Thousands of users, mostly in India, parts of the U.S., Australia, Japan, and Malaysia are reporting that they are unable to access the aforementioned Google services including Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Meet.
Recently Google Meet added Chromecast support to let you cast your meeting to the company’s Chromecast streaming sticks, Android TV, and smart displays. It is not known if this is the cause.
Some users have reported that they are unable to log-in into their Gmail accounts, while others are saying new emails are not showing up in the app and they are unable to add attachments. Some Google Drive users, including yours truly, are unable to upload new files to the cloud.
Web monitoring firm DownDetector has corroborated the reports that began pouring in at around 04:40 GMT. Google has acknowledged the existence of this outage to G Suite users, saying it is investigating the issue.