Google Drive is an online file storage and file sharing service, developed by Mountain View tech giant Google. It is also used as an online productivity suite that can be accessed through a browser. Google Drive offers users 15 Gb of free storage via Google One. Google One also offers 100 gigabytes, 200 gigabytes, 2 terabytes, 10 terabytes, 20 terabytes, and 30 terabytes through optional paid plans.
Well, currently, Google drive is going through some issues. So, just in case you’re trying to get your head around why Google drive services are not working for you or throwing login problems, find solace in the fact that you are not alone, many others are facing the same issue.
A quick glimpse at the micro-blogging site Twitter conveys there are many others affected by the same issue. For a quick glance, here’s how some of the complaints word the problem.
Google drive is down and my assignment that’s due in 5 hours is on there unfinished pic.twitter.com/ke3XOMn2iF
— kennedy (@generalfinnpoe) January 27, 2020
Oh FFS, Google Drive is down.
— Scott Crosson 🐟📈 (@FishEcon) January 27, 2020
My google drive just fcking crash :]]]
— 𝙬𝙖𝙣𝙖 ٩(๑❛ᴗ❛๑)۶ (@smoljaem) January 27, 2020
— Jill Danielle Fisher (@JillDanielle) January 27, 2020
Down detector – a renowned service that gives details about live outages – also conveys that Google drive services are indeed going through a glitch in some regions as can be seen in the image below:
Google Drive Outage Time :
Google is having issues since 1:17 PM EST.
There is no official statement regarding the ongoing outage & issues from Google.
Rest assured, we’re keeping a close eye on all related developments, and will update the story with relevant info as and when we come across any. So in case, you’re encountering the issues discussed here, stay tuned for updates.
UPDATE: 1 (official)
Google Drive official twitter handle tweeted that Google drive is experiencing a service disruption, stay tuned for updates. Check out the tweet below
Hi there. Google Drive is currently experiencing a service disruption. Please stay tuned for updates or follow here: https://t.co/jIbRV3ls63. Hope this gets resolved the soonest.
— Google Drive (@googledrive) January 27, 2020
Google G Suite Status Dashboard reports problems with Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google slides.