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.

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December 12: Problems at Skype

Skype is having issues since 08:00 AM EST. Are you also affected? Leave a message in the comments.

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(50.00%)
Messaging
(33.33%)
Sign in
(16.67%)

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Skype Issues Reports

Latest outage, problems and issue reports in social media:
  • stephenniem Dr. Stephennie Mulder (@stephenniem) reported

    @The_Sherd_Nerd If I can ever help, please just ask. I would be happy to do a Skype/Facetime/WhatsApp run-thorough of a presentation anytime.

  • BashDinsmore Sebastian Dinsmore (@BashDinsmore) reported

    @FreddyOffical If you have skype I could help out

  • underscoreputra Put. (@underscoreputra) reported

    SKYPE FIX YOUR SHIT PLEASE

  • Mojave_Sean Sean Kelly (@Mojave_Sean) reported

    @Doug415510330 Cary Moon, former Mayoral candidate recently posted that authorities on the West Coast had admitted they didn't manage to cut down driving. but younger people realize a car is an albatross around your neck and in an age of email, Skype, and .pdfs, requiring everybody to work -/

  • BUFFM0NA_BOT buff mona (@BUFFM0NA_BOT) reported

    Im a nonthreatening feminist boy, come talk to me on Skype! talk to me on skype about your problems as a woman i sympathize i’m taking womens studies. I took women’s studies I know what ‘systematic’ means.

  • DesiraeDriggers Des (@DesiraeDriggers) reported

    @Unownedpiiggy He wont send anything. Im stranded out of gas and he made me skype him and now he wont send the money to me for gas. Can't believe this shit right now. I have my kids with me and reached out for help just to be fooled. I cant stop crying now idk what i did to deserve this :(

  • NandiJkj Nandi (@NandiJkj) reported

    I had a supp for the exam and emailed him asking a question, mans said he could help but only on Skype. That man was so thirsty :( Didn’t respond but I wish I did. He really was hot

  • pxrejoonie kaylie ☆ ³⁶⁵ (@pxrejoonie) reported

    @InfjHakan @hagxcx @vantful how am I scared I literally said we can skype if you want to 😭 i don’t have a problem with it

  • alien___boy max 🎄 (@alien___boy) reported

    if we're just friends on here then i'll call you or skype you or message you like i fully promise that if you need someone or want someone to distract you or mess around with ill be down

  • mePadraigReidy Padraig Reidy (@mePadraigReidy) reported

    @ofarry If I were Eddie Lenihan I would offer a subscription service where you get a one-on-one story session via Skype once a week

  • xtrordinary_man pooldeadpool (@xtrordinary_man) reported

    Help me to change my skype user id #Skype @SkypeSupport #Microsoft @MicrosoftIndia @Microsoft @MicrosoftStore

  • HarlowTheVixen 🎄💫 Vixen Clause 💫 🎄 LAS VEGAS JAN 10TH - 15TH (@HarlowTheVixen) reported

    4 minute Skype session of My soles and he couldn't help but ***. Weakling. 😂

  • Weeaboo__Bot Weeaboo Bot (@Weeaboo__Bot) reported

    Im a nonthreatening feminist waifu! talk to me on skype about your problems as a woman i sympathize i’m taking womens studies. I took women’s studies I know what ‘Naruto’ means. Man I’m so horny today. Sorry.I’m sorry. I just came out and said it.

  • Arcanamus A R C A N E (@Arcanamus) reported

    Took it up in my head to do a Skype call with class mates and revise tutorials. Was fruitful and I'm glad I was able to help a few people understand a few more concepts

  • riahflora glenifer (@riahflora) reported

    When I had a Skype interview with a modeling agency and I turned down their offer..... HAHAHAWHYDIDIDOTHATHAHAH

  • AndrewNebus Andrew Nebus (@AndrewNebus) reported

    @kcarruthers We could try a Teams call sometime. Skype was terrible today.

