Is Skype down?

Skype is an instant messaging app that provides online text message and video chat services. Users may transmit both text and video messages and may exchange digital documents such as images, text, and video. Skype allows video conference calls.

 Problems detected at Skype

Skype problems in the last 24 hours

Skype Outage Chart

December 18: Problems at Skype

Skype is having issues since 10:30 AM GMT. Are you also affected? Leave a message in the comments.

Most Reported Problems:

  • ▪ Connection (45.45%)
  • ▪ Multimedia (18.18%)
  • ▪ Sign in (18.18%)
  • ▪ Messaging (9.09%)
  • ▪ Glitches (9.09%)

Skype Live Outage Map

The most recent outage reports and issues originated from:

▪ Toronto, Ontario  ▪ Whangaparaoa, Auckland  ▪ Austin, Texas  ▪ Barcelona, Catalunya  ▪ Kempton Park, Gauteng  ▪ Laguna Niguel, California  ▪ Los Angeles, California  ▪ Ottawa, Ontario  ▪ Rancho Cordova, California  ▪ Santa Cruz, California  ▪ Santa Rita, Guam

Skype Live Outage Map
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Whangaparaoa, Auckland
  • Austin, Texas
  • Barcelona, Catalunya
  • Kempton Park, Gauteng
  • Laguna Niguel, California
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Rancho Cordova, California
  • Santa Cruz, California
  • Santa Rita, Guam
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Skype Issues Reports

Latest outage, problems and issue reports in social media:
  • msoklahomalady
    Ms Oklahoma Lady (@msoklahomalady) reported

    I am TERRIBLE with SKYPE.......arrrrggg

  • rogusamunechita
    Julia Duncan (@rogusamunechita) reported

    Several security firms are warning Windows-based Skype users to be on their guard when receiving instant messages sent though the popular VoIP service. According to the reports, a malicious worm is reportedly taking advantage of the Skype API to spam a message about...

  • USNRankings
    US National Rankings (@USNRankings) reported

    @Microsoft forces @Windows update, then under guise of “someone might be using your @Skype accnt” @Microsoft forced me to create Microsoft accnt to “verify” skype account! Only problem? I don’t like being played. Switching to @Google suites. “#microsoft #google #skype #Windows10

  • Rastrup
    Michael Smith (@Rastrup) reported

    @extensions_th Amazing Microsoft invested billions in SKYPE and we are still stuck with a crap interface and a service which obviously doesn’t have much of Microsoft’s attention ..

  • VenomousSeviper
    Ashley Merchant (@VenomousSeviper) reported

    @SkypeSupport Skype down? Can't login on app or website. Tells me Skype can't connect.

  • 24thminute
    Duane Rollins (@24thminute) reported from Toronto, Ontario

    THERE ISN’T A PROBLEM WITH MY @Microsoft ACCOUNT. THERE’S A PROBLEM WITH WHAT YOU’VE DONE TO SKYPE. IT SHOULD NOT BE THIS ******* HARD TO ******* SIGN INTO SKYPE.

  • erinscheunemann
    Erin Scheunemann (@erinscheunemann) reported

    Fighting a head cold and I just read “Skype” as “Sky-pay”. Pls send help.

  • BrianDaniel12
    Brian Daniel (@BrianDaniel12) reported

    Brian's Investment & Money Savings Help is $20 per hour You can use Skype and pay with PayPal If you are not satisfied, you will NOT pay .//////////

  • BrianDaniel12
    Brian Daniel (@BrianDaniel12) reported

    Brian's Investment & Money Savings Help is $20 per hour You can use Skype and pay with PayPal If you are not satisfied, you will NOT pay ./////

  • BrianDaniel12
    Brian Daniel (@BrianDaniel12) reported

    Brian's Investment & Money Savings Help is $20 per hour You can use Skype and pay with PayPal If you are not satisfied, you will NOT pay .//////

  • BrianDaniel12
    Brian Daniel (@BrianDaniel12) reported

    Brian's Investment & Money Savings Help is $20 per hour You can use Skype and pay with PayPal If you are not satisfied, you will NOT pay ./////

  • BrianDaniel12
    Brian Daniel (@BrianDaniel12) reported

    Brian's Investment & Money Savings Help is $20 per hour You can use Skype and pay with PayPal If you are not satisfied, you will NOT pay .///

  • w00x_Alex
    👽 Alex (a.k.a. Wooxman) 👾 (@w00x_Alex) reported

    @osairiel @itsDanBull Microsoft shut the servers down after they bought Skype. They said that they "fused" MSN and Skype but in reality they just shut it down.

