Note: This post has been updated on October 29. Check out the updated content at the end of this post.
Just in case you’re trying to get your head around why Yahoo mail isn’t working for you or throwing login problems, find solace in the fact that you are not alone, many others are facing the same issue.
A quick look at the micro-blogging site Twitter conveys there are many others affected by the same issue. For a quick glance, here’s how some of the complainants word the problem:
We're detecting that Yahoo! Mail is down or having service trouble. #ServiceStatus #Status
— Kimbley IT Status (@KimbleyStatus) October 22, 2019
@SkyUK @yahoomail is your service down in UK?? I need my emails! Thanks pic.twitter.com/1FBRTuq1b3
— Francesca Monaco (@F_Monaco) October 22, 2019
I take it yahoo mail is down???? Can’t access my emails or anything 😭 think it’s time to go with someone else that’s reliable!!!!
— C H A R 🤍 (@charleehissey) October 22, 2019
Bloody @yahoomail down again. I have 2 yahoo addresses, one is working, one isn’t. Very frustrating.
— Claire (@XxLadyClaireXx) October 22, 2019
Chez moi, #yahoomail est "down". Et chez vous ? Aussi ? @YahooAide (surtout que j'ai pas mal de mails à traiter…) pic.twitter.com/YCKOSPeLLE
— Barbidule Tralala (@TralalaBarb) October 22, 2019
Down detector – a renowned service that gives details about live outages – also conveys that Yahoo mail is indeed going through a glitch in some regions as can be seen in the image below:
Any official word on the matter? No, not yet. We’re not able to obtain a word from the official service channels or their social media handles.
Rest assured, we’re keeping a close eye on all related developments, and will update the story with relevant info as and when we come across any. So in case, you’re encountering the issues discussed here, stay tuned for updates.
UPDATE: Yahoo customer care has replied to a user saying they have identified the issue, and their team is working to solve the problem.
Hi Francesca. We apologize for the inconvenience you are experiencing. At this time, we have identified the issue and it is being addressed. While we cannot provide a specific time when the issue will be resolved, our team is working to correct it as soon as possible.
— Yahoo Customer Care (@YahooCare) October 22, 2019
UPDATE: October 29
Yahoo Mail is down again in the UK. Customers are posting complains on Twitter. Check out the tweets posted by the users below. Facing the same issue? Let us know in the comments section below.
@YahooCare We rely on yahoo mail for contact between our clients and volunteers, however Yahoo is now down for a 3rd time in so many months. Can you please tell us when this is expected to be sorted?
— Help2Rehome Scotland 🐶🐱 (@H2RScotland) October 29, 2019
@YahooCare Please see DM. Urgent help; difficulty with accessing my mail account.
— Bunyot (@Bunyot4) October 29, 2019