Google Meet down and not working? You're not alone

Just in case you’re trying to get your head around why Google Meet isn’t working for you, find solace in the fact that you aren’t the only one facing issues lately.

A quick look at the micro-blogging site Twitter conveys there are many others affected by the same issue. As per reports, while some say the service isn’t working or broken for them, others it throws an error or notification stating – “ “

For a quick glance, here’s how some of the complainants word the problem:

#googlemeet is down, meanwhile students and employees who had classes/meetings today-

services are frequently down in India but not updated in Status Dashboard.

Frustration is when there are deliverables due on Monday, and you ask team to work on weekend and #googlemeet goes down. Team is happy but you ain’t Face with rolling eyes


Down detector – a popular service that gives information about live outages – also conveys that Google Meet is indeed going through a glitch in some regions.

Any official word on the matter? Negative, as yet. We’re yet to locate a word from the official service channels or their social media handles. Even Google Workspace Status Dashboard doesn’t convey any known issue with the service.

Rest assured, we’re keeping a continuous tab on all related developments, and will update this page with relevant info as and when we come across any. So in case you’re encountering the problem discussed here, stay hooked for updates.

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