PSA: Netflix is down across parts of Europe and the U.S. [Updated]

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Update 3:40PM EST/7:40PM GMT — The problem is now clearing up, with many users reporting that services are being restored. There are still several folks with issues, but progress is being made. Just in time for after-dinner binge watching!

What you need to know

  • Netflix services are down in parts of the UK, Germany, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Denmark, Poland, Sweden, Spain, and even Greece.
  • Residents in the New York City metropolitan area are also experiencing streaming problems with the service.
  • Netflix is aware of the outage and is working to fix it.

If you woke up this morning and couldn't get Netflix to play anything, you're not alone. Netflix is experiencing a service outage throughout large parts of Northern Europe, including the UK, Germany, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Denmark, Poland, and Sweden,. Additional outages seem to include parts of central Spain, Greece, and even across the sea in New York City and the surrounding metropolitan areas.

This story is developing. See Down Detector for a live map of reported outages, as well as the Netflix support page to see if your personal service area is out.

Netflix Europe outage 11-21-19

Source: Down Detector (Image credit: Source: Down Detector)

Of course, you may not have noticed Netflix was down because you're too busy watching Disney+, which is totally understandable. And if you haven't tried it yet, you can sign up below.

Nicholas Sutrich
Senior Content Producer — Smartphones & VR
Nick started with DOS and NES and uses those fond memories of floppy disks and cartridges to fuel his opinions on modern tech. Whether it's VR, smart home gadgets, or something else that beeps and boops, he's been writing about it since 2011. Reach him on Twitter or Instagram @Gwanatu