Do you backup your Gmail account? Twitter and Google support forums are alive this morning with Gmail users complaining that their accounts have been reset over the weekend. Deleting thousands of Gmail users email dating back years, together with attachments and Google chat history.
If you have logged into your Gmail account this morning to the ‘Welcome to Gmail’ screen then unfortunately you have already been affected by the problem.
Google has this morning released figures stating that around 0.08 per cent of users have been affected, around 150,000 people. But Google is now working on a solution and says : “Affected users will be temporarily unable to sign in while we repair their accounts.”
So if you cant login dont worry to much at the moment as Google are on the case and trying to restore your account
Google has been making updates about their Gmail issues via its Apps Status Dashboard.
“Our team is continuing to investigate this issue. We will provide an update by February 28, 2011 8:36:00 AM UTC with more information about this problem. Thank you for your patience.”
If you are wondering the best way to backup your Gmail account there is a free application designed called Gmail Backup and will run on Mac, PC and Linux.
Via PC AdvisorFiled Under: Technology News