[Updated] Walmart items out of stock on app and website? You're not alone

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

Original story (published on September 14, 2022) follows:

Walmart is one of the largest and most popular supermarket chains in the United States. At least one Walmart branch is usually present in the main areas of the country.

Like other current supermarket chains, you can buy either in person or online. You can make orders comfortably from your home or wherever you are thanks to the website and the mobile app.

However, currently there is an outage on the Walmart servers which is causing all items and products to show as ‘out of stock’ for all buyers.

Walmart items out of stock on app and website

According to multiple reports, currently every Walmart item that shoppers search for appears as ‘out of stock’, which prevents them from making any purchases.


@Walmart @walmarthelp WHY IS EVERYTHING OUT OF STOCK ON YOUR SITE?? 1st with the constant rolling so it was almost impossible to order, & now this crap! When will we be reimbursed the $98 annual fee we shelled out to stare an Out Of Stock sign???

@walmart PLEASE restock the orange bullets vinyl I am BEGGING you I need it SO SO BAD!! I am devastated every day I go without it. walmart I don’t think you understand how much this is negatively affecting my mental health. every day I check the website and it’s out of stock I

Staying at hotel out of town without a single bar of soap to my name. Tried getting some delivered from Walmart and everything I’ve tried is out of stock. Dove, lever, dial, safeguard, must be the cleanest town ever. #SoapLessInCookeville

The issue is affecting both the app and the website of the supermarket chain.

@Walmart is there an ETA for the app & website to be back up and going? 👀 Apparently it’s not just me having some issues 😬

Server-status trackers like ‘Down Detector’ also reflect the growing reports about the current Walmart server crash:


Walmart team starts asking for related feedback

The Walmart team is just beginning to ask for related feedback from users affected by the issue. So, it is not yet clear when the platform will work normally again.

We’d like to look into this further, Marz! Can you please send us a DM with the details of what you’re experiencing?

We will be monitoring the situation to update this story with any new developments that arise in the future.

Update 1 (September 14, 2022)

05:35 pm (IST): The recent issue with Walmart where items were showing as out of stock on app and website appears to have been resolved as we haven’t come across any fresh reports on Downdetector.

Update 2 (March 27, 2023)

12:15 pm (IST): Walmart servers were in the midst of an outage recently, which caused an increase in error messages when checking item availability. But, the issue seems to have been resolved.

Featured image: Walmart

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