Encrypted messaging app Signal is currently down
Hold tight, folks! Signal is currently down, due to a hosting outage affecting parts of our service. We’re working on bringing it back up.
— Signal (@signalapp) 1632719146000
According to Downdetector, a website that tracks outages, users reported problems with the app since 11:05 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
User reports indicate Signal is having problems since 11:05 PM EDT. https://t.co/oKU2RqVtUR RT if you’re also having problems #signaldown
— Downdetector (@downdetector) 1632711910000
Users across the globe received a message that read, ” Signal is experiencing technical difficulties. We are working hard to restore services as quickly as possible.”
Signal is an encrypted communications application for Android and iOS. The application uses the internet to send one-to-one and group messages, which can include files, voice notes, images and videos, and make one-to-one voice and video calls.
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