Google Says “Significant” Number of Gmail Users Are Currently Seeing Errors


Google says that a “significant subset” of Gmail users are currently experiencing errors with the service.

While users can access their inboxes, they may experience “error messages, high latency, and / or other unexpected behavior,” the company wrote in a post on its service status page. . The errors come just a day after many Google properties, including Gmail, YouTube, and Google Docs, were hit with widespread blackouts.

Downdetector, which monitors reports on website issues, shows a spike in issues affecting Gmail starting at 3 p.m. ET. Some users reported not being able to access their inboxes, while others said they received bounce messages when they tried to email someone with a Gmail address.

Google said it plans to provide an update by 5:30 p.m. ET when it expects the issues to be resolved.

Google’s game streaming service Stadia was also having issues this afternoon, but it’s unclear if they were related. The company said an issue “prevented some users from launching games.”

Google now says The edge that the issue with Stadia has been resolved and that “users should be able to play games as usual.” “


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