Can’t Send or Receive Mails through Gmail on iPhone, iPad | Here is a Solution

Can’t Send or Receive Mails through Gmail on iPhone, iPad | Here is a Solution

Are you Unable to Send or Receive emails Via Gmail on your iPhone, iPad or any other iOS device. Then follow this guide to fix it.

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Duh! so, I was checking my emails and suddenly my gmail stopped working and I got the following error on my iPhone display. Because it is an urgency so, I checked my iPad and it also shows the same problem BUMP.

The mail server is not responding. Verify that you have entered the correct account info in Mail settings.

It’s very irritating when you get an error alert in your iPhone regarding mail fetching in your Mail app. And the best part of it that you didn’t even messed up with any settings of the Mail client. Hence, synchronization of your emails got stuck in between your important conversation{SERIOUSLY}.
So without further a do I’m listing out all the synonyms of this problem here. But, before the listing of the errors I’m dividing this article into 2 parts

  1. Errors, their Representations and Synonyms
  2. Solution of these Problems

So, if you’re in a hurry you can directly Jump onto the solutions of the GMAIL not working problem on your iOS Device

Gmail Not Working Error Instances on iPhone , iPad and iPod Touch

Problem 1

Cannot Get Mail. The connection to the server ‘’ failed.

Problem 2


Cannot Send Mail. An error occurred while delivering the message

Problem 3


The username or password is incorrect.

Problem 4


Could not connect using SSL.

Problem 5

The mail server ‘’ is not responding. Verify that you have entered the correct account info in Mail settings.

Problem 6

The IMAP server ‘’ is not responding.

Now, We’ve covered the instances of these problems. Here are the Solutions
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Fix for Gmail Not Working on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

  1. If you have other email accounts on your device, try to send and receive email from those accounts. If this doesn’t work, then jump to step 2.
  2. Remove your Gmail account from your device and add it again: Tap Settings > Mail, Contacts and Calendars > Add Account > Google. Enter your account information. Otherwise, go to step 3.
  3. If your Gmail account is the only one with the issue, then you have you re-verify your iPhone client’s access via web:-
    1. Go to Safari from your device.
    2. Sign in to Gmail.
    3. Get to the link: – and press Continue.
    4. Now get back to your mobile client & try again to access your emails.


Also, if you activated the 2 step verification on your Gmail, then you have to use the Application Specific Password for your mobile client. Here is the link to generate your Application Specific Password:

For Further support, I’m attaching the link to solve your problem:-

Follow this Google support article or visit their support articles for downloading and sending mail.

Also, keep in mind that your mobile client doesn’t check your account once every 10-15 minute, since moe frequent access will generate repeated request for your password & this reject your log-in. For that check out the link:

So this article is all about if your “Gmail not working on any iOS Device”, I hope that this article will works for you guys & if it doesn’t then please get back to us with the comment section below, so that we can have a look at that. We are waiting for your responses. Thank You.

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