Smartphone has made our life easy by offering many features. Now we do not use phone just to make calls and send and receive messages but it also helps us in several other things. Now to check mail we do not need to sit in front of computer, all these jobs such as checking mail, sending mail can be done using our smartphone. So we can do all these things when we are on the go also. But if suddenly your Gmail does not work on your phone then it becomes very problematic because sometimes we need to send urgent mail.
Some iPhone users are facing this same issue. In spite of entering the right username and password, it’s showing them incorrect password or username error. According to some iPhone users, they are getting a message “The password or username is incorrect” though they have not made any change in Gmail account settings on their iPhone.
However, here I will discuss some steps to fix this issue.
Steps to fix incorrect username or password error on Gmail on iPhone
Step 1: Whenever you are getting this error message on your iPhone, first of all close all the mail clients that are accessing this Gmail account. That means close your Gmail on computer if the account is open there and the Mail app on your iPhone.
Step 2: Now you have to open Safari on your iPhone and then go to this link.
Step 3: Then full Gmail address needs to be entered, then password. A picture will be shown to you, type the characters of the picture in the given field. Verify your account by touching the unlock button.
Step 4: Now launch the Mail app on your iPhone. Your Gmail access should now be restored.