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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by seanpaune, May 27, 2010.

  1. seanpaune

    seanpaune Lurker
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    Hey all.

    Noticed yesterday that I wasn't getting any new Gmail. After about 12 hours of no syncs I went in and played with settings, turning the sync on-and-off, and it finally synced again.

    Well, now it has gone 13 hours without a sync according to the settings, and nothing I do seems to make it want to sync.

    Anyone have any suggestions? I am running 2.1, and sync has worked since the upgrade for at least a few days. I have installed no new apps, I did delete one (Engadget reader, so nothing important)

  2. jwpilly

    jwpilly Well-Known Member

    Do you have both "Background data" and "Auto-sync" checked in your settings? Also, do see your Google account under "Manage Accounts"?
  3. seanpaune

    seanpaune Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Yes, "Background data" and "Auto-sync" are both checked, and my account is still listed.

    I am finding one oddity: The official Twitter app was adding information to my contacts that I wasn't aware of and my contacts had swelled in size to over 40 MBs! Is this possibly a memory issue? (I have turned off the Twitter sync to contacts feature now)
  4. seanpaune

    seanpaune Lurker
    Thread Starter

    It does look like it was the memory, folks. I cleared all data on contacts, turned off the Twitter app syncing data to it, reloaded the contacts, and the e-mail started coming in again.

    Yeesh ... thanks, Twitter! I have over 3,000 followers on Twitter, it was just killing my device memory.

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