[Update: Mar. 30] Among Us not working on iPhone & other platforms, issue gets acknowledged

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…

Original story (published on September 21, 2021) follows:

Popular social deduction game, Among Us, has been available numerous platforms like Android and iOS since 2018. However, iPhone users have been facing some problems with the game.

Just in case you’re trying to get your head around why Among Us is not working on iPhone, find solace in the fact that you are not the only one facing issues lately.


A quick look at micro-blogging site Twitter conveys that many are affected by the same issue across other platforms like Xbox. As per multiple reports, while some say Among Us is not working on iPhone, for others it just keeps on loading then takes them back to the home screen.

For a quick glance, here’s how some of the complainants word the problem:

im trying to sign in to among us with steam play (a windows compatibility layer for linux/mac) but all i get is a infinite spinning mini crewmate, is there a fix?

Them Xbox servers been down for a long time hasn’t they…

For me it is not loading on my iPhone. It just loads the three dots when I click find game or load game and it will load forever then just take me back to the Home Screen

I tried turning my iPhone on and off

Down detector – a popular service that gives information about live outages – also conveys that Among Us servers were indeed down but the number of reports has now declined which indicates that the issue might have been resolved now.


However, Among Us support has not made any comments on whether the issue has been fixed or not since they acknowledged it stating that their servers are down.

While the issue might soon get resolved as Among Us is working on a fix, this is still based on speculation as game support has not provided any ETA for the fix.


Rest assured, we’re keeping a continuous tab on all related developments, and will update this page with relevant info as and when we come across any. So in case you’re encountering the problem discussed here, stay hooked for updates.

Update 1 (September 24)

11:25 am (IST): Well, now this issue seems to have been addressed as Among Us now notes that the servers are fixed.

among us server fixed

Update 2 (November 10)

01:12 pm (IST): Among Us has confirmed that it is aware of the bug which prevents players from participating in a new room if they are disconnected from the game.


Update 3 (March 29)

09:29 am (IST): Many users have taken to Twitter to report that Among Us is not working for them, while some say that game servers are currently down.

Update 4 (March 30)

05:23 pm (IST): It appears that the recent outage with Among Us has been fixed as we haven’t come across any fresh user reports on Twitter.

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