  • mokokith maja (@mokokith) reported

    @AxelsonJonah @CashApp @Skype i want his **** in my mouth i don’t think they can help with that jonah

  • TheRichWoods Rich Woods (@TheRichWoods) reported

    @WinObs @NorthFaceHiker @Skype @SkypeInsider @MSEdgeDev @onedrive @Windows Now that's just making excuses for them. It doesn't matter if I set up a lot of PCs. It's a matter of settings syncing not working properly.

  • qForce1 Krypto & His Human Pet (@qForce1) reported

    @TheRichWoods @NorthFaceHiker @Skype @SkypeInsider @MSEdgeDev @onedrive @Windows Bad is the understatement. Microsoft gets down the field so well, but seems to, more times than not, get stopped or run out of steam/interest at the 1 yard line.... across the board. They have serious focus issues there. Always have...always w....

  • gayIorswift13 boring one time jock who now works sales (@gayIorswift13) reported

    going to start charging swifties $15 for skype calls with me in which i tell them to go outside it’s like when sixpenceee offered therapy except my service is valid and worth the money

  • MistressDamage Mistress Damage ⚠️🥵☠️ (@MistressDamage) reported

    Phone is broken will only be doing real-time and skype sessions for a while <3

  • rwritesfantasy Rebecca Ann (@rwritesfantasy) reported

    Skype I am going to hurt you I am going to do bad things to you I hate you I hate you so much I have never hated any piece of technology as much as I hate you I really hate you I hate you down to my very core

  • hetphobicharry 🌈 (@hetphobicharry) reported

    me before my first interview for the au pair: change clothes, brush hair, make sure skype is working, write down questions, anxiously wait for it me after 4 interviews: pajamas, no bra, messy bun, disgusting face, no preparation, ready to cancel it and go to bed

  • MOTMCudder Jacob (@MOTMCudder) reported

    @h3h3productions @KEEMSTAR @andymilonakis @anything4views Daniel can’t read. If he could, he would’ve seen you said it was a conspiracy theory a few tweets ago. New theory: keem is a team to help his show because he can’t actually read. He needs them to tell him the news and read off replies to his tweets via a Skype call.

  • pkartachov paul (@pkartachov) reported

    This guy used to be in a skype group that was very dear to my heart, it's heartbreaking for me to see him like this. If you can help him any way, please do so. ko-fi linked in the tweet

  • __sarahsinger Sarah Singer (@__sarahsinger) reported

    @world_on_a_wire Expect the unexpected! I did one phone AND video interview (sound issues on their end), had a fire alarm go off in the middle of another interview, and found that, even when I tested my camera angle using Skype or FaceTime, the committee could always see more than I'd anticipated

  • xRyga Ryga (@xRyga) reported

    @Gamblesface I don't miss Skype itself but I kinda miss those days. I've lost contact with basically everyone I used to chat with there and I don't remember my login :c

  • LaNomadita Vicki Brown (@LaNomadita) reported

    @bengoldacre I'm in South America. At the end of August I posted my proxy vote request form. At the end of October it arrived in UK. There were some issues. Managed to resolve via emails, Skype calls and new digital request form. Mum is now proxy voter. She sent my postal vote on Monday ✊

  • Tanjamaar Tanja (@Tanjamaar) reported

    @oliverjones1988 Oh my. I don't understand why I'm not getting DM's, maybe it's my computer, have had massive issues with it. Can't use phone at work. Email should work, bizarre as I haven't seen any of them O.o I have a very busy weekend, sigh, but defo will Skype at some point x

  • falconhamada_90 Falcon Hamada 🇮🇶 (@falconhamada_90) reported

    Unfortunately I cannot create a new account here . I hope to solve the problem immediately please @Skype hope that making an account becomes like the method adopted in Viber program, writing the number, then waiting for a confirmation message and then activating an account

  • g_pechorin I R Peter A L (@g_pechorin) reported

    I KNOW THAT THE SKYPE CONNECTION IS BREAKING UP. MAYBE IF WE SHOUT, THE ISSUE WILL BE RESOLVED.

