Original Droid Not Syncing Emails All of the Time

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  1. GadgetRick

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    I have an OG, which has worked fine--until now. It's not syncing my email (Gmail) regularly. Sometimes it's doing it but, most of the time, it's not. I have to manually refresh.

    I've removed the battery, etc. Tried turning sync off then back on and nothing seems to help.

    Anyone got any ideas?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Hawaiian Princess

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    when was the last time u cleared cache on ur gmail? sometimes i i receive so many emails that nit takes up a lot of data so i clear cache and restart, works ok for me. but not saying its a solution, but worth a shot
     
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    I actually clear the cache quite frequently. If I don't the Droid slows to a crawl...
     
  4. czerdrill

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    You can clear the data also, and just let it resync completely.
     
  5. GadgetRick

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    Only problem is it's not syncing like it should. I know I can force it to sync but something is stopping it from syncing. It just stopped last week. It still does it occasionally but mostly, it just doesn't sync.
     
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    yeah thats what i mean though...its happened to me before too...if you go into your settings>applications and find gmail, select it and clear cache and data within the gmail app itself. then the phone will resync it automatically and it'll fix it...
     
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    I had a problem recently (after restoring from a clockwork backup) where my gmail would sync, but only in one direction. If I used my phone to mark an email as "read" or delete an email, the changes would not be reflected on the internet gmail (and consequently in Outlook). However, if I used outlook or the web to check gmail, the changes would be show up on my phone. After some exploring and frustration, I finally cleared data & cache in the gmail app and voila, everything works perfectly again!
     
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    Well czerdrill
    , looks like you were right. It seems to have worked.

    Thanks so much!
     
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    No prob!
     
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    AARRGGHH!!! It stopped syncing again!!!
     
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    Gmail stopped synching for me today as well. Even if I hit the refresh button, it doesn't synchronization. I'm thinking there might be a problem with the servers maybe.

    Sent from my Droid using DroidForums
     
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    Not servers in my case. It syncs fine when I force it to. Just won't do it automatically. Getting frustrated...
     
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