  • BrianDaniel12
    Brian Daniel (@BrianDaniel12) reported

    Brian's Investment & Money Savings Help is $20 per hour You can use Skype and pay with PayPal If you are not satisfied, you will NOT pay .//

  • pgsnake
    Dave Page (@pgsnake) reported

    @Skype The age is already set correctly. Neither the page you linked to, nor the settings pages themselves appear to have any options to prevent the issue I described.

  • LilithNoel
    Sleepy Brooke (@LilithNoel) reported

    @OneyNG Skype has been around forever and it still hasn't fixed the update during calls issue. It honestly baffles me that there aren't more competitors, it ain't hard to be better

  • BrianDaniel12
    Brian Daniel (@BrianDaniel12) reported

    Brian's Investment & Money Savings Help is $20 per hour You can use Skype and pay with PayPal If you are not satisfied, you will NOT pay ./

  • marcuscorporal
    marcucinno with extra cream (@marcuscorporal) reported

    @SkypeSupport there is a specific group chat that is missing for me. I get notifications of messages but everytime I click on it the group chat never appears and I’m redirected to someone else. Please help this is an important group chat

  • BrianDaniel12
    Brian Daniel (@BrianDaniel12) reported

    Brian's Investment & Money Savings Help is $20 per hour You can use Skype and pay with PayPal If you are not satisfied, you will NOT pay .

  • BrianDaniel12
    Brian Daniel (@BrianDaniel12) reported

    Brian's Investment & Money Savings Help is $20 per hour You can use Skype and pay with PayPal If you are not satisfied, you will NOT pay ...

  • BrianDaniel12
    Brian Daniel (@BrianDaniel12) reported

    Brian's Investment & Money Savings Help is $20 per hour You can use Skype and pay with PayPal If you are not satisfied, you will NOT pay ..

  • enricorome
    DeepStateDr (@enricorome) reported

    @shauna0616 @becket @justinjm1 I thought about that. Mitch oozes out of bed, puts his human suit on and dreams up new ways to cheat. "Voting via Skype while sedated and intubated is giving the senator a voice!" He's terrible.

  • _La_FemmeFatale
    Robyn Horwitz (@_La_FemmeFatale) reported

    @SkypeSupport I cannot submit my reply to the help message. Submit button does not work. HELP ME.

  • adrianstrom98
    Adrian Strøm (@adrianstrom98) reported

    @TsacToken @rhoraro Woah thanks!! =D But I have a minor problem because my IOTA adress makes a new one each time I turn my computer on and off, is there any time you are active where I can contact you on slack (iotatangle), skype, or something so I can give you my IOTA address there?

  • BrianDaniel12
    Brian Daniel (@BrianDaniel12) reported

    Brian's Investment & Money Savings Help is $20 per hour You can use Skype and pay with PayPal If you are not satisfied, you will NOT pay .

  • BrianDaniel12
    Brian Daniel (@BrianDaniel12) reported

    Brian's Investment & Money Savings Help is $20 per hour You can use Skype and pay with PayPal If you are not satisfied, you will NOT pay ////////

  • oGwenhyfar
    M (@oGwenhyfar) reported

    @PierceBrosnan I need help recalling the place from which I sent you the "horrible" deerskin and took you running with the herd via Skype...also the town from which you were transporting my horses back in the 90'ss

  • Takaponfx
    Takapon (@Takaponfx) reported

    @uquidcard Hello I need your help about unique code I lost plz tell me my unique code again I sent message skype and messenger but no answer at all

  • elitetatafo
    Elite!!!! (@elitetatafo) reported

    Skype don run down

  • Kubiac6666
    Christian Kubat (@Kubiac6666) reported

    @SkypeSupport Video of front facing cam still upside down on Lumia 950(xl). Is this a known issue? Any bugfix available?

