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Here's why WhatsApp went down globally early morning for an hour on July 15

During the downtime, users were unable to send and receive messages as the app refused to connect.

July 15, 2020 / 11:16 PM IST

WhatsApp was down for nearly an hour in India and many parts of the world. The popular messaging app, which has over 2 billion users worldwide, showed a ‘Connecting’ loop during its brief service outage.

Users began experiencing connectivity issues on WhatsApp during the wee hours of July 15. According to the website Down Detector, WhatsApp was down in India at around 1 am and services started resuming after 2 am.

During the downtime, users were unable to send and receive messages as the app refused to connect. Some users also reported having failed to even log in to the WhatsApp app on Android and iOS devices.

The outage was not limited to India as the website shows users across the world reported connectivity issues. Users from Sri Lanka, London, New York, Brazil, Netherlands, Germany, Egypt, North America, Kazakhstan, Sweden, Peru, Romania, Ireland, etc., reported issues on WhatsApp.