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Can’t Perform Gmail Login id or Password Recovery on IPhone Device!!

Jan 13th 2017 at 11:49 PM

Gmail is the Google mail service developed by Google. It is free to use email service provided by Google. Users can access Gmail through many mobile applications like iOS, android or windows. It is one of the best email service provider developed by Google.  Gmail has initial storage of around 15 GB. You can send mail, attachments up to 25 MB. More than billions of people’s use Gmail for their commercial or personal use.

Sometimes the iPhone mail app will stop getting Gmail and the dialog box will appear with the error message "The user name or password for imap.gmail.com is incorrect" even if you don’t do any changes to Gmail account settings on the iPhone.

How to recover Gmail password/user name error on iPhone?

· First, you need to terminate all mail clients that are accessing the affected Gmail account. It means you need to quit the Mail app on the iPhone and the other place where you are accessing your Gmail.


· Quit all mail clients that are accessing the affected Gmail account. This means the Mail app on the iPhone and any other place you are accessing your Gmail from such as a computer.


· Now,you need to enter your full Gmail address, password and fill the captcha you view in the picture.  Then press on the unlock button to confirm your account.


· Finally open the Mail app and your Gmail access should be restored. If you face any issue regarding this then you can contact Gmail support team via email or you can also give a call on Gmail technical support phone number for assistance.


There is other alternate method also to fix this error.

· You just need to sign in using Gmail App password. Browse to the Gmail support page.


· From there you need to go to Accounts setting then you have to sign in the 2-step-verification to generate the App password.


· An App password may fix your problem.

· There you need to add a specific application.


· Give any name to it such as “Gmail iPhone” and use the password they give you to create the account on your iPhone application.


These are some simple steps which will definitely help you to restore your access to your Gmail account in the iPhone application. You just need to follow these instructions carefully or contact official phone support ram of Google Inc dialing official Gmail customer service number.

For further assistance dial toll-free number:

+1-844-773-9313 (USA)

+44-800-051-3717 (UK)


+61-180-082-5192 (AUS)

Please to comment
Jan 16th 2017 at 9:50 PM by luikarlos
Your post helps me to troubleshoot my problem. Recently I purchase iPhone and I was facing this problem but with the help of your instructions mentioned in your post resolve my Gmail account problem.Thankyou for this help
Jan 16th 2017 at 9:35 PM by lindaallen024
2 step verification method is the easiest one and time consuming if you have your registered phone number.

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