No, It’s Not You. Gmail & Google Drive Are Down For Others As Well


Are you facing issues with sending emails via Gmail and accessing Google Drive? Well, you’re not alone. Several users all over the world are facing problems with Google services, especially Gmail.

According to the Google Apps status page, the company has acknowledged that its mail service is facing an outage and is investigating the issues. Thousands of users have taken to Twitter to complain about their inability to send emails. The Down detector also shows that some Google services are indeed inaccessible for certain users.

On its status page, Google has acknowledged the following issues: Gmail sending issues, Google Meet recording issues, Creating files issues in Drive, CSV user upload issues in Admin Console, Posting message issues in Google Chat. I tried using Gmail and was able to access it, whereas my colleague in a different city said he was unable to attach a file to the email. Gmail threw an error, saying, “check your connection.”

If you are facing issues with Gmail, Google Drive, and other Google services, there is practically nothing you can do besides using alternatives for services that are unable at the moment. You can try these best email apps as Gmail alternatives and the best cloud storage services if you’re unable to access Google Drive due to the outage.

Anmol Sachdeva

Anmol Sachdeva

Anmol is a tech journalist who handles reportage of cybersecurity and Apple and OnePlus devices at Fossbytes. He's an ambivert who is striving hard to appease existential crisis by eating, writing, and scrolling through memes.
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