Google suffers a major service disruption from today’s late morning at around 11:00 AM (Nepal Time). Many of the Google services are down from the morning and people are suffering from it as their works have been stopped.
Google Service Disruption
Google Services including Gmail, Drive, Docs, Slides, Sites, Groups, Chat, Meet, Keep, and Voice are experiencing disruption. This is being reported on the G-Suite Status Dashboard. We have been seeing failure in uploading attachments across Google Services. Even while uploading videos on YouTube, creating a new email, or uploading the files in both personal or G-Suite Gmail accounts.
The company firstly reported the issue at 11:14 AM (GMT 5:45):
We’re investigating reports of an issue with Gmail. We will provide more information shortly.
Shortly after every 1-hour interval, they were updating the issues via Gmail – Service Details Page. The latest announcement from Google about Google Services down at the time of writing is:
Gmail sending issues, Meet recording issues, Creating files issues in Drive, CSV user upload issues in Admin Console, Posting message issues in Google Chat, Sites adding new pages issues, Keep issues, Voice mail issues.
Google is investigating these issues deeply from their side. They said they will provide an update by 3:23 PM (GMT 5:45) detailing about the resolve of the problem.
Google Services Down issues and reports
DownDetector is showing a huge report spike showing the issues with Google services like Gmail, Google Drive, and YouTube. Twitter is also flooded by the number of tweets reporting to YouTube for having errors while uploading videos. According to the Down Detector, the issue seems to be global and not only in some countries.
Our team also encountered the issue when we were trying to upload our new intro video on YouTube. We will be covering the issue live and give you instant updates through this article and through our Facebook page as well.
UPDATE [3:25 PM GMT 5:45]:
Gmail service has already been restored for some users, and we expect a resolution for all users in the near future. Please note this time frame is an estimate and may change.
UPDATE [4:55 PM GMT 5:45]:
The problem with Gmail should be resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and continued support.
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