Fix Oops… a server error occurred and your email was not sent. (#008)

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Following up on different solutions to fix Gmail Sever errors, another issue that Gmail users face is the “Oops… a server error occurred and your email was not sent. (#008)” This problem on Gmail is common when users are sending an attachment in an email and the Oops a server error occurred and your email was not sent 008 when the message could not be sent. Attachments in emails that are 25MB in size or larger will cause a Gmail Error 008 message to show up. The following will help fix the “Oops… a server error occurred and your email was not sent. (#008)

The main reason that this gmail error happens is because there is a conflict with the software on the computer and the web browser cache needs to be erased. This generally solves the oops… a server error occurred and your email was not sent. (#008) problem. Another possible reason for this server error could be because the Internet browser needs to be updated to the most current version. Recommended: How to Fix Gmail Sever Error #707


The following instructions may also work for these Gmail Sever Errors:

  • 007
  • 008
  • 009
  • 102
  • 103
  • 500
  • 602
  • 6413


In Google Chrome for Windows and Linux:

  1. Click the Tools menu tools menu.
  2. Select Options.
  3. Select the Under the Hood tab.
  4. Select Clear browsing data.
  5. Select the “Clear browsing history” checkbox
  6. Use the “Clear data from this period” menu to select the amount of data you want to delete.
  7. Click Clear browsing data.


In Google Chrome for Macs:

  1. Select Chrome > Clear Browsing Data on the menu bar.
  2. Select the “Clear browsing history” checkbox.
  3. Use the “Clear data from this period” menu to select the amount of data you want to delete.
  4. Click Clear Browsing data.


 

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