General ActiveSync for Push Gmail

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Squintz82, Apr 30, 2010.

  1. Squintz82

    Squintz82 Well-Known Member
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    So, I haven't seen an follow up to this thread about using ActiveSync to get Gmail push to the HTC Mail app.

    Just to share my experience, I setup ActiveSync for Gmail using the instructions posted in that thread, then setting the frequency to "as items arrive". I now get my Gmail litterally within 5-10 seconds of actually receiving it. In fact, I just tested it out by sending myself an email on my computer, and my phone beeped within 5 seconds.

    Looking at my phone without any extra processes running, it doesn't seem to be "scanning" or trying to pull email every so often. Maybe I'm wrong, but this seems like a legit real time Gmail "push" to my phone. I'll have more info on battery life over the weekend, but for now this works great.

    Anyone else try this?
     

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    I keep getting "failed to create the account. Please try again later"
     
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    I don't have a hotmail account and it works for me.
     

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