How to Fix Gmail Won’t Load on iPhone Safari Browser (iOS 17)

Login to Gmail and Use your Gmail account on the iPhone’s Safari Browser. it’s very interesting. Apparently, now Safari is being the culprit for you! As of now, I have had a terrible experience of using Gmail on Safari, the Gmail is not working on the Safari app on iPhone. The scenario is when I opened Gmail on Safari, it loaded up to 80%, and then the screen freeze.

However, Gmail is the heartbeat of professionals and businessmen because whoever moved from Android to iOS will definitely use the old Gmail Account. Discussion apart, let’s see how to fix Gmail won’t load on Safari iPhone or Gmail not loading on Safari iPhone.

Quick Fixes on Gmail Won’t load on iPhone Safari or Stuck on Login Gmail Account

Solution 1: Ignore, Get the Gmail App on Login

Safari Browser will ask you on-screen whether you would like to open All the mails on the Gmail app. You can skip here with small options like this, I am not interested.

But some iOS users fail to open Gmail on their Phone’s Safari Browser. Please follow the below troubleshooting tips and fix your Gmail Won’t load on iPhone Safari Or Chrome Browser.

Open Gmail Account on iPhone Safari Browser without app

Solution 2: Force Restart iPhone

Before trying some hard solutions to fix Gmail not working on Safari iPhone X, we will simply give restart to iPhone and check if it works for us or not? Force restarting iPhone will clean up the background applications and small bugs preventing Safari functionalities.

For iPhone 8 or later

Hard Reboot iPhone Step by Step
Hard Reboot iPhone Step by Step
  • Step #1: Press and Quickly release the Volume Up button.
  • Step #2: Press and Quickly release the Volume Down button.
  • Step #3: Press and hold the Side/Power button until you see the Apple logo on the screen.

For iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

  • Step #1: Press and hold the Power button and Volume Down button until the Apple logo appears on the screen.

For iPhone 6s and earlier

  • Step #1: Press and hold the Home button together with Power button and release when you see Apple logo.

Solution 3: Reset Safari

Reset Safari refers to cleaning up the cookies and caches of the browser. This can be helpful because when you surf on Safari browser, you are opening the gate for millions of files to enter in your iPhone. And so one destructive file can result in the uneven performance of the app like Gmail not responding on Safari iPhone.

  • Step #1: Launch “Settings”.
  • Step #2: Locate and tap the “Safari” app.
  • Step #3: Select “Clear History and Website Data”.
  • Step #4. Now choose All History.
  • Step #5. In the end, tapping on Clear History.
Clear Website and History Data on iPhone

Kindly note that you will lose all of the web history, and the good news is Safari will not modify any settings related to AutoFill information.

Solution 4: Update Safari

It might be possible you are facing Gmail not working in Safari due to the old version of Safari app. So today again I would suggest you to keep your iPhone and applications up to date in order to enjoy them seamlessly. Here’s how to update Safari App.

  • Step #1: Unlock the iPhone and tap “App Store” from the home screen.
  • Step #2: On the bottom, you will see “Updates”, click on it.
  • Step #3: Select “Update All”.
  • Step #4: Sit back and let all the apps get updated.

Solution 5: Update iPhone

Still, Gmail won’t load on iPhone Safari? And if your iPhone is missing major iOS update. Then find better Wi-Fi and put your device on Update to fix unwanted issues.

  • Step #1: Launch the “Settings” app.
  • Step #2: Tap “General”.
  • Step #3: Choose “Software Update”.
head to setting app and tap general choose software update on your iphone

If an update is available for your iPhone then you will see there.

Other Few problems might be creating a problem like this,

You have a good internet connection; Because the Browser will take more data compared to the app. You might feel Gmail’s email load slowly and stuck on open.

Gmail servers might be busy in your region.

Don’t use Third-Party Software or Browsers to open the Gmail app. (VPN or Low performing Browser app). Use only Safari. Because I always tried with safari only.

Safari not Showing on your iPhone. Check that Safari is disabled or restricted in screen time settings to use. For this, follow the solution number Six.

Solution 6: Disable/Enable Safari

Disabling Safari sounds funny! But spend a moment doing that if Gmail won’t load on Safari iPhone, it won’t harm your device.

  1. Open “Settings” app.
  2. Select “Screen Time”.
  3. Tap “Content & Privacy Restrictions”
Launch The Tap Screen Time Scroll The Find Content & Privacy Restrictions On iPhone
  1. Choose Allowed Apps
  2. Enter the Screen time passcode (If you don’t remember, – you can reset screen time passcode)
  3. Now turn the toggle to the left side to hide Safari on your Apple smartphone or iPad tablet.
How to hide safari on iPhone and iPad with screen time

In the same way, you can unhide Safari by turn the toggle green into screentime settings.

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It’s really amazing to use a Gmail Account on your iOS Browser Quickly without setup up the Mail apps or Download the Gmail app and Setup to up there.

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Karly Wood

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