[Update: June 16] Yes, Patreon is down or offline currently (at least the website)

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

Original story (published on August 21, 2019) follows:

Patreon, a popular membership platform that gets artists and creators paid, is currently experiencing issues. Many of its users are complaining about the service (or at least the website) being down or offline at the moment.


You can find more complaints posted on Twitter by heading here.

What’s good is the company has immediately confirmed the outage. Here’s the message currently posted on the Patreon status page:

Investigating – We are currently investigating this issue. Posted 4 minutes ago. Aug 21, 2019 – 04:33 PDT. This incident affects: Patreon website (Patreon website)


The company may have acknowledged the problem, but there’s no information as to how long it will take to get fixed. If you are affected by this problem, you can keep track of the status here. Rest assured, we’ll update the story as and when we come across anything new related to the matter.

Until then, drop a comment below and let us know your thoughts about this situation.

Update 1 (July 26, 2021)

A fresh wave of reports on Twitter indicate that Patreon is down again and not working for many users across the world. The website appears to be throwing an error 502 message to some users who’re trying to access it.


Apart from that, there has been a surge in reports on Downdetector as well which indicates that it is indeed a widespread problem.


Update 2 (June 16, 2022)

11:17 am (IST): User reports on Twitter now suggest that Patreon is currently down or not working for many. Moreover, reports on Downdetector also confirm the same.

06:40 pm (IST): According to reports on Downdetector, the recent outage with Patreon has now been resolved.

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