When you open new messages, some images may not show, or have links rather than the pics. 

To view them do the following:

  1. Sign in to Gmail.
  2. Open the message.
  3. Click Display images below in the green box above your message. Or, if you'd like to always view images from a particular sender, click Always display images from sender@domain.com instead.


Internet Explorer users: Your browser1 settings may prevent images that are being sent through HTTP from being shown within messages.

You may need to adjust Internet Explorer's mixed content settings to view images sent through HTTP by following the steps below. Please note to be cautious of enabling displays of HTTP content, as some sites may have risky or malicious content that the browser setting is trying to protect you from.

  1. Access Internet Explorer's Tools menu.
  2. Select 'Internet Options' and click the 'Security' tab.
  3. Select 'Custom level.'
  4. In the 'Display mixed content' section, select the 'Prompt' radio button so you can make the choice on a case by case basis.

Next time Internet Explorer pops up the warning about mixed content, you can choose whether or not you want the content that wasn't delivered via HTTP to be displayed. Browsers like Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome may default to not showing you a pop-up in these cases, but will put a warning icon in the browser window as a notification of the non-HTTPS content that the site may contain.