Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



6204 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 216

Trusted

Topic # 114504 21-Feb-2013 20:19 Send private message

Hi for various reasons I do not use the Gmail app.

I have tried to set gmail as active exchange on the Email app but "unable to find server". Is this only a problem on jelly bean?

The settings on the internet says
Domain\Username:          [blank]\[email protected]
Password:                       password
Server:                           m.google.com
Check use SSL
Uncheck  use certificate


But it cannot find the server

Any ideas what's the problem?

[I am presuming if it can find the server it will push?]

Thanks




Apologies for poor typing standards when on Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE/iPad 2 Wifi

Create new topic
239 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 767369 21-Feb-2013 23:55 Send private message

I don't know if this'll fix it but do you have IMAP turned on with your Google account?

239 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 767370 22-Feb-2013 00:00 Send private message

I'm running a nexus 4 (4.2.2) and setting gmail up took 20 seconds. Username and password.

I'd take an educated guess and say its a setting in your gmail.



6204 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 216

Trusted

  Reply # 767376 22-Feb-2013 04:38 Send private message

found the answer. I'm three weeks late.

Google stopped signing new devices from 31 jan 2013




Apologies for poor typing standards when on Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE/iPad 2 Wifi

18587 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 740

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Subscriber

  Reply # 767383 22-Feb-2013 06:24 Send private message

I used to use ActiveSync using the built in Email client for my gmail account as it's a vastly superior option to the built in Gmail app.

I had to stop doing this a few months ago after it suddenly started becoming a massive hit on battery life for unknown reasons.

464 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 15


  Reply # 767572 22-Feb-2013 12:31 Send private message

Google have recently stopped supporting Exchange ActiveSync connections for GMail. They already support IMAP, which is a proper standard and should be push capable.

If you want to use the standard email app, turn on IMAP access in your GMail account and set up your phone to access it that way. This is also a good way to access your GMail account in a desktop mail client (e.g. Outlook, Windows Live Mail, Mozilla Thunderbird).

Create new topic








Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new jobs are posted to our jobs board:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Telecom introduces unlimited broadband data plan
Created by freitasm, last reply by mxpress on 25-Apr-2014 17:11 (116 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Stonedine
Created by Lizard1977, last reply by mattwnz on 24-Apr-2014 15:45 (67 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Windows 8 System Mechanics
Created by eme, last reply by eme on 24-Apr-2014 21:10 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


Using my Mac to ring family in the UK
Created by Geektastic, last reply by nakedmolerat on 24-Apr-2014 11:28 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Telecom has started metering their TiVo customers' broadband usage (WITHOUT PRENOTIFICATION)
Created by Peteriv, last reply by mattwnz on 24-Apr-2014 15:11 (74 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Parallel imported product
Created by Wills1, last reply by joker97 on 23-Apr-2014 21:01 (53 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Forms of government for New Zealand
Created by charsleysa, last reply by KiwiNZ on 25-Apr-2014 17:42 (183 replies)
Pages... 11 12 13


MH370 - Call for Search & Rescue Help
Created by DS248, last reply by Technofreak on 25-Apr-2014 12:43 (751 replies)
Pages... 49 50 51



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.