Influencing hundreds of users. Google services abruptly stopped on Monday evening. Services that are interrupted at the time of writing include Gmail, Google Search, YouTube and Drive. The latest outage, which seems to be more intense than the previous one. It appears to have started around 5 pm today. Web outage tracking website Downdetector reported 40,000 outage cases from around the world, about 10 minutes after the outbreak began. YouTube and Gmail seem to have been the worst affected globally. Which has caused resentment on Twitter. That is how Google services have left them high and dry especially on the first day of the week.
Google has finally released a statement clarifying what is causing the global outage. “Today, at 3.47AM PT Google experienced an authentication system outage for about 45 minutes due to an internal storage quota problem. During this period users are required to log in experienced high error rates. The authentication system issue was resolved at 4:32 AM PT. All services have now been restored. Google Today told India Today. “We apologize to all those affected, and we will do a full review to ensure this problem does not recur in the future.”
Google Say’s about this problem
Google is saying that its services are back online. It is stated on the Gmail service status page. “The problem with Gmail should be resolved for the vast majority of affected users. We will continue to work towards restoring service for the remaining affected users. But no further updates will be made available.” Google Workspace Status Dashboard. Please be assured that system reliability is a top priority at Google, and we are constantly improving to improve our system. “The same message is repeated for all other services which were below.
Update: Some users are reporting that Gmail is working again and they can log into it. Looks like emails are coming too. However, when users are logged back in. So Gmail is also showing a warning. “Gmail is temporarily unable to access your contacts. You may experience problems while continuing this.”
YouTube, which was another service affected by the outage. It is now back. At the time of writing, we were able to use YouTube properly on both mobile and Wi-Fi networks.
Google says this on its Gmail status page. “The Gmail service has already been restored for some users, and we expect a resolution for all users in the near future. Please note that this deadline is an estimate and may change.”
Downdetector is now showing a steep decline in the number of outages. Unlike more than 50,000 outages, the last point on the graph, at 6:19 pm, shows more than 900 flags for that outage. Which Google services today had to suffer.
Story told earlier when Google services were down:
Google has confirmed on its service status page that all its services are suffering from an outage. Regarding Gmail, for example, it says. “We are aware of a problem with Gmail. In which most users are affected. The affected users are using Gmail. We will provide updates by 12/14/20, 5:42 pm. When we expect to resolve the problem Do. So please note that this resolution time is an estimate and may change. “
The same message is repeated for all other services. Against which is now a red dot. Previously, Google’s status page showed a green dot for all services. Which was about 15 minutes after the outage began. For some people, Google search is working fine. While some users are reporting. That search is not working for them either.
Google, after a long delay, updated its status page for Google services, to show that all its services were affected by the outage. These services include Google Search, Google Play Store, Google Drive, Gmail, YouTube, Google Calendar, Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Sheets, Google Groups, Google Hangouts, Google Keep and Google Tasks. The YouTube team has separately addressed the issue as its users have been the most affected. On Twitter, YouTube said: “We are aware that many of you have issues accessing YouTube. Right now our team is aware and looking into it. As we get more news We will update you here. “
People Reaction after facing this problem
Due to the sudden exit of Google services, people had to run for different solutions. Which involves switching to different browsers to ease the situation a bit. Some users have said on Twitter. That they tried to use YouTube and Gmail on Microsoft Edge, Firefox and Safari browsers to make these websites work, but in vain. However, Google Search is working well on any browser.
The outage has not only affected web services. Rather, apps and smart devices have become temporarily inaccessible. Users are reporting that Smart Nest speakers are also failing to connect to Google servers. This would mean that Gmail, YouTube, and Drive apps on your Android smartphone, tablet, iPhone, iPad, and Nest speakers won’t work until then. Unless the outage is related. Some users have also reported this. That some games, including Pokémon Go, have also stopped working.
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