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[bug] Gmail sync does not work automatically [answered]

asked 2014-03-27 13:16:15 +0200

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Since a few days my Gmail stopped synchronizing automatically. My Gmail account is added as a Google account in the settings app and I have Instant messaging, Email and Sync selected there. When I choose to manually sync in the email app with the pulley menu it works perfectly though. My Exchange account syncs fine both automatically and manually.

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@tweek - It never syncs ? did you checked if the automatic sync setting is enabled under: Settings->Apps->Mail ?

VDVsx ( 2014-03-31 09:17:29 +0200 )edit

No, it does not automatically sync at all anymore. Unfortunately I cannot check the settings under Settings->Apps->Mail because the settings app crashes and closes when I try to open that. Every other setting is available except for Mail. Under Settings->Accounts->Gmail it is set to sync Email though. This is what journalctl reports when I try to open the Settings->Apps->Email http://pastebin.com/gTdMxJYD

tweek ( 2014-03-31 12:13:40 +0200 )edit

That seems to have solved the problem. I only noticed later that the mail settings were unavailable and I thought they were 2 different issues, so I only tried a search on the updates. I do not have any external repos enabled at all, this bug started around the time where my device ran out of RAM. All the apps crashed and after a blackscreen + red inidicator light it automatically recovered.

tweek ( 2014-03-31 16:09:00 +0200 )edit

@tweek - Thanks for the extra details.

VDVsx ( 2014-03-31 17:39:23 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-03-31 12:42:52 +0200

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@tweek - Looks like you have this problem: https://together.jolla.com/question/35299/cant-access-settings-apps-email-anymore-since-ohijarvi-update/#comment-37039

No idea why this file got empty, in your case did you modified or installed any app related to Sync from external repos ?

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