Gmail and other Google services down globally

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Having trouble accessing Gmail? Don’t worry you are not alone. Several users globally are reporting thy are unable to Google services especially Gmail, Google Drive and Google Meet.

According to some sources, the outage began around 05:00 BST on Thursday, approximately 0700hrs EAT according to tracking site DownDetector, which showed continuing high numbers of complaints in the UK and multiple other countries for a number of Google services.

Thousands of complaints were registered on the site, with many users unable to sign in as they logged in to start their working day including yours truly, my Gmail uploads are all pending including sending emails.

Google has since acknowledged the downtime and promised to provide an update detailing the issue around the downtime.

“We are continuing to investigate this issue. We will provide an update by 8/20/20, 12:38 PM detailing when we expect to resolve the problem”

Some of the issues recorded on the Google dashboard include Gmail sending issues, Meet recording issues, Creating files in Drive, CSV user upload issues in Admin Console, Posting a message in Google Chat, Sites adding new pages, Keep issues and Voice mail issues.