  • WiseWoodrow
    Maxwell_Edison ✌ (@WiseWoodrow) reported

    @itsDanBull If you use skype for business then you should consider shutting down your business, to be honest.

  • NovaNinja64
    Cole 🎅🎄🎁 (@NovaNinja64) reported

    @SkypeSupport Help?

  • iamjackbob
    [FNC] Jack BOB (@iamjackbob) reported

    @itsDanBull Totally agree but unfortunately, I'm still a skype slave. Help me.

  • sebulban
    Lauri Selänne (@sebulban) reported

    @SkypeSupport So after updating Skype I can’t login anymore.

  • drponyface
    Jen Wathan (@drponyface) reported

    @SkypeSupport can you help me? This morning I was locked out of my Skype account - I cannot rescue my account and I can't access any of the other contact options from the website

  • drponyface
    Jen Wathan (@drponyface) reported

    For anyone trying to catch me on @Skype this morning - for reasons I don't understand I have been locked out of my account and cannot login. I will try and contact them, but until then please email me or use SkypeforBusiness - sorry!

  • FlavioCabral27
    PurpleRobo😶 🚛 (@FlavioCabral27) reported

    @OneyNG People always suggest Discord, but it's got such an unfriendly UI. There are a million ways to chat with people and I don't get hiw to just setup a little room for myself and one friend. I wish skype wasn't such a broken mess. Especially on mobile.

  • Borealis_3000
    Snowrealis (@Borealis_3000) reported

    So i totally forgot I changed my Skype for business sounds at work... And when someone typed a pm an oof sound was heard. Okay. And putting the call down suddenly made the announcer from Smash Bros yell "NEWWWWW RECORRRRD!" Ohgodwhathaveidone

  • AmethystShining
    AmeliaS (@AmethystShining) reported

    @WMAR1980 @JLDlite @rianjohnson @starwars Seriously, I think that's the biggest problem with #TheLastJedi - they set up this whole romantic Force-Skype connection between Rey and Kylo Ren aka Ben Solo but then Rian Johnson failed to deliver. I guess he was scared to upset the feminists but the narrative BEGGED for them.

  • ceb1no
    AzorAhai (Lex Situs) (@ceb1no) reported

    Help me shoot my 3 day load. Add my skype on my profile. Strictly no MINORS. #altercebu #jakol

  • HighTechForum
    High Tech Forum (@HighTechForum) reported

    @ceciliakang Streaming is not a real-time service; Skype and Telepresence are.

  • slissovski
    Sergei Lissovski (@slissovski) reported

    @Skype, @Skype, the last straw was today, when I was told that at first I need to merge my account with my phone number, then that my account was abused and used to send spam(?) and now when I am trying to "recover" it I am getting "Service unavailable. Please try again later" /2

  • slissovski
    Sergei Lissovski (@slissovski) reported

    @Skype, @SkypeSupport, how's it possible to so badly mess up the login process ? Have an account that I use only occasionally, and almost every time I want to login I am told that the password is incorrect (though I just copy-paste it from the password management app). /1

  • JNMcDon
    James N. McDonald (@JNMcDon) reported

    @LesleyBartlett_ @tedcruz @HammillHimself Those grainy, single color Skype sessions with the Emperor are the end result of 2,000 years of major ISPs shutting down independent startups in the Old Republic. @HamillHimself

  • mlfltm
    vote on my pinned (@mlfltm) reported

    But if you really need help I can be on rabbit or Skype? :))))

  • Estirdalin
    Jen Pattison 🥑 (@Estirdalin) reported

    @wtfmig @TrinketEric @BannonRudis @wrestlewrun Being reasonable is unwelcome in design by committee, Mig. Now pipe down, I’m trying to Skype Hobbes for her opinion.

