Microsoft Teams resumes normal operations after outage
Microsoft Teams, part of Microsoft's popular Office 365 software suite, has resumed normal service following an outage.
The disruption, which affected access to the widely-used messaging platform, was resolved by Saturday. "After extended monitoring and mitigation efforts, we've confirmed that our Microsoft Teams service and features have been restored or have returned to optimal health," Microsoft announced on X, previously known as Twitter.
The outage, which peaked on Friday afternoon with over 14,000 reported incidents according to Downdetector.com, saw numerous users reporting issues with the platform. These incidents were fully resolved by Saturday. Microsoft had earlier identified a networking issue affecting part of the Teams service and had initiated a failover to address the problem.
Microsoft Teams is a key tool for professionals, offering features such as online meeting scheduling, chat, file sharing, and more. Downdetector tracks outages by compiling status reports from various sources, including user-submitted errors on its platform.