tech2 News StaffOct 22, 2014 15:11:44 IST
Gmail is currently facing disruptions in its services, with users reporting problems when logging into their accounts, sending and receiving messages or the website not opening. Integrated services Google +, Hangouts and Google Drive have also been affected.
Some users trying to log into Hangouts, have been getting an error which says "Gmail is temporarily unable to access your Contacts. You may experience issues while this persists." Others who have access to their accounts are facing patchy connections. Google's App Status Dashboard confirms that there is a global outage as it indicates many of its services have been disrupted.
Many having taken it to Twitter to complain about the problems they have been facing with Gmail.
— Finelinedubai (@FineLineDubai) October 22, 2014
— Giacomo Russo (@Giako87) October 22, 2014
Very annoying to wake up to blogger playing up and gmail contacts being down. Sort it out @google !!
— Beth (@AIlthngsbutiful) October 22, 2014
Google is yet to comment on the issue, though it looks like the problem has affected users globally.
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