Sign in to follow this  

iOS 6.1.2 and gmail push

Recommended Posts

Dane    176

So I just upgrades from my iPhone 4 to the 5. Setting up gmail by selecting gmail doesn't push. I tried setting it up as an exchange and entering the information but it says the connection to server failed. Wtf is that??

Anyone have any ideas? It worked on my iPhone 4 just fine tonight.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
bankajac    39

No more gmail push for new iOS devices after Jan 30th. Basically Google stopped supporting ActiveSync.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
SMELTN    142

Your best bet is to get the official Gmail app. That's what we all use now. Either that or mailbox app or sparrow.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dane    176

No more gmail push for new iOS devices after Jan 30th. Basically Google stopped supporting ActiveSync.

But It was working on my iPhone 4 yesterday.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
WildWayz    100

But It was working on my iPhone 4 yesterday.

Yes, but you upgraded your phone - so it stopped working. Basically, anyone who had it pre-configured on their device BEFORE Jan 30th, they were fine. Anyone setting it up after than (upgrade phone, restore etc) it will cease to work.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dane    176

Yes, but you upgraded your phone - so it stopped working. Basically, anyone who had it pre-configured on their device BEFORE Jan 30th, they were fine. Anyone setting it up after than (upgrade phone, restore etc) it will cease to work.

That's stupid. Does the gmail app push?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Menge    33

Do what I do: install and configure the GMail app, but use Mail.app instead. The GMail app will do push notifications of messages and you can just open Mail.app instead.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dane    176

Do what I do: install and configure the GMail app, but use Mail.app instead. The GMail app will do push notifications of messages and you can just open Mail.app instead.

I'll do that!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
CPressland    176

Do what I do: install and configure the GMail app, but use Mail.app instead. The GMail app will do push notifications of messages and you can just open Mail.app instead.

Thats a freaking awesome idea man!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
BGM    95

interesting, mine still works on 6.1 i think :o

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dane    176

interesting, mine still works on 6.1 i think :o

My Iphone 4 worked with push last night, but not on my new one

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Shadrack    601

Is Exchange Activesync the only way to get Mail app push notifications (other than iCloud)?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Shadrack    601

My Iphone 4 worked with push last night, but not on my new one

It's totally on google side. If you would have purchased your new phone in January this wouldn't be a problem because google was still accepting new devices. It was per device, not user.

Everyone is eventually going to have a problem with this as they upgrade their phone. I'm on the fence about changing my email over it. The gmail client is OK, but isn't as quick to load as the stock mail client even on the 5. Idk... I've had my gmail account since beta and SO many accounts are tied to it. Blah.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Roger H.    773

Google as was said doesn't support EAS anymore so new accounts have to use the Gmail app or only do IMAP from it. Sux but blame Google in this one, can't blame Apple or Microsoft this time around!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Shadrack    601

Google as was said doesn't support EAS anymore so new accounts have to use the Gmail app or only do IMAP from it. Sux but blame Google in this one, can't blame Apple or Microsoft this time around!

Not per-account, it is per-device.

Your best bet is to get the official Gmail app. That's what we all use now. Either that or mailbox app or sparrow.

Sparrow doesn't support PUSH unless you jailbreak and install Sparrow+. I'm a little mistified by what Sparrow+ is doing to get PUSH working, but it works.

More-or-less the official GMail app works just fine. Just have Mail app setup with GMail via IMAP/SMTP for when you share something like a photo.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Barpanda    0

It is going to irk several users.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.