Microsoft‘s Outlook email platform has been hit by service issues making it inaccessible to some users.
The company has confirmed the problem and said it is working to fix it, with no other services currently appearing to be impacted.
According to Microsoft’s own service status website, some Outlook users ‘may be unable to access their mailboxes via any connection method’ and may encounter ‘delays sending, receiving or accessing email messages’.
The outage comes as millions of Brits have been forced to work from home amid the national rail strikes.
Microsoft’s Outlook email platform has been hit by service issues making it inaccessible to some users
According to the website monitoring service Down Detector, affected users are seeing messages telling them they have been unable to connect to a server, and are struggling to connect to the service from across a range of devices
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