[Update: Barclays app not working] Today's outages: OSRS (Old School RuneScape); HSBC app, Barclays online banking, & Barclaycard app down

This story is being continuously updated…. New updates are being added at the bottom…..

Original story (from Feb 28, 2019) follows:

HSBC issues in UK

Looks like HSBC users in the UK are having issues accessing the bank’s app. Reports are pouring in social media that the HSBC app is down, with some complainants even reporting problems with online banking.

Here are some reports:


For it’s part, the bank hasn’t said anything, not at least through its social media channels. But we’re keeping a close watch, and will continuously update this story with more information.

Update 1

Fresh reports suggest the app is back up now:


Tweakbox app revoked

Popular third party app installer and iOS jailbreak alternative TweakBox is acting glitchy for second time today. Earlier today, the official Tweakbox Twitter handle confirmed the problem but fixed a couple of hours later:


But looks the issue has erupted once again as users are taking to social media platforms like Twitter to complain problems like apps (such as Spotify++) not installing and revoked access.


Even TuTuApp users are also voicing similar complaints:


We’re keeping a close watch on the situation, and will update this section more information as soon as the problem gets fixed or something news worthy comes to our notice. Meanwhile, share your Tweakbox or TuTuApp experience with us.

Update 1

Tweakbox has confirmed apps have been revoked again:


Update 2

Even AppValley has confirmed the app revoked issue, saying they are trying to fix it asap:

Update 3

Tweakbox says issue fixed:



TSB & Barclays bank app issues

Users of the Barclays mobile banking app in the UK are now facing issues. Here are some reports:


Even users of TSB are reporting similar problems, which the bank has officially confirmed:

We are keeping a close tab on the situation, and will update the story more newsworthy information soon. So keep checking back.

Update 1

The bank has acknowledged the outage:

We are aware of an issue at the moment with the Barclays mobile banking app and are looking into whether this is also affecting the mybarclayacrd app. Hopefully this will be resolved very soon



Update 2

Even Pingit is down currently:



Patreon down for maintenance

Patreon, a popular platform aimed at making it easy for artists and creators to get paid, is currently down right now. If you try accessing the official Patreon site, you’ll see a ‘maintenance’ notification.


Sadly, no info on when this maintenance period will be over. Meanwhile, users are taking to social media over this outage:


Starbucks app down

It’s now coming to light that the Starbucks app is currently acting glitchy for users.


We are looking for more info, including any official word from the company. Will update the story soon. So keep checking back.

OSRS (Old School RuneScape) Twisted Bows bug

Here’s what all the game developer has said about this bug so far:

At the time of thes week’s update (11:30 GMT – 28/02/2019), a bug entered the game whereby a Twisted bow spawn was added close to the Farming Guild in Kebos. As a result, an unknown number (we are working on this) of Twisted bows entered the game unfairly. Very shortly after (before the hour was out), this was hotfixed to no longer have an option to be picked up or Telegrabbed

13:35: The game has been turned off while we examine our options and work with various teams to decide what happens next. Rolling back the game is one such option we are considering.

13:56: We can confirm that the game will be rolled back. You can expect the game to be reset and come back online as it was just before the update at 11:30am GMT this morning. Any changes made to your account between then and now will be reverted and we sincerely apologise for the inconvenience. We estimate that it will take 4-6 hours to complete the rollback

More info here.

HSBC mobile and online banking down (Dec 20)

HSBC mobile banking is down and not working as of writing this. What’s good is the company has acknowledged this issue via their social media handle (@HSBC_UK), saying:

Morning! Mobile and Online Banking are still down, Fairylight. Sorry for the troubles, but the IT Team are working very hard to provide a fix ASAP

Update 3 (October 27)

Fresh reports on Twitter and Downdetector indicate that the Barclays online banking application is down and not working.

@Barclays my online banking app is not displaying my account balances. (Source)

@BarclaysUK iOS mobile banking app not working.. not showing any accounts, just grey blocks where they should be. (Source)

@Barclays sort your app out I have bills to pay manually !!!! I need to send money and your app is down – this happens every other week! (Source)

However, the app is not completely down and instead, people can’t see their current and savings account details. More on that here.

IST 03:15 pm: Barclays has now confirmed that the issue with its app is now fixed and the service is working again.


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