Gmail Not Working On iPhone Mail App? Get Microsoft Outlook!

Gmail Not Working On iPhone Mail App? Get Microsoft Outlook!
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Apple’s iPhone users might be satisfied with its advanced technology, camera efficiency and other features, but accessing Gmail on the software is still a problem. Ever since 2013, Gmail is not functioning properly on the iPhone mail app, but now we have a solution with Microsoft Outlook.


The reason why the problem persists is that there is no viable way to resolve the issue with the default Mail application. The only way to find a solution is to wait for Google to figure it out. The issue is grave, barring users from getting push mail notifications from Gmail through default mail app in iPhone.

To fetch emails, users have to set up the Gmail account every 15 minutes to enjoy a livable experience. Even then, no notification shows on the locked screen, although your mail counter gets updated and your phone vibrates gently. Due to the glitch, no notification gets registered in the iOS notification center.

The good news is there is a solution to this, states PhoneArena. Although, you cannot solve it in Mail, you can get a third-party app through which you can receive push email for Gmail accounts. While there are a number of third-party apps available, Microsoft Outlook is one of the best. So, what can you do?

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  • Download Gmail on your iPhone device
  • Download Microsoft Outlook for iPhone
  • When you download, go to Settings-Mail, Contacts, Calendars- Gmail account-disable mail. This will help you to disable silent notifications for the stock Mail app.

Reports claim that Gmail has more than 900 million users. Many of them access their Gmail accounts on iPhone. Since Apple’s mail app and Gmail’s push feature do not sync with each other, using the official Microsoft Outlook app eases the problem, reports PCWorld.

The app allows Gmail features run to smoothly on your iPhones or iPads, including threaded conversations, multiple account support, popular search capabilities and instant push notifications. Also, labeling, deleting and archiving emails are very easy.

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