[Update: Oct. 11] Netflix down and not working, users report connection issues

This story is being continuously updated…. New updates are being added at the bottom…..

Original story (Feb. 15, 2020) follows:

Incoming is a service outage alert!

Is the popular video streaming service Netflix down, not working for you or throwing connection error? Please be informed that the service is seemingly going through an outage in some regions which has got affected users to route to micro-blogging site Twitter and other online discussion platforms to highlight their concern.

Take a look at what some of those affected have to say:

netflix down…. right as my food got here, i’m so cursed

of courseeee Netflix wants to go down when I’m tryna binge watch Hunter x Hunter ??

anyone else’s netflix down? #netflix #Australia

Here’s what service users get to see:

A quick look at Down detector – a service that gives a realtime overview of outages and other issues – reflects Netflix is encountering a glitch in some regions. Here’s a live outage map showcasing the same:

While reports are proliferating, the services’ official server status page doesn’t convey any outage. Coming to whether there’s an official word on the matter, well, it’s yet to come. But be informed, we’re keeping a continuous tab on the service’s social media and other official channels for more information.

So we’ll update this page with relevant info as and when we catch hold of any. In case you’re facing the problem discussed here, stay tuned for more updates.

Update 1: Feb 15, 2020

IST: 09:17 am: Amid all this, @netflixhelps is telling the complainants they need to investigate.

We may need to further investigate, feel free to give us a ring through the details provided?

Update 2: Feb 25, 2020

IST 14:03 pm: It appears the service is up and running again.

Update 3: August 25, 2021

IST 11:20 am: New reports from users on social media indicate that they’re having issues accessing and using Netflix as the service appears to be down.

oi why the fuck is netflix down??

DownDetector is also seeing a spike in the number of reports, further corroborating this narrative that the popular VoD service is down.

downdetector netflix

We shall continue to keep an eye on this and update as and when we get more reports so stay tuned to PiunikaWeb.

Update 4: September 04, 2021

IST 08:39 am: Many Netflix subscribers have taken to Twitter and other social media platforms with complaints that the service isn’t working. Here are some reports for reference:

When it’s friday evening of a long weekend and netflix decides it needs a vacation too Upside-down face #netflixdown (Source)

I was ready to watch #MoneyHeistSeason5 and #Netflix is down. #Netflixdown (Source)

C’mon @Netflix Git er done and fix it. It’s Friday night and we are in the middle of a movie! #netflixdown (Source)

The company hasn’t yet shared any information regarding the outage. However, if that changes, we’ll post an update.

Update 5: December 27, 2021

05:30 pm (IST): A section of users is now reporting server issues with the service. Users say that Netflix keeps loading but the video is not playing.

Here are some reports for reference:

Is Netflix down right now ? It’s only showing loading label but video is not playing.
@NetflixIndia (Source)

@NetflixIndia please repair the server problem Netflix is not going past the loading screen (Source)

#netflix is not working it just keep on loading @Netflix_INSouth @NetflixIndia (Source)

Fortunately, the company has acknowledged the issue and said that they are currently working to resolve it. However, no ETA for a fix has been provided.

Hi there! We are aware of this issue affecting some internet providers and we are working together to resolve this. ^KG (Source)

Update 6: May 27, 2022

12:58 pm (IST): Fresh user reports on Twitter suggest that Netflix is currently down or not working for many. Moreover, reports on Downdetector also convey the same.

Update 7: May 30, 2022

07:08 pm (IST): According to reports on Downdetector, the recent outage with Netflix has now been resolved.

Update 8: July 1, 2022

09:53 am (IST): Many users have taken to Twitter to report that Netflix is currently down or not working for them. Moreover, reports on Downdetector also suggest the same.

06:45 pm (IST): Reports on Downdetector now suggest that the recent outage with Netflix has been resolved.

Update 9: October 06, 2022

01:00 pm (IST): Fresh reports on Twitter and Downdetector indicate that users are facing issues with Netflix. Users say that the app is down and not working as it doesn’t load or videos won’t play.

04:02 pm (IST): The recent outage with Netflix appears to have been resolved as we haven’t come across any fresh reports on Downdetector.

Update 10: November 10, 2022

10:54 am (IST): Many users have taken to Twitter to report that Netflix is currently down or not working for them. Also, reports on Downdetector convey the same.

Update 11: December 6, 2022

08:56 am (IST): Downdetector platform reports that multiple Netflix users are currently facing issues while trying to access the service.

04:47 pm (IST): Downdetector indicates that the latest issues on the Netflix servers have been resolved. No new related reports have emerged in some hours either.

Update 12: March 2, 2023

12:56 pm (IST): Latest reports on Twitter(1,2,3) and Downdetector suggest that Netflix subscribers are having problems with the platform.

06:06 pm (IST): The latest outage appears to have been resolved, as the reports on Downdetector have died down.

Update 13: April 13, 2023

01:22 pm (IST): According to fresh reports (1, 2, 3, 4), Netflix is currently down or not working for a section of users.

06:30 pm (IST): Lack of reports suggest that the recent outage with Netflix has now been resolved.

Update 14: April 19, 2023

01:23 pm (IST): Netflix users report a new outage on the platform (1, 2).

03:00 pm (IST): The latest Netflix servers issues have already been fixed.

Update 15: August 31, 2023

12:52 pm (IST): According to reports (1,2,3), it appears that the premiere of the One Piece live action series has overloaded the Netflix servers.

04:35 pm (IST): Lack of fresh reports suggest that the recent outage has been resolved by Netflix.

Update 16: September 06, 2023

01:50 pm (IST): Fresh reports on Downdetector indicate that Netflix is currently down as users have reported facing issues with video streaming.

06:22 pm (IST): The recent outage with Netflix appears to have been resolved as we haven’t come across any fresh reports.

Update 17: October 11, 2023

07:47 am (IST): Some users have taken to X to report that the services are currently down or not working for them.

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