Gmail and other G Suite services are now functional, Google did not reveal what caused the outage

The Google apps status page has also confirmed receiving reports of issues with Gmail and Google Drive.


Update: On Thursday evening, after hours of outage, Google resolved the issues with Gmail, Google Drive and other G Suite services, and they are now functional. Google, however, did not reveal what caused the outage on 20 August.

Many users worldwide have been reporting issues while using G Suite services, but especially Gmail and Google Drive. Users reported trouble in uploading files.

Users have been filing reports since 11 am IST today (20 August).

Gmail, Google Drive are down.

Gmail, Google Drive are down.

The Google apps status page has also confirmed receiving reports of issues with Gmail and Google Drive. Gmail has acknowledged 'service disruption' and says that it is investigating the reports. Google also says that by 1.30 pm IST, it will share further details about the issue.

A look at Twitter and DownDetector, on the other hand, shows thousands of reports over the last hour or so.

At the time of writing the story, we were able to send and receive emails via the Gmail app, however, uploading a file leads to an error message.

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In some cases, files do not even begin to load.


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