Gmail had two outages this week that delayed emails

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Gmail experienced some issues with delayed emails twice this week: on Thursday and again on Friday.

On Thursday at 12:31PM ET, Google wrote on Gmail’s Workspace Status Dashboard that “customers impacted by this issue may see delay in sending the emails,” but at 5:03PM ET, the company posted an update that indicates things were fixed.

The Thursday issues affected at least two of us here at The Verge. Earlier that day, emails sent from our personal emails to our work accounts took a while to show up. Weirdly, emails from our work emails to our personal Gmails sent just fine. 9to5Google reported the opposite, finding that personal emails worked as expected while Workspace account emails weren’t arriving as expected.

On Friday, Google…

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