What Happened To WhatsApp? Outage, Down – Won’t Connect

WhatsApp is down.  If your WhatsApp won’t connect don’t throw your phone.  There’s currently an outage.  I can’t send or receive messages and my old conversations aren’t showing up.  The Facebook-owned messaging app is down in multiple countries, so it’s most likely the servers.  First, I couldn’t log in but now I’m logged in and can’t send or receive messages.

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You can try to restart your phone if you’re desperate but that didn’t work for me.  If you’re in an area with a strong Internet connection and you can’t connect, there’s most likely no issues with your phone.  This is the first WhatsApp outage in a long time.  Facebook acquired the company in 2014 and a year later there was a major outage.

What Happened To WhatsApp? Outage Down Won't Connect
What Happened To WhatsApp? Outage Down Won’t Connect

Twitter’s reaction to WhatsApp being down has been hilarious.  I couldn’t believe it when I found out and reacted like the guy in the following gif:

It’s easy to rely on instant messaging apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.  I’m on the app every day.  It makes time go faster.

The following Twitter user came up with a unique way to handle the outage:

What do you think about WhatsApp’s outage? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.