It's not just you, Amazon appears to be down right now [Updated]

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Amazon down 2 (Image credit: Downdector)

Updated 3:40 PM ET: It looks like things at Amazon are getting back to normal. People on Twitter are reporting that the service is once again working for them, although Down Detector is still showing that many regions in the U.S. are still experiencing downtime errors.

What you need to know

  • and apps are down.
  • The outages appear to be affecting the U.S.
  • Most of the rest of the world seems unaffected.

As of 3:20pm EST, it appears that and Amazon's shopping apps are down for most users in the U.S.

UPDATE 3:28pm EST: Amazon's AWS, Amazon Music and Prime Video are down as well.

This story is still developing, and will be updated as we have more information.


Source: Android Central (Image credit: Source: Android Central)

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  • Good to know its just not me. I thought something was wrong with my phone and/or wifi. I was trying to return a book to Amazon Kindle unlimited and it wouldn't work.
  • Why does AWS's status indicate all services were green yesterday? Is there a time limit to how long AWS can be down and not report it? Is Amazon hiding it? Or was it somehow not an actual issue with Amazon. It could have been not amazon's fault somehow as i was getting a DNS issue, not a timeout. Either way, I would like to be able to find out more about it, but this was the first article I've read about it so far.