Tech giant Google has been restoring services to users after experiencing a massive outage since Thursday morning. Thousands of users, mainly in India and parts of other countries including Malaysia, Japan, the United States, and Australia, reported outages and were unable to access various Google services. These included services such as Gmail, Google Drive, Google Docs, and Google Slides. Other services include Google Sites, Google Groups, Google Chat, Google Keep, and Google Voice for some users.
Google said in the G suite status dashboard, “The Gmail service has already been restored for some users, and we expect a solution for all users in the near future. Please note that this deadline is my guess and It is subject to change. ” The company has posted similar messages about the resumption of other services, which have also suffered an outage.
“The Gmail issue must be resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and continued support. System reliability is a top priority at Google. In the G Suite Status Dashboard, Google said that we could improve our system Constantly improving. ”
Downdetector, a platform that collects status reports from multiple sources, including Twitter and submitted reports, examining issues that Google services are facing. Many users were unable to access their Gmail accounts, while other customers complained about the inability to add attachments to emails and upload new documents to the cloud. He also said that new emails did not appear.
A DotActer user said, “I ran a test and could not send attachments to Gmail.”
Social media platforms such as #GmailOutage, #GmailDown on Twitter, and various memes are also trending about crashing Google services.