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Posted on 2014-02-06
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I have a customer that does not want to have to wait for their iPhone to retrieve their Gmails (Fetch).  As a result, I am attempting to setup their gmail account as an Exchange account.  When I do, it accepts all the settings (all check marks) but when I check email it says (cannot access server).  Any help?
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by:duttcom
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Exchange accounts in IOs are Active Sync accounts. Check this article against the settings you have on the device -

http://email.about.com/od/accessinggmail/f/Gmail_Exchange_ActiveSync_Settings.htm
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there is also a gmail app that you can download that is fast and reliable

i use it on multiple i devices and am very happy with it. i receive my mails within a minute when sending to my gmail account
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I tried both solutions with no avail.  It's confusing since I have set it this up before.
>The Gmail app doesn't alert upon email that has arrived
>Setting up Gmail as Exchange says its successful, but when I check the server it says its unavailable.

Perhaps having the Gmail app and Gmail setup as Exchange on the same phone is causing the conflict?
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by:scottmcdowell
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ActiveSync (Exchange) on Gmail has been discontinued by Google unless you have a paid "Apps for Business" account.  Reference:  https://support.google.com/a/answer/135937

For instant notifications, the Google Gmail app for iOS is excellent, and in many ways a better email application.

In addition, you can setup the native iOS mail to use IMAP for those times you may want to use the mail integration with other apps (ex: email link from safari).
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None of the solutions worked.  Thank you for your attention
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by:PAMurillo
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I attempted all solutions systematically but none worked.  I believe Gmail has turned off its m.google.com server for mobile devices
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