Gmail outage is over after hours-long service disruption

A map showa the international locations affected by the Gmail outage as of 1:45 a.m. PT Thursday.


Gmail seems to be working once more Thursday after folks worldwide reported disruptions to a variety of Google providers over about seven hours. 

A widespread outage of the favored Google providers started shortly after 9 p.m. PT Wednesday. Individuals reported points within the US, Europe and elements of Asia together with India, Japan, Singapore and Australia, based on outage monitoring site DownDetector. Gmail customers stated that they had hassle attaching recordsdata and had been unable to ship and obtain emails. Some had issues logging in. 

Google’s app standing web page indicated that Google Meet, Google Docs, Google Preserve and Google Voice additionally skilled service disruptions.


Google’s app standing web page exhibits providers that had been affected by a widespread outage.

Screenshot by Sareena Dayaram/CNET

As of 4:10 a.m. PT Thursday, Google stated on its status dashboard that the issue with Gmail was resolved. 

“System reliability is a prime precedence at Google. We’re making steady enhancements to make our methods higher,” reads the most recent replace. The corporate did not say what precipitated the outage. 

Twitter surged with complaints concerning the service disruption.  

Gmail and Google Drive suffered a global outage in March 2019 that additionally affected folks’s capability to ship emails.

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Sareena Dayaram