WhatsApp is down and messages won’t send – here’s what we know



There’s round two billion WhatsApp customers all over the world who use the app on a month-to-month foundation.

As of proper now, it seems none of them can send WhatsApp messages.


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The above picture exhibits the present state of the cellular WhatsApp app, with messages simply sitting there ready to be despatched.

If you’ve got seen the identical, then don’t be concerned – it isn’t you, there’s one thing mistaken with WhatsApp.

I do fear that when this situation is resolved, there are going to be a HUGE quantity of messages all of a sudden despatched all over the world. That may trigger extra pressure on WhatsApp’s servers.


Error message in WhatsApp

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Here’s the error message I’m getting when making an attempt to make a video name. Definitely appears to be a server situation on WhatsApp’s aspect.


Video calls through WhatsApp are additionally down. I’ve simply tried it, and after a number of seconds, the decision ends, and a message says that the video name failed and that I ought to examine my web connection. Thanks whatsapp.


Here’s what we’re seeing when utilizing the online model of WhatsApp in a browser. As you possibly can see, we cannot hook up with WhatsApp’s servers, and messages aren’t sending.

A screenshot showing WhatsApp messages not sending

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The Meta logo on a smartphone in front of the Facebook logo a little bit blurred in the background

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We have now acquired a remark from WhatsApp’s guardian firm Meta, which stated (as per Reuters): “We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble sending messages and we’re working to restore WhatsApp for everyone as quickly as possible.”


At least the memes are pleasurable.


I’ve had a examine of the official whatsapp twitter account (opens in new tab)however up to now it has not posted something concerning the issue, however WhatsApp is trending within the United Kingdom, so this is clearly a widespread situation.


Screenshot of down detector

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According to the Downdetector website (opens in new tab)there’s been a spike in individuals reporting points with WhatsApp since round 9am BST (4am ET, 1am PT) on Tuesday October 25.

The most typical situation is sending messages, which is the issue I’ve been experiencing, in addition to different members of the TechRadar crew.


Welcome to our WhatsApp is down reside weblog. After seeing quite a few stories about WhatsApp being down, I’ve tried sending a message myself, and certain sufficient, it won’t send – as a substitute I’m getting a clock icon subsequent to the message, which suggests the WhatsApp servers are failing.

Very irritating.


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