iPhone 5 Exchange Server and Gmail – No Longer Supported – “The connection to the server failed.”

So, probably like me, you upgraded your iPhone to the latest and greatest iPhone 5, only to realize that your gmail account that you setup as exchange is no longer working. You get that dreadful error, “The connection to the server failed.”

The connection to the server failed

Well, as it turns out, Google is no longer supporting Google Sync. I was so baffled by this problem because my google apps account (Google Apps, NOT personal gmail) was working just fine, but none my other personal gmail accounts were working. After searching for hours, I finally stumbled upon this lovely little post by Google, “Google Sync End of Life“. If you go to that article it well provide alternative ways to sync your email, contacts, and calendar.

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