Gmail revealed as the most unreliable remote-working app

Home workers and anxious GCSE students have both been hit by Gmail chaos when servers have crashed…

So it comes as no surprise that a study by Uswitch has placed Gmail at the top of the list of the most complained about home working apps – racking up 2,250 points on the complaint score.

As part of the Bandwidth Britain report, the team at Uswitch have delved into 10 of the UK’s most popular working-from-home apps to reveal which app has the MOST complaints.

Here’s how other essential WFH apps stacked up below.

Ranked: UK’s Most Complained about WFH Apps:

Gmail – 2,250 searches per month
Skype – 1,260
Zoom – 320
Google Drive – 320
Dropbox – 320
Adobe Creative Cloud – 270
Grammarly – 270
Google Hangouts – 230
Trello – 210
Slack – 200


Skype was revealed as the second-worst remote working app, with a complaint score of 1,260.

Slack found itself at the opposite end of the scale with the study revealing it to be the best app for remote-workers in Britain, scoring just 200 on the complaint score.

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