Gmail error code 500 is basically a temporary error which occurs while logging into a Gmail account. This simply shows you a message as “We are sorry, but your Gmail account is temporarily unavailable. We apologize and suggest you to try again in a few minutes”
The following are the symptoms of this error:
1. The user can’t access his/her Gmail account
2. A temporary message is displayed by Gmail as shown in the figure
Following can be the possible reasons for this error to occur:
- Browser cache issues
- Conflicting browser Extensions or Toolbars.
- Internet security issues like firewalls, Antivirus etc.
- Gmail Server Issues
The solution for each possible cause is given below:
- Browser cache issues
Clearing your web browser’s cache and cookies can easily resolve a large portion of the issues you are confronting with Gmail. On the off chance that you are working with Firefox, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer you can clear cache at the same time by pressing the key Ctrl+Shift+Del.
- Conflicting browser Extensions or Toolbars
A disgracefully coded program extension which you may have as of lately introduced could be the real cause which is preventing you from getting access to your Gmail account. By working with the web browser in Safe Mode, you could be sure of such issues. Experimental Mode is upheld by Firefox while you can run Google Chrome in Incognito mode to impair all disable items.
- Internet security issues like Firewalls, Antivirus
Make sure that your web security applications like Firewall, Antivirus are not meddling with the Gmail.
These distinctive antivirus programming may have diverse your web settings and if you have any doubt you can check these following settings:
- Privacy, Firewall or Allowed destinations.
- Cookie Control.
- Internet Security Toolbar – Disable all web security toolbars that you may have opened.
- Gmail Server issue
Gmail is used by several data centers which follow a regular maintenance process. While selected data centers are following a maintenance process, the Gmail accounts are taken care by another data center in order not to interrupt with its service for users. Well, if this is the case, then an only user won’t be the one who is affected. All that you need to do is be patient and check if your Gmail account is working properly after few hours.