  • lamb_up lamby (@lamb_up) reported

    @SweetHeathen @brittaaany3089 @UNIRockTV @SteveMcRae_ @Jo12883350 @countrygirl3702 It’s absolutely true. I also think whatever delay goes on technically doesn’t help. I’ve noticed that on other streams with the both of them too. Idk if it’s Skype or whatever, but I think it makes them think they are interrupting each other.

  • Listenlinda10 Listen linda (@Listenlinda10) reported

    @skype help! I’ve been locked out of my account for 11 days

  • Listenlinda10 Listen linda (@Listenlinda10) reported

    @skypesupport help! I’ve been locked out of my account for 11 days

  • ItsOnlyTux Tux (@ItsOnlyTux) reported

    I like how when discord was down not too long ago, not a single person considered using skype for the meantime

  • cj_shinsin Chris J. (@cj_shinsin) reported

    December 11th 2011: On this night, members of the Noel Skype Group got to listen in on a not-so friendly conversation. "I don't care about you, or your problems!"

  • Sunildel sunil kumar (@Sunildel) reported

    @tim_cook Want to bring to your notice that post ios13 Skype for business is not working.. despite multiple complaints and all the efforts still problem not resolved and there are 1000s like me who are right now suffering.. pls help ...@Apple @AppleSupport

  • AnnCorbitt01 AnnCorbitt (@AnnCorbitt01) reported

    @SkypeSupport Awful on line chat service. My CC was charged for a new subscription and no one can help me with my skype account. Is there a 365 subscription without skype

  • H02854602 H (@H02854602) reported

    @HamillHimself I hear alot about how she travels from place to place, forgive a boomer but couldn't she Skype and other social media. That way cutting down her footprint to nearly zero and stay in school. In this new world there's no reason to travel except for vacation.

  • KScott1982 Kevin Scott (@KScott1982) reported

    @AlwayzInTrouble I remember I was offshore and I was told I could go home for my son birthday and I told him I’d be there. When they told me I couldn’t leave and I had to tell him over Skype that I couldn’t come home, he wiped his eyes and was crushed and I broke down like a fraction.

  • MiaGrey_Darker Mia Grey (@MiaGrey_Darker) reported

    @LGrey_Darker *hearing the skype tone on my laptop ,i rush and fall down on the bed, pressing the answer button and Lil's face pops up. I can feel a tear pop up seeing her. I missed my bestie and since all that's going on we haven't really talked that much. * " bestie. Its really you.">

  • IAmPlatts ℙ 𝕝 ā 𝕥 𝕥 𝕤 🇪🇺🏳️‍🌈 (@IAmPlatts) reported

    @OhHeyJacob I need you to send an american number I have set up on Skype an sms. Basically, the number won’t receive texts so Skype need a couple of test texts to identify the problem.

  • VessOnSecurity Vess (@VessOnSecurity) reported

    @campuscodi When my padawan discovered exactly the same issue in Skype for Linux and I reported it, Microsoft was like "ohh, no biggie, it's not an RCE". Morons. (Then silently fixed it without giving us credit.)

  • raaachel_1996 rachel | stream let it be (@raaachel_1996) reported

    In other news I have to skype a profsssor in 6 minutes for an overview of the class because he couldn’t be in his office today, and he already makes me nervous, but I’m also very unprepared and anxious af because I chugged too much coffee so much hands are shaking send hELP

  • Ksilson TheWorld'sFavorite (@Ksilson) reported

    @TMobile can't sign into app. Can't recieve text. Tried desktop site, can't get a chat open. Phcalling from Germany with skype. No answer, over an hour wait time. Cant pay my bill. No customer service.

  • halostouch Haylee DeGroote (@halostouch) reported

    @shaezilla Girl I need a Skype how to do my ducking make up private with you because I needs help lol

  • ke7zum Sarah A (@ke7zum) reported

    @destructatron04 Not anymore, that's ben broken for years. Skype finally closed that hole, I want this on all platforms, win dows, mac, and iOs. and google stopped app cloners for this reason.

