Gmail syncing is widely used service to do your things easily by syncing your every task like contacts, calendar, Google talks, and more on your Android. But, sometimes Gmail not syncing with Android device and it shows a few error messages like, “Account not synced” error, or other. If you are facing the same issue, then try out these tips to fix it.
Well, these all are the most common error that appears while you try to sync your Android phone with Gmail. Luckily, there are several tips and tricks available which will help to fix Gmail not sync on Android. Let’s check out these techniques and fix the problem.
How to Fix Gmail Not Syncing with Android
Solution #1: Remove Your Gmail Account and Re-add it.
Here’s one of the easiest method that I could recommend is try to remove your Gmail account first and then add it again.
Settings → Accounts → Google → Choose your Google account → Remove account.
Then, Settings → Accounts → Add account.
Solution #2: Clear Gmail App Cache
You can also try to clear some unwanted temp file by removing caches data from the Gmail app to make successfully sync the Gmail on Android.
Step #1. Open Settings app. Scroll down and tap on Apps.
Step #2. Find the Gmail app tap on it.
You should see the “app info” screen with technical details such as the app’s version number and how much storage space it has captured. Now, you have to scroll down to the Cache section, then tap Clear cache. Now, reboot your phone and see if the problem has been fixed.
Solution #3: Check Sync Settings on your Gmail App
Based on your sync settings, the Gmail app might not be checking for new mail.
Step #1. Open the Gmail app. On the left, you need to tap on menu.
Step #2. Tap on Settings. In case, select the account you are not getting the email for.
Step #3. Now, uncheck Sync Gmail. Then, reboot your smartphone. Once, it has restarted, open Gmail and check this Sync Gmail.
On several Android phones and tablets, there is an option to turn off sync for all apps at once. You might have disabled by accident.
On Smartphone running Android 5.0 or later.
Step #1. First off, close the Gmail app. Then, you need to open Settings
Step #2. Under “Personal,” tap on Accounts.
Step #3. At the top-right corner, tap on More.
Now, you need to uncheck Auto-sync data. Then, reboot your smartphone. Once it has restarted, check Auto-sync data.
(On smartphone running Android 4.4 and below:
Open Settings → Data usage → More → Auto-sync data.)
Solution #4: Factory Data Reset
If the solutions mentioned above have not yielded the desired result, then try to factory data reset your smartphone. We know that it is painful, but it can let you resolve the problem. Make sure to back up your device as it will erase all the data.
Step #1. Open Settings menu → Backup & reset. Enter your pattern, PIN, or password, if you have set it.
Step #2. Under “Personal data,” tap on Factory data reset. Now, tap on Reset phone.
If you have a screen lock, enter your pattern, PIN, or password.
Tap on Erase everything in the prompt to erase all data.
Once the process of erasing, has been completed, select the option to reboot it.
After you have set up your device, restore your old data. (Settings → Backup & reset → Automatic restore)
Solution #5: Fix “Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly.”
Sometime you could see the Gmail sync error with the message “Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly.” Well, if you know this type of error while trying to sync Gmail, then you can try to fix it by manually syncing your Google Account. Here’s how to do it:
Step #1. Open your device’s Settings app.
Step #2. Tap “Users & accounts”. If you have more than one account on your device, also tap the one you want.
Step #3. Tap “Account sync”.
Step #4. Tap on “More” and then “Sync now”.
Hopefully, these solutions are able to troubleshoot this problem. If they have clicked for you, we would like to know your feedback. At the same time, if you know any tip worth sharing, do let us know that as well.