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Mikeo1938

 
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I have always used the Mail app for Gmail on my iPad mini (7.1.1) but when I went away and connected from another location, this would not work. Accordingly, I used Gmail (webmail) via Safari.

Now back home again and using Mail again, I can send Gmails but cannot receive them. I get the message:

“The mail server imap.gmail.com: is not responding. Verify that you have entered the correct account info in Mail settings.”

When I go to “Account” in “Settings”, I see: Name / Email / Password / Description Gmail and I’m sure these are all OK.

Below this I see: Outgoing Mail Server / SMTP / Gmail SMTP Server.

Comments greatly appreciated.

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Can you check that your IMAP port is set to 993 and use SSL is selected under Advanced?
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Not been able to try your suggestion yet but thanks for your help. I’ll report back.
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