Google's Gmail and Drive suffer global outages

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'Users will have issues accessing or attaching files in various products'. "We are continuing to investigate this issue".

If you're having trouble with your Gmail and Google drive now, just know that you're not alone.

The issues affected users around the globe, with people in the US, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America reporting problems. The apparent problem seemed to affect users from nations like the US, Japan, Malaysia, Australia, and Japan.

As for now, we have to keep our eyes peeled for more updates on Gmail as they did not reveal anything about it yet. "The affected users are able to access Gmail, but are seeing error messages, high latency, and/or other unexpected behavior".

For me, I noted earlier today that I couldn't log in, with a successful password entry showing a message about the network being down, and now showing the message "LOGIN UNAVAILABLE", with the follow-on statement that "Bendigo e-banking is currently unavailable". The uploading and downloading of files may also be unsuccessful.

Source Popular Science
Source Popular Science

According to downdetector.com.au, almost 3000 users this morning reported problems logging in, using attachments or receiving messages.

Gmail, Google Drive, and other Google services are officially back up after suffering a brief outage. However, Google has not confirmed this issue.

"So apparently Gmail is down in several countries around the world".

The cloud platform had been hit by a litany of issues over the past few days, including an outage affecting Google Cloud Console yesterday. "Major issues everywhere", another user tweeted.

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