[Updated] Discovery Plus streaming service down or not working? You're not alone

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

Original story (published on February 22, 2022) follows:

Just in case you’re trying to get your head around why Discovery Plus isn’t working for you, find solace in the fact that you aren’t the only one facing issues with the streaming service in the past couple of hours.

A quick look at the micro-blogging site Twitter conveys there are many others affected by the same issue. As per reports, while some say the service isn’t working or broken for them, others say it throws an error or notification stating ‘An internal server error occurred’.

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

Is anyone else @discoveryplus app still down? Is it just on Apple devices? (Source)

#DiscoveryPlus is down. Glad it’s not just me. It’s been a trash week, and it’s only Monday. Just wanted to watch some @reallesstroud (Source)

@discoveryplus is your service down on roku ? Works fine on mobile. But its a no go on Roku TV (Source)

Down detector — a popular service that gives information about live outages — also conveys that Discovery Plus is indeed going through a glitch or outage.


Some affected users have also shared screenshots of the error message that pops up on their screens. We’ve added one such example below.


Any official word on the matter? Negative, as of now. We’re yet to locate a word from the official service channels or their social media handles.

Rest assured, we’re keeping tabs 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 (February 22, 2022)

02:11 pm (IST): Discovery+ support has now acknowledged this issue and they are working to fix it.


Update 2 (February 23, 2022)

11:45 am (IST): Discovery+ support has now confirmed that the outage has been resolved and subscribers can stream their shows without any issues.

Last night, we had an outage affecting all platforms but has since been resolved and you can resume streaming discovery+. We apologize for any inconvenience this caused. If you continue to have trouble or have additional questions, please contact us at http://help.discoveryplus.com (Source)

Update 3 (March 20, 2023)

10:01 am (IST): According to fresh reports (1, 2, 3, 4), Discovery Plus app is currently not working, loading, or stuck on logo screen for some users.

Update 4 (March 21, 2023)

05:56 pm (IST): Lack of fresh reports indicate that the recent outage has now been resolved.

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