Skype is suffering a major issue across the world
Skype is currently suffering a huge outage across the world.
Users across the UK, Europe, Japan and the US are all reporting issues as Microsoft struggles to repair an issue with its video messaging service.
Microsoft has yet to confirm whether there have been any issues, but users are reporting an inability to get online with the app.
The Skype outage appears to be affecting users around the world
Skype saw a huge surge in issues this morning
The outage is the latest to affect Skype in recent months, after a similar issue struck the service back in December.
The first reports of issues appeared around 11am GMT this morning.
Independent website DownDetector monitors social media mentions to track outages and problems with services.
DownDetector claims that the vast majority of the reported issues with Skype at the moment are from users having trouble logging into the service.
Other users are complaining that they can’t receive messages, with yet more saying they are having issues making voice calls.
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Users took to social media to complain about Skype not working
The news comes as Microsoft appears to be suffering a major outage across several other of its services.
The company’s Outlook email system appears to be down for many users across the world, with customers taking to social media to complain.
Thousands of email users are currently reporting problems accessing the email client, logging into the service, and sending and receiving emails.