  • NickTheITDude Nick Salz (@NickTheITDude) reported

    Have CEO from parent company in town. She has issue with Skype. We cannot fix local. Ask parent company IT for help. Remote support asks me to reboot PC. I noticed that he had been entering CEO pw while working. I ask for PW, am given PW.

  • soundwithmike Mike Burgess (@soundwithmike) reported

    London clients: please note that tomorrow is my last day that I'm down South until January, now. Facetime/Skype appointments available on request for Fri 13th Dec and/or Mon 23rd Dec - then I'm unavailable until Jan 6th, as man needs to recharge. :)

  • HMCOxford Harris Manchester (@HMCOxford) reported

    Apologies to any Skype interview candidates @HMCOxford, but the @UniofOxford IT systems have been down for half an hour. All back now working & we are contacting all candidates to let them know what's happening & new times.

  • DavariRose 𝓖𝓸𝓭𝓭𝓮𝓼𝓼 𝓡𝓸𝓼𝓮🌹 (@DavariRose) reported

    Aight I’m down to do a few smoke and ignore Skype sessions. $20 for 15 minutes 😘 DM me if interested Cashapp and Venmo only!

  • amandatta16 Aman Datta (@amandatta16) reported

    @BSNLCorporate @SanjayDhotreMP @DrJitendraSingh @PMOIndia @narendramodi Can't even do Skype calls to client, Not a big business owner but small businesses have to run in J&K we need internet and this is how @BSNLCorporate @BSNL_JK is providing service, why not privatize these not performing org. To bring them on their toes.

  • ShannonBrown94 Baby Shark 🦈 (@ShannonBrown94) reported

    The fact aj stayed on Skype all night to help my insomnia speaks volumes 💕

  • EllaMinty Ella Minty (@EllaMinty) reported

    @saq3 @shayandahalf @TheSarahDiaa @shelo9 @jonathangard @alex_malouf You’re right, Shaheeda - in most countries, WhatsApp & Skype are a given. There’s nothing stopping UAE charging tourists, at the points of entry, $/£ 2-3. That tax would certainly help towards connectivity costs across the country etc. Where there’s a will, there’s always a way

  • AgefriendlyMCR Paul McGarry (@AgefriendlyMCR) reported

    Train Hell pt 367: I know they help it, but two big blokes coughing every 30 seconds to London. A lot of coughing and Pat Metheny at full volume isn't doing the trick. Maybe Rage Against the Machine. And the fella having a Skype meeting. Really. I should stay home.

  • StayTrueBlue TrueBlue 🇦🇺 👌🤘🇦🇺🎄🎅🥳 (@StayTrueBlue) reported

    @jetjackson20 I'm sure you're trying to help But SKYPE

  • mistress_rook SavageMzRook (@mistress_rook) reported

    @xclubby @CandyWithAK69 @petalkinks One more thing. PayPal doesn't help our camscores. Get w the program & buy tokens-- its the same $$! I think a model would have to be stupid to charge less for a skype show paid with PayPal that can be easily canceled & the model loses but hey you got to ***!

  • davepdotorg Dave Pearson (@davepdotorg) reported

    @katebevan Perhaps, but the big problem here I'd say is the apparent lack of warning. As I said, when Skype support was dropped there was months of warning that it was going away. And the fact a fix is supposed to be coming suggests it's not really an out of support issue.

  • timbo_baggins Tim (@timbo_baggins) reported

    @chrisphin Each caller records their “end” locally and uploads the audio file to you via Dropbox, for example. That negates call issues due to line delay, dropouts, Skype “Cyloning” etc. A better microphone helps but the resultant increase in audio quality is worth it.

  • budweiser40_ Icha (@budweiser40_) reported

    @SkypeSupport hi team could you help me how to log out all device cos im lost my phone pls help allready change password doesn't work