Outlook is down for some people right now

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Are you having email problems with an Outlook.com account? Don’t worry, you’re not alone: ​​it’s a widespread problem, and Microsoft is trying to fix it.

Microsoft’s Service Status Dashboard reports that Outlook.com is currently experiencing issues, with the company saying that “users may not be able to access or use Outlook.com services or features.” Downdetector, a popular service for tracking when popular apps and services crash, has received increased reporting for Outlook.com, Office 365 and Microsoft accounts.

Graph showing two large peaks,
Graph of Downdetector Outlook outage reports, at 11:00am on July 18, one at 9am and one at 10:30am fall detector

Some people report general issues with Office 365, but most of the feedback is related to slow or interrupted Outlook syncing and messages taking much longer than normal to send. there’s also Many