[WhatsApp Down] When Will WhatsApp Be Back Up and Running?

When will WhatsApp be back up and running? Why is WhatsApp not working today? Read this guide to get the info you want to know.

Lena by Lena Updated October 17, 2023
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WhatsApp is the most popular instant messaging app in the world. It makes it possible to exchange information across platforms. In addition to sending text messages, we can easily share photos, videos, documents, etc. However, WhatsApp doesn't always work properly. So many users will wonder when will WhatsApp be back up and running.

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When will WhatsApp be back up and running?

WhatsApp is experiencing an outage in the early hours of today (19th July 2023). Many users in USA, Europe, India and other parts of the world report the WhatsApp service isn’t working. You can read the existing messages but you can’t messages as usual. This is certainly not the first time WhatsApp has crashed.

A spokesperson for Meta said that they are aware that some people are having trouble sending messages and they are working to restore the service as quickly as possible. However, there is no definitive word on when service will resume.

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Why is WhatsApp not working today?

Users all around the world are looking for solutions to WhatsApp not working issue because they don't know if the problem is global or just something wrong with their phone. Well, it has been confirmed that this is a global WhatsApp issue.

Why is WhatsApp not working today? Last year, all of Meta's services are experiencing major outages. The issue was confirmed to be related to Facebook's DNS (Domain Name System), but it is unclear if this time is a similar issue. Anyhow, it is estimated that there is a problem with the server, causing WhatsApp not to work properly.

When will WhatsApp be fixed?

WhatsApp is the biggest messaging service and they have a large number of staff to solve whatever the issue. So when will WhatsApp be fixed? Generally, the problem is resolved within a few hours. You can go to Twitter to get the latest information about why is WhatsApp not working today and when will WhatsApp be fixed.

What to do when WhatsApp is not responding?

When WhatsApp stops suddenly, it seems like there's nothing you can do but wait for a fix. To get the latest information, to can go to DownDetector site to see the latest statistics on the number of outage reports. Or you can try to see if you can send a message.

Meta engineers are working on the problem and you can go to Twitter to find some fun. Many users are sharing memes on Twitter and here are two of them.

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Bonus: how to backup important WhatsApp messages

It’s certain that your WhatsApp has many important messages. Have you backup the WhatsApp regularly? If not, you can take some time to back up your important messages. In this way, you can quickly find back lost messages, images, or videos if your WhatsApp goes wrong.

Way 1. Backup WhatsApp with backup feature

Usually, you can go to Settings > Chats > Chat backup to backup entire messages to iCloud or Google Drive.

Backup WhatsApp

Way 2. Backup iPhone WhatsApp to PC

If you do not want to backup WhatsApp to iCloud Drive, then can choose to backup WhatsApp from iPhone to PC, external hard drive, or USB flash drive. In this case, you can rely on a professional WhatsApp backup tool like FoneTool.

The backup can be completed in a few clicks: choose WhatsApp Manager > choose Backup WhatsApp > click Start Backup.

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When the backup is done, you can view the backup files and restore the backup to iPhone at any time.


Way 3. Backup WhatsApp photos to PC

To save WhatsApp photos to gallery, you can follow the steps below to make it.

  • On iPhone: Open WhatsApp > Go to Settings > Chats > Turn on Save to Camera Roll. All the cached images will be saved to Photos app.

Save to Camera Roll

  • On Android phone: Go to WhatsApp > Settings > Data and storage usage > Find Media-auto download and allow WhatsApp to save pictures you received. Then go to Chats > Turn on Media Visibility so you can view the pictures in gallery.

Media Visibility

If you want to export these pictures to computer, you can plug in your phone > go to the internal storage to find them > copy and paste them to PC. However, it will take a little time to find WhatsApp pictures on iPhone because your computer won't show your photo album.

To quickly transfer WhatsApp photos from iPhone to PC, you can rely on FoneTool. This professional iPhone data transfer tool will list all your albums so you can quickly find WhatsApp pictures.

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Final words

This is all about when will WhatsApp be back up and running. The exact cause of the WhatsApp outage has not been confirmed, but it is expected that the server may be causing the issue. Meta team is working on the issue and hope that they will solve the issue as soon as possible so we can resume our messaging.

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