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 3 years of Skype status history.

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Start Time Type Length
September 14, 2020 20:11 UTC WARN 8 days
July 14, 2020 15:26 UTC WARN about 9 hours
November 09, 2017 22:32 UTC WARN 5 days Crash launching Skype on Windows Some customers reported a crash when trying to launch the new Skype on Windows. A fix has been re...
November 06, 2017 20:37 UTC WARN about 1 hour Skype Messaging Issues We are aware of an issue that is causing some users to be unable to send/receive messages. Ou...
October 17, 2017 22:52 UTC WARN about 1 hour Issues connecting to the Skype services We are aware of an incident where users will not be able to log in to Skype. Users already logged...
2020-09-30 09:15:07 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes
2020-09-30 09:15:07 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes
2020-09-30 09:15:07 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes
2020-09-30 09:15:07 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes
2020-09-30 09:15:07 +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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FAQ

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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