Is Skype Down?
Current Skype Status: up

Status History

We've been monitoring Skype since January 7, 2017. Here's the history of service outages we've observed from the Skype status page:

Recent Skype Outages and Issues

Follow the recent outages and downtime for Skype in the table below.

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StatusGator has over 4 years of Skype status history.

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Start Time Type Length
July 27, 2021 13:11 UTC WARN about 4 hours
January 13, 2021 14:36 UTC WARN 30 minutes
January 13, 2021 14:26 UTC WARN 10 minutes
December 01, 2020 17:26 UTC WARN 25 minutes
October 29, 2020 21:21 UTC WARN about 1 hour
2021-07-29 19:08:31 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes
2021-07-29 19:08:31 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes
2021-07-29 19:08:31 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes
2021-07-29 19:08:31 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes
2021-07-29 19:08:31 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes

Supported Features

We support the following features in our integration with the Skype status page:

  • Down Notifications

    If Skype is having system outages or experiencing other critical issues, red down notifications appear on the status page. In most cases, it means that core functions are not working properly, or there is some other serious customer-impacting event underway.

  • Warn Notifications

    Warn notifications are used when Skype is undergoing a non-critical issue like minor service issues, performance degradation, non-core bugs, capacity issues, or problems affecting a small number of users.

  • Differentiates Maintenance Notices
  • Proactive Maintenance Monitoring
  • Status Overview
  • Status Details
  • Component Status Filtering

    Because Skype has several components, each with their individual statuses, StatusGator can differentiate the status of each component in our notifications to you. This means, you can filter your status page notifications based on the services, regions, or components you utilize. This is a very useful feature for complex services with many components or services spread out across many regions.

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Is Skype down today?

According to its status page Skype is currently up. You can check the most recent events in the 'Recent Outages and Issues' section above.

How can I get notified when Skype is not working or having outages?

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How can I find out if Skype is having issues?

There are two main options: You can check the Skype status page or you can subscribe to StatusGator for free alerts and notifications when their status page changes.

Skype status page says the service is up, but I'm having issues. What's wrong?

There may be several reasons for that:

  • An outage that hasn't been communicated yet via the Skype status page.
  • Some local issues with a small group of accounts on the service side.
  • Technical issues on your side, or problems with your software or ISP.
  • A misconfiguration on your side.

We recommend contacting Skype customer support while checking everything on your side. You can also try Tweeting at them via @Skype on Twitter. Or visit their official status page or website:

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