Is SparkPost Down?
Current SparkPost Status: up

Status History

We've been monitoring SparkPost since May 3, 2017. Here's the history of service outages we've observed from the SparkPost status page:

Recent SparkPost Outages and Issues

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

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Start Time Type Length Message Details
May 13, 2021 16:59 UTC WARN about 2 hours Elevated 5xx API error rates and increased latency for some SparkPost and SparkPost Enterprise customers (US hosted only) Investigating - We are experiencing an elevated level of API and UI errors and latency for our AP...
May 11, 2021 23:29 UTC DOWN 35 minutes SparkPost Support Ticketing Platform - Major Outage Investigating - The third-party service we use for customer support tickets is experiencing a glo...
April 29, 2021 17:59 UTC WARN 5 minutes We are seeing an increase in "delays"/4xx errors on outbound message delivery for some SparkPost and SparkPost Enterprise customers (US hosted only) Investigating - We are seeing an increase in "delays"/4xx errors on outbound message delivery for...
April 15, 2021 21:04 UTC MAINTENANCE about 3 hours Suppressions API Maintenance Update - Scheduled maintenance is still in progress. We will provide updates as necessary. Apr 15...
April 15, 2021 19:09 UTC MAINTENANCE about 2 hours Suppressions API Maintenance In progress - Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessar...
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Supported Features

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

  • Down Notifications

    If SparkPost 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 SparkPost 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

    SparkPost posts separate notifications for planned maintenance work. StatusGator will notify subscribers when SparkPost enters a pre-planned maintenance window, keeping you up to date.

  • Proactive Maintenance Monitoring

    If SparkPost publishes praoctive maintenance events on their status page, StatusGator will collect information about these events. Proactive maintenance events can be viewed within StatusGator and optional reminders of maintenance events can be configured to notification channels.

  • Status Overview

    When SparkPost posts issues on their status page, we collect the main headline message and include that brief information or overview in notifications to StatusGator subscribers.

  • Status Details

    When SparkPost has outages or other service-impacting events on their status page, we pull down the detailed informational updates and include them in notifications. These messages often include the current details about how the problem is being mitigated, or when the next update will occur.

  • Component Status Filtering

    Because SparkPost 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 SparkPost down today?

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

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

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