[Update: May 22] Sling TV down or not working? You're not alone
New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….
Original story (published on June 03, 2021) follows:
Sling TV has gone down for all users and there have been a bunch of complaints doing rounds on social media. The outage had reportedly begun over 8 hours ago and has still not been addressed.
And it’s not just the streaming service that’s down as there are also several complaining that they’re unable to make changes to their subscription as the sling.com site is down as well.
Upon visiting the site, all you get is a page devoid of any data other than the header and footer, regardless of what browser is used. The sign-in page may also throw a 12-47 error.
I re-started Sling TV a few days ago and now I’m having trouble signing into my account on the web. It either returns me to the sign-in page or reports a 12-47 error. @slinganswers – help!
@slinganswers so i need to make a change to my subscription, but when i go to my account, it just loads to a page with no data, just the header and footer, no matter the browser, incognito, etc…
A visit to the Sling TV status website does indeed confirm that the service is experiencing an outage and that both the service and website are down.
If you are one of the users affected by the downtime, then you will be relieved to know that the issue is a known one and that Sling TV has already given out an acknowledgment.
@Dragos Hello there! We are currently experiencing technical issues but are already working on a resolution. I do apologize for the inconvenience. -FG
Yep, as clear from the above, the services are experiencing “technical issues” but the dev team is already working on a resolution.
Being a server-side issue means that there’s little to nothing that can be done from your end to resolve the issue so all you got to do now is to wait for Sling TV to sort this mess out.
As always, we will continue tracking the matter for further developments and update this article accordingly, so stay tuned to PiunikaWeb.
Update 1 (May 3, 2022)
05:40 pm (IST): Sling TV is again down or not working for many users and those affected have taken to Twitter to raise their complaints. Moreover, fresh user reports on Downdetector also suggests the same.
Update 2 (May 6, 2022)
06:54 pm (IST): A report on Downdetector now suggests that the recent outage with Sling TV has now been resolved.
Update 3 (August 9, 2022)
08:35 pm (IST): Sling TV users were troubled for hours as the service was not working and throwing the 9-400 error code. We’ve shared some reports below for reference:
@slinganswers I keep getting a 9-400 error message. Connection is good but won’t load. (Source)
Why would I want to use my Sling TV tonight? Nothing big going down in FL tonight! 9-400 error message (Source)
@Sling why do I keep getting error 9-400? I’m not paying you guys not to get service. (Source)
Luckily, at the time of this update, it seems like the issue has been resolved for a majority of users, if not all.
Update 4 (November 8, 2022)
08:33 am (IST): Multiple Sling TV user reports point to a new outage in the service (1, 2).
I paid alot of money for @Sling TV and now its just not working?! I hope Sling plans on refunding or giving away subscriptions because this unacceptable. Oh don’t bother trying to contact them they shut down there chats and phones.
Sling tv is fired…. I get to watch @Ravens play like once a month…. Now sling is down… im upset
The Sling TV team is already aware of the issue and working to get everything back to normal, but there is no ETA yet.
We are currently experiencing a widespread technical issue. Our team is working hard to get you back to your programming as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.
04:59 pm (IST): Sling TV support team confirmed that the recent outage has been resolved, so users should now be able to enjoy the service without any issues.
Hey Slingers, your streaming errors have been resolved and you can now catch up on your favorite content. Thank you for your patience this evening.
Update 5 (January 13, 2023)
12:08 pm (IST): Multiple fresh reports (1, 2, 3) on Twitter suggest that Sling TV is currently down or not working for a section of users.
07:05 pm (IST): The recent outage with Sling TV appears to have been resolved as we haven’t come across any fresh reports concerning the same.
Update 6 (April 4, 2023)
05:15 pm (IST): Recent reports suggest that Sling TV is currently down or not working as users are getting an ‘error: (28-30) We’re sorry! Looks like an unexpected error occurred’ message.
06:30 pm (IST): Sling TV service is now working properly again.
Update 7 (April 20, 2023)
10:42 am (IST): According to fresh reports on Twitter (1, 2, 3) and Downdetector, Sling TV is currently down or not working for a section of users.
06:02 pm (IST): Lack of reports suggest that the recent outage with Sling TV has now been resolved.
Update 8 (May 3, 2023)
08:50 am (IST): Sling TV users report new recent service failures (1, 2, 3).
05:00 pm (IST): The latest Sling TV issues appear to have been resolved.
Update 9 (May 11, 2023)
08:12 am (IST): Sling TV is down and not working as users are unable to access it via the app or website (1,2,3,4). There’s no ETA for a fix yet
11:23 am (IST): The outage has been resolved. Those who are still facing the issue can try restarting, as recommended by Sling TV support on Twitter.
Update 9 (May 12, 2023)
07:50 am (IST): Sling TV subscribers aren’t able to catch a break as the service is down for a second day in a row.
I am officially done with #SlingTv.. Absolutely unacceptable. Congress and FCC needs to look into this.. I live here in the DMV..
My Congressman & Congresswoman will here about this tomorrow morning (Source)
#SlingTV #Slingdown Again! (Source)
Luckily, the team is already working to fix the problem.
We regret to inform you that some customers are experiencing issues streaming, signing in, and signing up again this evening. We’re very sorry for this inconvenience. Our teams are working to restore service as quickly as possible. (Source)
04:00 pm (IST): The issue has been resolved.
Update 10 (May 22, 2023)
08:16 am (IST): Several Sling TV users are currently unable to log into their accounts or enjoy any content (1, 2). The support team has already acknowledged the issue but there is no ETA for a fix.
04:00 pm (IST): The recent Sling TV outage has already been resolved.
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