Here are troubleshooting steps if you do not see cloudHQ chrome extension in your Gmail or you see it, but the function is not working:
- Check your browser and installed extensions:
Click here to verify your browser
- Verify that Chrome Extension is installed and enabled. Please check the following support note: How to verify that cloudHQ Chrome Extension is installed and enabled.
If the extension is not installed please go to cloudHQ Extensions page to install it and restart the browser.
If during the installation you get an error “Extension is blocked by the administrator“, then contact your IT admin to whitelist the extension. The instructions on how whitelist the extension are here: How to whitelist the Chrome extension
- Ensure that permissions requested by Chrome Extension are accepted. Please check the following support note: How to accept new extension permissions and re-enable Chrome extension?
- Ensure all Chrome extensions are updated. Please check the following support note: How to manually update Chrome extensions
- Ensure that you have installed the latest Chrome browser version. Normally updates happen in the background when you close and reopen your computer’s browser. But if you haven’t closed your browser in a while, you might need to update the browser manually:
- Open Chrome browser.
- Select About Google Chrome
- Click Update Google Chrome. You’re on the latest version if you don’t see this button.
- Click Relaunch
- Ensure that 3rd-party cookies are not blocked or that cloudHQ is whitelisted. Please check the support note How to enable 3rd-party cookies in Google Chrome browser on how to do that.
- If you are using ad-blocker extensions such as Ghostery or AdBlocker you need to uninstall them or whitelist both cloudHQ and Gmail to make everything working. Please check cloudHQ chrome extensions and ad-blocker extensions support note on how to do that.
- Restart your browser.
Please check the following link to see how to restart browser: How to restart Chrome browser
- If you do not see the cloudHQ icon in the upper right corner of your Gmail (as shown here), and cloudHQ is installed, then it might be that you are running into a Google Chrome browser bug .
To fix this do the following:
– go here: chrome://apps/
– delete Gmail application
- Many of our extensions depend that email messages are in HTML (Gmail Email Templates, Email Tracker, HTML Editor for Gmail, etc.) so you need to ensure that your Gmail is not sending in plain-text mode. To switch from plain text to rich text formatting in Gmail, open up a new compose window, click on the down arrow in the Compose toolbar, and uncheck “Plain Text Mode.” The short video on how to check that is here.
- Clear and refresh cached images and files in the Chrome browser and restart the browser. Please check How to refresh cached images and files in Chrome support note on how to clear and refresh cached images and files.
- If clearing a cache does not help, try clearing Chrome cookies and restarting it. Please check How to reset cookies, clear and refresh cache in Chrome support note on how to clear browser cookies.
- Verify that your Gmail account is authorized with cloudHQ. To verify that, do the following:
- Login into cloudHQ
- Select Cloud Accounts tab
- If you see Authorize button next to your Gmail account, then click on it and follow the wizard
- If you do not see your Gmail account in the list of authorized account then click on Gmail icon and follow the wizard
- For Gmail Scheduler, if you do not see your Google Calendar account in the list of authorized account then click on Google Calendar icon and follow the wizard
- After the above is done, go to your Gmail and refresh the browser.
- If you still have trouble with extensions, please de-install or disable all other extensions. It is known that some extensions are not compatible with cloudHQ. Please email us at support@cloudHQ.net if you discover that some of your favorite Chrome extensions are causing the problem. We will try our best to fix the problem.
- It is known that some parental control & website blocking software might be unintentionally mangling secure HTTPS connections. Please try removing all parental control & website blocking software and your PC and restart the Chrome browser.
- If nothing works, please collect Google Chrome console logs and email us at support@cloudHQ.net and we will help.
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