iPhone Gmail Notes sync to Mac

After setting up Mountain Lion on my Mac, I went and tried the new Notes
sync feature. I’ve been syncing my notes from my iphone to Gmail for months now (or so I had

But going into the Notes app on my Mac I did not see anything newer than 6-8 months

Then I checked gmail and the Notes label showed the same. And a few google searches turned up

The fix for me was to go into iPhone settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars >
Fetch New Data > Advanced > and change my Gmail Notes account from Fetch to

Then I relaunched the Notes app on my phone and everything magically synced.

Scary thing is I think none of my Notes were backed up, even though I thought they were…
Hopefully this will help someone else out there.