I have been trying to open a gmail account all day…what is going on here?

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edited September 2023 in General Topics

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  • Gjoksi
    Gjoksi DEFENDER OF THE YEAR 2022 / DEFENDER OF THE MONTH ✭✭✭✭✭
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    Hello.

    This error usually appears whenever a page is unavailable.

    It's possible for the web server running a website, the routers, and other equipment that connects your computer to the server to go down. Changes, maintenance, patching, or other issues can cause the web server or routers to be unavailable. When this happens, your computer/phone may get an error (for example: 404 error) or timeout when trying to access a website. This could be a potential cause, especially if the connection is lost intermittently.

    Also, do you use Bitdefender VPN on your phone?

    If so, check out these articles:

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    and see if the steps in the articles will help you.

    Regards.

  • Al Karim Fabrics
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    If you're encountering an error message like "The requested URL was not found on the server" while trying to open a Gmail account, it's likely a technical issue. Here are some steps you can take to troubleshoot the problem:

    1. Check Your Internet Connection: Ensure that you have a stable and active internet connection. Sometimes, a poor or intermittent connection can lead to errors.
    2. Clear Browser Cache and Cookies: Clear your web browser's cache and cookies. Over time, cached data can interfere with website functionality. After clearing, restart your browser and try again.
    3. Try a Different Browser: If the issue persists, try using a different web browser. Sometimes, the problem may be browser-specific.
    4. Disable Browser Extensions: Browser extensions or add-ons can sometimes interfere with website functionality. Try disabling any extensions and see if that resolves the issue.
    5. Use an Incognito/Private Window: Open an incognito or private browsing window in your browser and attempt to create a Gmail account. This mode loads the website without extensions or cached data.
    6. Check Google's Status: Google's services, including Gmail, can occasionally experience downtime or issues. You can check the status of Google services on the Google Status Dashboard.
    7. Try Again Later: If the problem persists and it's not on Google's end, it could be a temporary server issue. Try again after some time.
    8. Check URL: Ensure that you are using the correct URL for creating a Gmail account
    9. Contact Google Support: If none of the above steps resolve the issue, you may need to contact Google's support for assistance.

    Remember to be cautious about the information you enter online and the websites you visit. Ensure that you are using the official Gmail sign-up page and not a phishing site. Double-check the URL in your browser's address bar for authenticity.