Reports of issues related to the use or access of Gmail via iDevice mobiles had recently come up, standing to be the cause of concern and the root of problems for many iPhone and iPad users.
With Gmail’s standing as Google’s enhanced email communication service, the situation has been somewhat verified by Google as a fact, with a mass notification announcement announcing that a fix is currently under way.
Based on a report coming from All Things D, a set of temporary workaround solutions that facilitate the access to Gmail via iPhones/iPads is currently available for users to implement, something to the tune of an internum solution while a real fix is being authored.
The said issue is noted to inform iPhone users that “mail service imap.gmail.com is not responding”, when an iDevice user tries to access Gmail via mobile iOS means. To date, a number of speculations note that the issue is one that lies between Google’s Mail services and Apple’s Mail service features.
Other theories touch up on an issue related to the use of the iOS’ default web browser, Safari, with a number of reports also noting that installing Gmail’s dedicated for-iOS-use App works as a solution to the current situation.
As already mentioned, Google is currently looking into the problem, and will be coming out with updates on the fix as the days trail on.
Given how many have come to depend on Gmail’s enhanced email correspondence, conversation-styled email inbox, the accessibility problem for iPhone users has caused significant issues and concerns for Gmail users since Friday.