Google Sync recently rolled out support for push Gmail support on the iPhone. The iPhone community raised their hands in celebration and proceeded to flood Google’s Gmail servers with emails that were expected to push, in real-time, to the iPhone. But, going on comments left by users on Google’s blog and Twitter posts, some users are running into problems with Google Sync’s new push Gmail service. The Silicon Alley Insider posits that not even the mighty Google was prepared for the onslaught of iPhone traffic brought on by the launch of push Gmail. AT&T, sure, but Google struggling under iPhone pressure? Color us surprised.
There are reports of emails not pushing, emails being delayed and email sync features not working correctly. I just tested my iPhone’s Gmail setup and I can say that emails were pushed to my push Gmail account with less than a five second delay. Google Sync seems to be working fine for me.
What say you, dear reader? Have you given the Google Sync service a go on your iPhone? How is push Gmail working?
If you still haven’t tried push Gmail on your iPhone, head on over to Google’s Google Sync page to learn more.