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Whatsapp is DOWN users around the world left frustrated

WhatsApp has mysteriously stopped sending or receiving messages for users worldwide. 

There are widespread problems across northern Europe, Mexico and Brazil, according to the website Down Detector.

However, some users in those areas still appear to be able to get online.

 

There have been multiple reports of WhatsApp going down in areas across the globe, with Europe and Singapore hit particularly hard by the outage

WHATSAPP OUTAGE

There are widespread problems across northern Europe, Mexico and Brazil, according to the website Down Detector. 

The outage was first reported at 4.15pm BST (11.15pm ET).

Downdetector.com registered a peak of 4,853 users experiencing issues with WhatsApp today. 

The website registered an overall peak of 4,853 users experiencing problems this afternoon.

The outage was first reported at 4.15pm BST (11.15pm ET).   

The majority of WhatsApp issues is with connection, with some 60 per cent of users experiencing connectivity problems, according to Down Detector.

The website registered an overall peak of 4,853 users experiencing problems this afternoon. 

Around a third are experiencing problems sending or receiving messages while 10 per cent are having login problems.

UK registered a peak of 2,716 WhatsApp users experiencing issues.

WhatsApp is generally considered reliable with outages rarely lasting more than one hour.

The Facebook-owned app is used by more than one billion people globally so problems can cause havoc.

Sources suggest there is no obvious way to get back online if you are affected by the outage, according to the Independent. 

The outage appears to have begun around 16:00 BST (11:00 ET) today with downdetector.com receiving a flurry of reports around this time

The outage appears to have begun around 16:00 BST (11:00 ET) today with downdetector.com receiving a flurry of reports around this time

There are widespread problems across northern Europe, according to the website Down Detector. UK registered a peak of 2,716 WhatsApp users experiencing issues with the service this afternoon

There are widespread problems across northern Europe, according to the website Down Detector. UK registered a peak of 2,716 WhatsApp users experiencing issues with the service this afternoon

The majority of WhatsApp issues is with connection, with some 60 per cent of users experiencing connectivity problems, according to Down Detector

The majority of WhatsApp issues is with connection, with some 60 per cent of users experiencing connectivity problems, according to Down Detector

WhatsApp users have taken to Twitter to complain of the messaging service’s outage. 

According to some users, the app is not sending or receiving messages when devices are connected to either WiFi or a 4G mobile network.

Twitter user @ShahasSamad shared his frustration by showing followers the WhatsApp connection error screen.

Some users have complained that they are not receiving any messages on WhatsApp, and that trying to send a message leaves the app loading.

WhatsApp users have taken to Twitter to complain of the messaging service's outage. According to some users, the app is not sending or receiving messages when devices are connected to either WiFi or a 4G mobile network

WhatsApp users have taken to Twitter to complain of the messaging service’s outage. According to some users, the app is not sending or receiving messages when devices are connected to either WiFi or a 4G mobile network

Twitter user @ShahasSamad shared his frustration by showing followers the WhatsApp connection error screen

Twitter user @ShahasSamad shared his frustration by showing followers the WhatsApp connection error screen

Some users have complained that they are not receiving any messages on WhatsApp, and that trying to send a message leaves the app loading

Some users have complained that they are not receiving any messages on WhatsApp, and that trying to send a message leaves the app loading

Some Twitter users were able to see the funny side of WhatsApp being down, with user @limo29_09 writing: ‘#whatsappdown but who cares, not like there’s anyone messaging me’

‘Wont connect at all. Says poor connection on both wifi and mobile. Tried everything possible even re-installed’, user ‘Hashane’ wrote on the Downdetector website.

‘Tried to voice call there,it’s almost like it’s vanished completely,no tone or anything’, wrote another user ‘mmcsc67’.

‘Not able to connect my whatsapp to internet. My wifi amd my mobile data are working fine’, said user ‘banjo89’.

Some Twitter users were able to see the funny side of WhatsApp being down, with user @limo29_09 writing: '#whatsappdown but who cares, not like there's anyone messaging me'

Some Twitter users were able to see the funny side of WhatsApp being down, with user @limo29_09 writing: ‘#whatsappdown but who cares, not like there’s anyone messaging me’

The Facebook-owned app is used by more than one billion people globally so problems can cause havoc

The Facebook-owned app is used by more than one billion people globally so problems can cause havoc

 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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