Update your Window 10. Click Windows Start type in “Check for Updates” and press Enter key. 

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Staff Answered on February 11, 2018.
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Solution 3. Clear Browser Cache Data

A browser cache could sometimes inflict problem from loading a website including Gmail which could be causing “Gmail privacy error .” Try to clear the cache of the browser.

Google Chrome

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  1. In Google Chrome address/search bar, type in chrome://settings/clearBrowserData.

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  2. In Clear the following items from, select the beginning of time.
  3. Check all checkbox below Clear the following items from.
  4. Then, click Clear Browsing Data.

Mozilla Firefox

Please follow the image below. 

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Solution 4. Scan for Malware

Your computer might be infected by a malicious software. Try to scan your computer with an updated antivirus. You could use Windows Defender or Microsoft security essentials for free or use a third-party antivirus. 

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Solution 5. Disable all Third-party Software

A third-party software could be blocking or redirecting your connection such as a proxy server, which could be the caused by “Gmail privacy error .” You may want to run your Windows in clean boot and disable all third-party browser extensions/plugins.

Clean boot

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Disable extension

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