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The original story (published March 31, 2021) follows:
In case you’re trying to understand why Discord isn’t working for you, take solace in the fact that you’re not the only one having issues lately.
A quick look at the microblogging site Twitter indicates that there are many affected by the same issue where Discord is stuck checking for updates. For a quick look, here’s how some of the complainers describe the problem:
No discord going down for me help
LMAOO DISCORD IS OFF
Down detector – a popular service that provides live outage information – also transmit that Discord is actually experiencing a glitch in some regions.
User reports indicate that Discord has been in trouble since 3:35 am EDT. http://downdetector.com/status/discord/ RT if you’re also having issues #discorddown
Any official word on the matter? Negative, yet. We are yet to find a word from the official service channels or their social media handles.
Rest assured, we are keeping an ongoing tab of all related developments and will update this page with relevant information when we find any. So, in case you encounter the issue discussed here, stay tuned for updates.
Update (June 11)
REAL 1:30 pm: reports coming now indicate that Discord is inactive. Downdetector has seen a huge increase in user reports in the last hour.
We will continue to look out for this and updates and when we have more information, stay tuned.
Update (September 1st)
REAL 15:51: Earlier today, many individuals seemed unable to use the search feature on Discord. However, it appears that things have returned to normal as reports indicating an issue have reached zero.
Can you please grab the @Discord magnifying glass? Not having research really sucks. (Source)
@discord This really annoys me as whenever this pops up I can’t get out of it and the search function to search the texts, links, etc. any server I join and/or own is automatically unavailable. (Source)
Update (October 20th)
REAL 09:15: Many are reporting that Discord is down and they are unable to watch a podcast by the popular streamer Dream.
Update (October 22)
REAL 09:15: It seems the Discord developers can’t take a break. many are now reporting that the application is crashing for them on iOS. Discord has not yet acknowledged the problem.
REAL 12:30 pm: Some users are saying that uninstalling and reinstalling the app fixed the crash issues on iOS devices.
Discord said that those who are still experiencing the issue should restart their phone and restart the app to fix it.
Since you are on iOS, restart your phone and restart the app. 🙂 We fixed it earlier today!
Update (October 23)
REAL 11:40 am: After the crashing issues, Discord is asking users to uninstall the app, restart the device, and then reinstall the app again.
Update (October 29)
REAL 11:12 am: a flood of new reports on social media platforms now indicate that Discord is down or not working for a section of users.
DownDetector also shows a sharp increase in the number of reports in the last few hours, further corroborating the outage narrative. Stay tuned for more information.
Update (November 10th)
Update (January 6th)
REAL 12:10: a handful of reports now indicate that Discord is down or not working for users. Recent reports on Downdetector confirm that there is indeed an outage on Discord.
Unfortunately, the support team has yet to acknowledge these reports. And when that happens, we’ll let you know by updating this story with the latest information, so stay tuned.
Update (March 5th)
12:38 pm (REAL): Various user reports on twitter suggests that Discord is currently down or not working for many. Furthermore, Downdetector reports also confirm that this service is indeed experiencing some issues.
Update (March 7th)
15:45 (REAL): It looks like the issue with Discord is resolved as we haven’t found any new reports about twitter and Downdetector.
Update (March 9th)
Update (March 15th)
11:02 am (REAL): New reports on twitter and Downdetector now suggest that Discord is down or not working for many users across the world.
The support team has not yet acknowledged this issue and we will let you know when something of note comes up.
Update (March 24)
18:51 (REAL): The recent outage with Discord is apparently resolved as we have not found any new reports on twitter and Downdetector.
Update (April 6th)
12:14 (REAL): Many users have adopted twitter to report that Discord is currently down or not working for them.
Unfortunately, support has not yet acknowledged this outage, however we will let you know as soon as anything of note comes to our attention.
Update (April 13)
16:46 (REAL): It looks like the recent issue with Discord has been resolved as we haven’t found any new user reports on Downdetector.
Update (April 25th)
1:02 pm (REAL): New user reports about twitter and Downdetector now suggest that Discord is down or not working for many.
Update (April 26)
13:03 (REAL): New user reports on Downdetector now suggest that the recent Discord outage has been resolved.
Update (May 7th)
8:50 am (REAL): reports on twitter as well as Downdetector indicate that many users are experiencing issues with Discord.
There is still no official confirmation about the interruption.
Update (May 10th)
12:03 (REAL): New user reports about twitter and Downdetector now suggest that Discord is still down or not working for them.
Update (May 11)
19:59 (REAL): According to reports from Downdetector, the recent outage with Discord has been resolved.
Update (May 20)
9:51 am (REAL): Many users have adopted twitter to report that Discord is currently down or not working for them. Furthermore, Downdetector reports also confirm the same.
Update (May 23)
18:27 (REAL): It looks like the recent outage with Discord has been resolved as we haven’t found any new user reports on Downdetector.
Update (June 1)
11:09 am (REAL): Many users are reporting again (1, two) that Discord is currently down or not working for them.
18:48 (REAL): It looks like the recent outage with Discord has been resolved as we haven’t found any new user reports.
Update (June 21)
1:09 pm (REAL): Discord was down for a while due to a massive outage on Cloudflare’s servers.
At this time, all affected servers are gradually recovering. So you can probably use Discord now, or you can in a few minutes.
Update (June 22)
11:10 am (REAL): Fresh reports on Twitter indicate that Discord is down and not working again. However, this time it’s not Cloudflare’s fault.
Update (June 23)
10:47 am (REAL): According to reports from Downdetector, Discord is still down or not working for some users.
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