Multiple Google services including YouTube, Google Drive, Gmail, Google Play, Google Assistant appears to be down in India and several parts of the world.
As per reports,Downdetector, a website that provides an overview of outages across several Internet services, is indicating major spikes for several of Google’s offerings starting 5 pm India standard time.
— GMA News (@gmanews) December 14, 2020
YouTube has responded to its fans via their official Twitter handle. In its Tweet, Team YouTube said, “We are aware that many of you are having issues accessing YouTube right now – our team is aware and looking into it. We’ll update you here as soon as we have more news.”
We are aware that many of you are having issues accessing YouTube right now – our team is aware and looking into it. We'll update you here as soon as we have more news.
— TeamYouTube (@TeamYouTube) December 14, 2020
While Google Docs users are seeing the message “Google Docs encountered and error. Please try reloading this page, or coming back to it in a few minutes,” YouTube just shows its error page with a monkey and states ‘Something went wrong’ along with a search bar.
As for Gmail, the page says “We’re sorry, but your account is temporarily unavailable. We apologise for the inconvenience and suggest trying again in a few minutes. You can view the G Suite Status Dashboard for the current status of the service.”