Google Calendar is down, serving up a generic server error in 18 languages. VentureBeat staff members first noticed the problem at about 6:30 a.m. Pacific today.
The last outage for the service was back in November 2015. But for that one, Google Calendar would sometimes manage to load without a hitch. This time, we’re always redirected to the “unavailable” landing page. Users have taken to Twitter and Facebook to complain about the outage.
The English error message reads: “Google Calendar is temporarily unavailable. Please try back later. In the meanwhile, you might find useful information on our Help Group and Help Center. We apologize for any inconvenience.” The other 17 languages say more or less the same thing.
We have contacted Google about the outage and will update you if we learn more.
At 6:47 a.m. Pacific, the Google Apps dashboard confirmed the problem as a “Service disruption.” It states Google is “investigating reports of an issue with Google Calendar. We will provide more information shortly.”
Update at 7:35 a.m. Pacific: Google has updated the dashboard to say it is “continuing to investigate this issue. We will provide an update by 6/30/16, 11:30 AM detailing when we expect to resolve the problem.”
Update at 8:33 a.m. Pacific: Google Calendar is now working again for some users. Google expects a “resolution for all users in the near future.”
Update at 11:36 a.m. Pacific: Google Calendar is now back for all users.
“The problem with Google Calendar should be resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and continued support. Please rest assured that system reliability is a top priority at Google, and we are making continuous improvements to make our systems better.”