1. Crogs's Avatar
    For the past week I've been having issues getting new mail pushed to my phone from my gmail account. Sometimes it'll happen immediately, other times delayed by hours. I get a "Cannot Get Mail, the connection to the server failed" when I try to manually get my mail through the mail app. Other times, nothing happens and I get the busy indicator in the top right of the status bar but nothing ever gets updated - and no error message. Earlier today it took me about an hour of trying and waiting to send a piece of mail and then it took even longer for it to even appear in my sent mail box.

    Are the GMail servers just getting hammered (after all, this is still in beta according to Google). At this point, fetch every hour would be more reliable.

    Is there anything I can do to my phone to ensure some setting didn't get messed up and any issues are server side?
    Last edited by Crogs; 10-13-2009 at 12:32 AM.
    10-13-2009 12:23 AM
  2. cobra302's Avatar
    i gave up on the gmail exchange. i just use fetch and gpush and have been very pleased. so much so that i'm not even really using mobile me as much anymore. the pop up for the emails is a nice added touch.
    10-13-2009 03:46 PM
  3. audit's Avatar
    Are the GMail servers just getting hammered (after all, this is still in beta according to Google).
    Gmail has been out of beta for at least a month.
    10-13-2009 04:43 PM
  4. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    I think it's early days at present. I'm sure in a few weeks it will start to work properly. I'm sure Google/Gmail are working on the issues customers are reporting...

    For the past week I've been having issues getting new mail pushed to my phone from my gmail account. Sometimes it'll happen immediately, other times delayed by hours. I get a "Cannot Get Mail, the connection to the server failed" when I try to manually get my mail through the mail app. Other times, nothing happens and I get the busy indicator in the top right of the status bar but nothing ever gets updated - and no error message. Earlier today it took me about an hour of trying and waiting to send a piece of mail and then it took even longer for it to even appear in my sent mail box.

    Are the GMail servers just getting hammered (after all, this is still in beta according to Google). At this point, fetch every hour would be more reliable.

    Is there anything I can do to my phone to ensure some setting didn't get messed up and any issues are server side?
    10-13-2009 04:56 PM
  5. big9erfan's Avatar
    I've been having intermittent issues with gmail messages loading, but it's cleared itself up within a few hours. I'm overall QUITE pleased with the way GMAIL has been handled by the iPhone...or viceversa.
    10-13-2009 05:07 PM
  6. ricenoodles's Avatar
    I've used gmail for 4 years now, and it seems its still in beta phase.
    10-13-2009 08:33 PM
  7. Crogs's Avatar
    Gmail has been out of beta for at least a month.
    I should have been more clear.

    Active Sync is still in beta.

    Google Sync is a beta product. Please visit the Help Center to review known limitations.
    Google Sync on your mobile phone
    10-14-2009 12:12 AM
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