Gmail DOWN as thousands of users claim they are unable to send or receive emails

People have reported being unable to access their Gmail inboxes with reports the server is down, potentially affecting all of its 150 billion users across the globe

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Dozens of people have reported problems

Users have been unable to access their emails via Gmail accounts this evening, with reports the system is down for some.

Downdetector indicated the email service, used by around 1.5billion people worldwide, is having issues stopping people from accessing messages.

Several people reported on social media they were having issues getting to inboxes, with many asking for help from Gmail’s official account.

One person who needed to access her emails said: “Can someone please help me… I am literally desperate.

Down detector says Gmail, used by more than one billion people, is currently down



“I am trying to log into even though I had a back up email registered and a number but for some reason they changed that too to my old number which is not functional anymore.

“Can someone please tell me what is going on I need answers.”

One fed up user said: “Is anyone encountering issues sending/receiving?”

Another said: “Is #gmaildown? Any #techtwitter would know why I’m unable to open #gmail while verifying from my phone?”

People started reporting issues with their email at around 11pm.

It is currently unknown what has caused the outage or how long it will take to fix.

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