PSA: It’s not just you, Hangouts is having lots of service interruptions

Hangouts has been having more problems than usual the last couple days, but according to the G Suite App Status page, the service is now experiencing more interruptions. Like many others, I’ve been experiencing slow load times in the app and on the web, and message sends have been delayed or failed.

“We’re investigating reports of an issue with Google Hangouts. We will provide more information shortly,” the App Status page says as of 12:40 PM EST.

If you’re also experiencing any problems with Hangouts, you’re not alone.

Opinion: There are lots of great Android phones coming this fall, but I’m most excited about V30

Things are about to get exciting in the mobile landscape with just every Android OEM, as usual, prepping to release more new flagship smartphones. In the crowd there’s Google, Samsung, LG, Andy Rubin’s Essential, Huawei, Moto, and others prepping new releases. It goes without saying that there’s a lot to look forward to, but there is one I didn’t expect to be so excited about: the LG V30.


It’s not just you: Lots of Google services are down right now

Update: Looks like everything is back online.

That’s what I get for praising Google’s services yesterday. As of the time of this writing (10 AM PT), it looks like lots of them, including Google+, Google Drive, Google Photos, Hangouts, and more, are experiencing intermittent errors. In most cases these sites and apps are completely down.