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How To Fix The Issue Gmail Not Updating On iPhone?  

If Gmail is not updating on your iPhone, then you are at the right place. Here we have some solutions to your Gmail not updating on iPhone problem. Let us resolve the issue by following the methods one by one.

Gmail Not Updating On iPhone

Is The Device Connected To The Internet?

Check if you have connected your device to the Internet. If you are using public Wi-Fi, determine which Wi-Fi you are connected to and make sure it has a strong internet signal.

Refresh Your Background App

  • Open your settings. 
  • Tap Gmail.
  • Toggle the button to On mode to refresh the Background app.

Verify The Sync Settings On Your Gmail App

Your sync customized settings will check the Gmail app for new mail every 1 to 30 days.

  • Open the Gmail app.
  • Tap Menu.
  • Go to Settings and select your Gmail account.
  • Tap Sync settings.
  • Select how many days to sync.

Required Storage Space

Check your storage space to make sure there is enough space to receive the update.

Verify Whether The IMAP Is Enabled

Gmail may not work on your device if IMAP is disabled in the settings. You will not be able to access your email account from the server if IMAP is turned off on

  • To enable IMAP, follow the steps below.
  • Open a web browser on your device.
  • Launch the Gmail application login page.
  • Now, enter your Gmail ID and password in the respective fields.
  • Once you log in to your Gmail account, go to the Settings (gear-shaped icon)
  • Now, under All Settings, navigate to the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.
  • Go to the IMAP access section and click on the Enable IMAP option.
  • Now, save the changes and log out.
  • Try updating your Gmail app now.
  • Now, you are successfully fix the issue of Gmail not updating on iPhone.