Gmail down globally, users unable to send emails with attachment
Gmail down for several users. The email service is not working globally. Users are complaining that they are unable to send across emails and attach files to emails. We tried to send an email with attachment and Gmail showed error. (check image below). It has been over an hour that people across the world are facing this issue.
Google acknowledged the issue being faced by users and said, “We are continuing to investigate this issue. We will provide an update by 8/20/20, 1:39 PM detailing when we expect to resolve the problem.”
Google apps status page has also been updated to confirm that they’ve received reports of issues related to Gmail. Users have taken to DownDetector website to talk about the issues and highlight the problems they are facing with Google’s services, especially Gmail, used by millions of users worldwide.
Commenting on the issue, Google noted, “We’re investigating reports of an issue with Gmail. We will provide more information shortly.”
Most users are complaining that they are unable to send mails or attach any sorts of files to the emails. We tried sending an email with attachment but it didn’t work. The mail was sent but not the attachment. The error showed “the operation couldn’t be completed”.
Users are also complaining about issues connecting to some of the G suite services like Google Drive, Google Doc. But most users are facing issues with Gmail. Google’s app status page shows issues with Gmail, Google Drive, Google Chat, Google Meet, Google Groups, Google Docs, Google Keep, and Google Voice.
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