Is Google Chat Down?

Is Google Chat not working for everyone right now? Get current Google Chat outages, status, timeouts and issue reports today.

  
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Google Chat is a communication software developed by Google built for teams that provides direct messages and team chat rooms, along with a group messaging function that allows Google Drive content sharing
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Google Chat outage report graph

This chart above shows error reports submitted in the past 24 hours (one day) compared to the recent average over similar days. The status of is marked as "down" when the number of reported errors is significantly higher than the average errors.

Google Chat website request errors

This graph shows Google Chat errors and response times for the website over the past day. Website status and slowness is related to downtime for Google Chat and errors for their site.



More about Google Chat service

Google Chat is a communication software developed by Google built for teams that provides direct messages and team chat rooms, along with a group messaging function that allows Google Drive content sharing. It is one of two apps that constitute the replacement for Google Hangouts, the other being Google Meet. Google planned to begin retiring Google Hangouts in October 2019. It was initially available only to Google Workspace customers only, with identical features in all packages except a lack of Vault data retention in the Basic package. However, in October 2020, Google announced plans to open Google Chat up to consumers as early as 2021, once Hangouts has been officially retired, and Chat began to roll out to consumer accounts in "early access" in February 2021. Hangouts will remain a consumer-level product for people using standard Google accounts.



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What should I do if Google Chat is unavailable?
If Google Chat is UP but you can't load the page, here are some helpful troubleshooting steps:
Refresh
Try refreshing your browser page or close any accompanying applications and retry opening them.
Check if access to Google Chat is blocked
Access to Google Chat may be blocked due to an antivirus or firewall configuration either on your own computer or phone or by an employer or network. Check for anti-virus programs or firewalls installed on your machine. Alternatively, try to use the website or app via another network like one on a mobile phone so you can access Google Chat.
Clear browser cache and cookies
Try clearing your browser cache and cookies and change the IP address of the computer by disconnecting and reconnecting the internet. Then try to access Google Chat again.
DNS Cache
To clear the DNS cache on your computer, look up instructions for your specific operating system online. Then try to access the Google Chat site again.
Web Browser Plugins
If you are still having trouble accessing Google Chat, you may try to disable web browser plugins (like ad-blockers) which may be interfering with access to Google Chat