Skype not working in Europe

Skype not working in Europe


The first reports of problems with the app began around 11:00 GMT.The Redmond firm says instant messages and Skype for Web are working fine and it is hard at work to restore the rest of the service.

Earlier this morning, Skype published a statement on its website: “We have detected an issue that is affecting Skype in a number of ways.

We’re working on a fix for this issue

Microsoft Statement

“If you’re signed in to Skype, you will not be able to change your status and your contacts will all show as offline even if they are online.”As a result, you won’t be able to start Skype calls to them.

“A small number of messages to group chats are not being delivered, but in most cases you can still instant message your contacts.

“If you aren’t signed in to Skype, you may be experiencing difficulty when attempting to sign in.

“Any changes to your Skype account such as your Credit balance or your profile details might take a little while to be displayed.

“You may also have difficulty loading web pages on the Skype Community. For that reason, please check back here for future updates.

“We’re doing everything we can to fix this issue and hope to have another update for you soon.

“Thank you for your patience as we work to get this incident resolved.”

Status aggregator Down Detector claims almost half of all reported issues with Skype are from users having trouble logging into the service.

Meanwhile, video and voice calls account for some 28 per cent and the ability to send and receive message account for 27 per cent.

Down Detector, an online outage detection service, shows the number of issues with Skype spike

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