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How To Fix The Issue: Unable to Print from Gmail?

If you cannot print emails when you select the Print option within your Gmail account, the problem might be with your browser (which you use to access your Gmail account). Below are the troubleshooting steps to resolve the Unable to print from Gmail problem.

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Update your web browser

  • Launch the Google Chrome web browser on your computer.
  • Click the three-dot icon at the top-right end of the screen.
  • Select the Help option followed by the About Google Chrome option.
  • Google Chrome will update automatically if a new version is available.
  • Restart the Google Chrome browser.
  • Try to print again.
  • Still, unable to print from Gmail continue the next step.

Print from an alternative browser

Access your Gmail account in any other web browser like Firefox, Internet Explorer, Edge, or Safari.

Reset your browser

  • Navigate to Menu in the Google Chrome web browser.
  • Choose the Settings option.
  • Click the Advanced option at the bottom of the page.
  • Go to the Reset and cleanup section.
  • Select the Restore settings to their original defaults option.
  • If prompted for confirmation, click the Reset Settings option.

Check the selected printer

  • Go to the Gmail account and then open the email message to print.
  • On the keyboard, press the Win and P keys at the same time.
  • Navigate to the Destination drop-down menu.
  • Check if you have selected the correct printer. If not, change it and click Print.

Clear your web browser cache

  • Click the More icon in the Google Chrome web browser.
  • Select the More Tools option followed by the Clear browsing data option.
  • Choose the All time option from the Time Range drop-down menu.
  • Select the Cookies and other site data and Cached images and files options.
  • Click the Clear Data option to clear the browser’s cache.
  • If you are unable to print from Gmail, go to the next step.

Save your email as a PDF

  • Access the Gmail account.
  • Open the email message that you want to print.
  • Hold the Win and P keys together.
  • Go to the Destination drop-down menu.
  • Select the Save as PDF option and click the Save option.
  • Specify the folder to save your email and select the Save option.
  • Open the saved PDF and click the Print option to print the email.
  • Still, if you are unable to print from Gmail, you can print the email message using an email client like Thunderbird.
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