While it doesn’t give off an impression of being totally down like it was the previous morning, we’re hearing numerous reports from Gmail clients that the email administration is having significant issues right now.
Some clients are detailing that Gmail is especially moderate, while others are announcing steady blunder messages. One TechCrunch essayist, then, seen that messages he was shipping off Gmail accounts appeared to promptly ricochet, with Gmail’s worker reacting with a mistake perusing “550-5.1.1 The email account that you attempted to reach doesn’t exist.”
Google affirms the issues on its administrations dashboard, composing at 1:30 PM Pacific that they’re affecting a “critical” number of users:
We’re mindful of an issue with Gmail influencing a huge subset of clients. The influenced clients can get to Gmail, yet are seeing blunder messages, high idleness, as well as other surprising behavior.
In a second update at 2:30 PM, Google says its groups are “proceeding to examine this issue”; as of 3:30 PM, the organization says it anticipates that the issues should be fixed by 4:00 PM while taking note of that time may change.
Update, 4:15 PM Pacific: Google now says the issues have been resolved.
Meanwhile, encoded email administration ProtonMail tweets that the email skipping issue referenced above is far reaching, with numerous messages shipped off Gmail clients ricocheting permanently:
Gmail is presently enduring a genuine blackout and forever bobbing messages shipped off Gmail clients. The issue is Google’s ally, and is affecting all email traffic (not explicit to ProtonMail). We will keep observing the situation.
— ProtonMail (@ProtonMail) December 15, 2020
If you’re sending an email of any significance to a Gmail client at the present time, you’ll need to stand by until this is completely fixed; on the off chance that you’ve sent one over the most recent couple of hours, twofold check it was really received.