Major disruption affecting Microsoft services; Teams, Outlook, and Store stop responding

Microsoft’s services are all experiencing significant outages. On Downdetector, thousands of people report outages.

There are issues with Microsoft services like MS Teams, Outlook, Azure, and Microsoft 365. Indian users are the main source of outage reports. For just Teams, Downdetector has over 3500 reports. The popular professional social media site LinkedIn is also experiencing outages. Over 3,000 reports have been made by Outlook users in India so far.

Microsoft has also admitted there is a problem. “We’re investigating issues impacting numerous Microsoft 365 services,” read a tweet from Microsoft 365 Status.

Microsoft Azure, the company’s public cloud platform, is also facing an outage leading us to believe that the server hosting Microsoft services has been impacted. Most users on Microsoft teams are unable to send and receive messages or even join scheduled calls due to the outage. 

Teams and Outlook are two of the most used professional applications and the impact of the outage is leading to a meme fest on Twitter.

The impact of the outage is causing a meme fest on Twitter, as Teams and Outlook are two of the most popular business applications.