  • DaveDuFourNBA
    Dave DuFour (@DaveDuFourNBA) reported

    Hey @Skype What is the problem?

  • makingthebest09
    ahmadbaari (@makingthebest09) reported

    Do you need help with your eating or workout plan? If so, let me know. I consult online. Skype or WhatsApp !

  • FknMo
    Allarakia (@FknMo) reported

    Can you fix your fucking piece of shit pathetic iPhone app? @Skype This is getting ridiculous

  • MissLondonLix
    London (@MissLondonLix) reported

    K my fucking work phone has turned into a lilac screened brick (?), so if you've sent kik or Skype messages, hang tight. I have a tech friend coming over tonight; if he can't help, I'll go to the store tomorrow

  • 9BallSeraph
    (@9BallSeraph) reported

    @RainbowCutlass //Some shitty new update making me login on my mobile Skype and I don’t remmeber the password

  • pspnjhzlpwtv49
    गजल और शायरी (@pspnjhzlpwtv49) reported

    Software giant Microsoft confirms deal to buy internet phone service Skype for £5.2bn

  • BrianDaniel12
    Brian Daniel (@BrianDaniel12) reported

    Brian's Investment & Money Savings Help is $20 per hour You can use Skype and pay with PayPal If you are not satisfied, you will NOT pay ////////////

  • BrianDaniel12
    Brian Daniel (@BrianDaniel12) reported

    Brian's Investment & Money Savings Help is $20 per hour You can use Skype and pay with PayPal If you are not satisfied, you will NOT pay //////

  • kylohmygod
    tlj spoilers // cait saw tlj x3 (@kylohmygod) reported from Whangaparaoa, Auckland

    The first force Skype call was so funny Rey was all “pew pew” and Kylo was all like “woah how that bitch get here WHERES LUKE” *slides down the hallway”

  • bethelferguson3
    Bethel ferguson (@bethelferguson3) reported

    Call me to Skype ;D My login: jiiaks

  • Mt3vv
    Meteb (@Mt3vv) reported

    @SkypeSupport I have been trying to update my mobile phone number through the app and your website and it freezes everytime ! Could you help please .

  • Steviebreech
    Steven Breech (@Steviebreech) reported from Rancho Cordova, California

    Anyone in skype??? I might need help with this PPV. Be home in a few mins

  • dave_in_sa
    David McLemore (@dave_in_sa) reported

    @tedcruz 2.) Still wrong, Ted. When Google announced its Wallet app, mobile providers tried to block it for competing with their own solutions. AT&T tried blocking Skype to cut down on competition with its own services,

  • ddlywckmorm
    Mistletoe Queen (@ddlywckmorm) reported

    I literally JUST laid down to take a nap and now my mom wants to Skype

  • kaertoeffael
    Marzipankartoffel. (@kaertoeffael) reported

    Could you please fix your app, @SkypeSupport? It's quite annoying that it always takes ~5 secs until I can hear the called one and why the hell do the last 0.5 seconds of the call-sound repeat 4-5 times when I answer the call, that hurts my ears and is somehow scary???

  • _ChiliPepperz_
    Chilipepperz (@_ChiliPepperz_) reported

    @PlaySkycade I applied for staff awhile back (less than 2 weeks) but I realised after I submitted my application that I put my Skype username instead of live tag is that a problem?

  • _ChiliPepperz_
    Chilipepperz (@_ChiliPepperz_) reported

    @PlaySkycade So I applied for staff on your server I don't think will be accepted I put down my Skype username is nstead of my live tag is that a problem?

