[Updated] Yahoo Fantasy app not working or crashing (unable to set waiver claims)? You're not alone

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….
Original story (published on November 16, 2022) follows:

The Yahoo Fantasy app allows Fantasy Football players to create and manage their own rosters, make trades and view the latest updates regarding fantasy leagues and games.

However, many Yahoo Fantasy users are currently unable to access the application or set waiver claims as it’s not working or crashing repeatedly for them.

Yahoo Fantasy app not working

Hey @YahooFantasy your app isn’t working. How am I supposed to place a waiver wire pickup with my 1-9 team!? You’re going to ruin my season.

How long will the app be down? Hasn’t been loading rosters or players for the last hour.

It appears that the app has been experiencing issues for the last couple of hours. This is incredibly frustrating as today is the waiver wire day which is arguably one of the most important days of the season.

It seems that Yahoo Fantasy servers are currently unable to cope with the traffic leading to the app and website not working or crashing for some users.

Others are also getting the ‘sorry, we could not reach the server’ error message.

Yahoo Fantasy app not working

Service outage monitoring tools like Downdetector also indicate issues with the app and desktop version of Yahoo Fantasy.

Unfortunately, we are yet to come across any official word on the matter. We hope the developers soon find out the root cause of the problem and fix it at the earliest.

We’ll keep an eye on this matter and update this story to reflect noteworthy information.

Update 1 (November 16, 2022)

09:55 am (IST): Yahoo Fantasy Care has acknowledged the issue with the app and desktop version of the site and are working to get it resolved.

Yahoo fantasy

Update 2 (September 12, 2023)

09:50 am (IST): Reports indicate that Yahoo Fantasy app is currently down or not working for some users (1,2,3).

Fortunately, the issue has been acknowledged and the team is working on a fix.

Our team is aware of the issue and are working to get it fixed as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience.

Update 3 (September 13, 2023)

08:50 am (IST): The lack of new reports related to the issue for hours suggests that it has already been fixed.

Update 4 (September 26, 2023)

11:50 am (IST): Yahoo Fantasy app is currently down or not working for several (1,2).

a. [18:20]: Latest outage apparently resolved.

Update 5 (October 24, 2023)

07:56 am (IST): The app is currently down or not loading for many, the Yahoo Fantasy support is already aware of the issue and are working on a fix.

Yahoo Fantasy

12:16 pm (IST): Lack of recent reports suggest that the server issue has been fixed.

PiunikaWeb started as purely an investigative tech journalism website with main focus on ‘breaking’ or ‘exclusive’ news. In no time, our stories got picked up by the likes of Forbes, Foxnews, Gizmodo, TechCrunch, Engadget, The Verge, Macrumors, and many others. Want to know more about us? Head here.

Want to work for PiunikaWeb and enjoy best-in-industry compensation & benefits? You'll be glad to know we're hiring experienced candidates.

Jaspreet Singh

I have always been passionate about smartphones, cameras, computers and basically everything technology related. Writing content for PW allows me to express that nerd inside me and talk about things i love.