Google is well aware of the issue some iOS users are having with its Gmail application. Following a an influx of message board complaints, the search giant responded on Friday by saying it is hard at work at implementing a fix, though no timeframe for the solution was given. For now, Google offers up some troubleshooting options to get around the issue, which may possibly eliminate the pesky IMAP popup alert when trying to retrieve mail.
We’re aware of a problem where Apple Mail IMAP users are unable to sync with their Gmail account and are seeing a username and password error. We have found that a vast majority of users are exceeding IMAP bandwidth limits and are continuing to investigate.