Update, September 15 (12:50 pm ET): Google says the issue should be resolved!
What you need to know
- Users in the U.S. have reported Google Drive being down for them this morning.
- It's not a full outage, but social media comments reveal a glut of error messages and other frustrating behaviour.
- Google has confirmed the reports and is investigating.
If your Google Drive is down this morning, you're not alone. The service has been experiencing errors since around 9 AM Eastern this morning. According to Down Detector's live outage map, these errors are mostly concentrated around the United States. Google Drive users on social media have reported seeing a "something went wrong" or "the server ecountered an error" message when trying to access files or perform other tasks on the web app.
A Google status update confirms the reports, noting:
Google is reasonably prompt with these things, so expect a timely resolution. If your Google Drive does go down, however, just know it's probably not your fault.
Update, September 15 (12:50 pm ET) — Google says the issue should be resolved
Google has resolved the problem and issued an apology to customers:
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