Ipad3 gmail problem

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    Gmail working fine, til today, now just says "checking for mail..." with swirling thing. There is new mail (have checked via web and Macbook), but not accessible on iPad. I've had this for less than a month. Is it a common problem? Help much appreciated. Thanks.
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    Welcome,

    Is this on the native iPad mail app or the gmail app? Could be an issue of the iPad just not connecting with the gmail server. If it continues you may just delete your account info on the iPad and re enter it.
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    I'm using the regular apple mail program that's on the iPad. It finds mail from other accounts (e.g. Work email on exchange), and as I said it was fine with gmail until today. Should I delete the account and set it up again?
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    I had problems with gmail was setup through exchange. My current setup is....

    Settings -> Mail, Contacts, Calendars -> Exchange: I have Mail off, Contacts ON, Calendars off.

    Settings -> Mail, Contacts, Calendars -> Gmail: Mail, Calendars, Notes and Archive Messages all ON

    Since I took it off exchange I have had no issues.
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    2 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

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