Microsoft Teams is Down: How to Get Through the Outage

Madalina Dinita
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If you’re using Microsoft Teams but you can’t access the service, take a deep breath because there is nothing that you can do about it. The service has been down for quite a while for users across the globe.

Many users are reporting Microsoft Teams is crashing all of a sudden displaying error codes 500 or 503. As a result, many users can’t even log into their accounts.

Microsoft acknowledged the issue

The good news is that Microsoft already acknowledged the issue and confirmed its engineers are working on a permanent fix.

We’re investigating an issue where users may be unable to access Microsoft Teams. We’re reviewing systems data to determine the cause of the issue. More information can be found in the Admin center under TM202916

How to fix Microsoft Teams errors 500/503

If you really need to log into your account and you can’t wait until Microsoft deploys the fix, you can check out our in-depth troubleshooting guides on these specific errors:

Microsoft really needs to fix this problem as soon as possible. Microsoft Teams has over 20 million active users and most of them are business users. Obviously, any outage or technical issues may potentially lead to financial loss.

We’ll keep an eye on this matter and update this post as soon as new information is available.

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