  • Caren_CO_Now
    CBL CO 6 (@Caren_CO_Now) reported

    @tedcruz AT&T tried blocking Skype to cut down on competition with its own services, Globally, KPN, a telecom company in the Netherlands, tried to apply an extra tariff on messaging apps force people into buying texting plans that worked on the cellular network. The govt blocked it

  • devorasidhu2004
    Devora Sidhu (@devorasidhu2004) reported

    Call me to Skype ;D My login: jiiaks

  • EmmaS_92
    Emma✨ (@EmmaS_92) reported

    @racheljrowlands @PlanetBeth91 @bt_uk It's ridiculous, and at the end of the day I think they're making excuses. Bad connections are also a problem for my sister because facetime/skype are vital communication platforms for her and obviously can't be accessed without internet.

  • Daz_AnnGecko
    The Ol Razzle Dazzle (@Daz_AnnGecko) reported

    help ive been added to as skype call with millennials help

  • BiarReec
    Reec Biar Gabriel (@BiarReec) reported

    @SkypeSuppo. Hi, am not able to reset my skype password because my account is linked to microsoft account. Please help me with a solution to it. I have a lot of important contacts on my skype that I cannot afford to lose.

  • FFlames_
    John #BeatWisconsin (@FFlames_) reported

    @Axyhs they werent the reason lol, they had like 2 points but westbrook and collins played fucking terrible, wouldve cashed huge if they had big games. wanna skype?

  • KittyKittyCat0
    💗Little One💗 (@KittyKittyCat0) reported

    I'm around you I always feel my heart pounding. I'm sorry I'm clingy I'm sorry I always want to Skype I'm sorry I want to hang out I'm sorry I'm annoying I'm sorry I have so many fucking problems but for some reason you deal with it all. You motivate me to be the best me I can be

  • Chaosking97
    Jonah got run over by a reindeer (@Chaosking97) reported

    7. The belief of talking over problems with a video over skype or somewhere else, i have lots of gripes with this argument but my largest argument is that it misses the point of commentaries altogether.

  • eclecticfriend3
    frenetic eclectic (@eclecticfriend3) reported

    @LesleyCully I could've help them setup a Skype connection.

  • davidrmoulton
    davidrmoulton.com (@davidrmoulton) reported

    @betsyweber @Calendly @ActiveWords @Skype @Snagit @msonenote @Camtasia @hootsuite @GoodNotesApp @zoom_us @Pocket @OvercastFM Tho I am running an internal security podcast. Trying to fix my publishing problems. I need to be able to authenticate listener before sharing content… using ustream behind sso. Not intended use case but it “works”.

  • Honey_Lynn
    Lynn (@Honey_Lynn) reported

    Skype deal going on. Take me up on this guys by tonight to get this offer buy 3 15 min shows for $150 get a 15 min show free so that breaks down to 2.50 a minute....that's half off what I usually charge per minute

  • RowdyRodimus
    Chris (@RowdyRodimus) reported

    @thinksojoe @randomredhead If you can help me figure out how to skype or whatever, I can be a fill in if you need.

  • EmtwoTV
    Emtwo (@EmtwoTV) reported

    Microsoft GET YOUR SHIT TOGETHER PLEASE. 4 Hours Windows upgrade??? and then the Network Stack is broken i had to fix it myself. If i were a normal person i would have no a broken laptop. fuck you, and your new version of skype LOADS forever and nothing happens further

  • RepetitiveAbuse
    Ol' No name (@RepetitiveAbuse) reported

    @SkypeSupport C'mon, I could do with some freakin help.

  • pateljaspal960
    jaspal patrl (@pateljaspal960) reported

    @CryptoNickk please man i need your help talk to me on Skype please

  • DoingDewey
    Katie Wilkins (@DoingDewey) reported

    @SkypeSupport I can no longer sign-in with my facebook account, the FAQ link in the email alerting me of that is broken, and if I search the FAQ, the only ways I come up with of transferring my contact require me to sign-in with the old account. How do I move my contacts over?

  • Dibble75
    Dominic (@Dibble75) reported

    @StuGilmore Where do I start? Too many jokes, Luke throwing away his light sabre, Leia as Mary Poppins, a terrible plot where all the first order need to do is jump ahead of he resistance,mutiny not mutiny thing. Canto Bite is terrible, Rey & Kylo force Skype. . . .