Disney+ is DOWN: Website crashes for users around the world

Disney+ is DOWN: Website crashes leaving users around the world unable to stream films or programmes

  • According to DownDetector, the issues started at around 16:56 BST
  • They are affecting users trying to access the Disney+ website worldwide 
  • MailOnline attempted to access the Disney+ website, and was met with a ‘403 Forbidden’ error message 

It’s the go-to streaming service for many people around the world, but it appears that Disney+ is experiencing issues this afternoon. 

According to DownDetector, the issues started at around 16:56 BST, and are affecting users worldwide. 

The problem seems to be with the Disney+ website, while the mobile app and TV app appear to be unaffected. 

MailOnline attempted to access the Disney+ website, and was met with a ‘403 Forbidden’ error message. 

It’s the go-to streaming service for many people around the world, but it appears that Disney+ is experiencing issues this afternoon

While the reason for the outage remains unclear, more than 400 reports have been logged on DownDetector. 

Of those reports, 69 per cent said they were having problems with the website, 22 per cent with video streaming, and nine per cent with the app. 

Many frustrated users have taken to Twitter to discuss the outage. 

One user wrote: ‘Hey DisneyPlus, I’m having issues with the website. It says “403 Forbidden” and I can’t open the website properly. Is the server down?’

Another added: ‘Disneyplus seems to be down. Getting 403 forbidden.’

And one wrote: ‘Was gonna catch up on disney+ stuff and it’s down.’

MailOnline has contacted Disney+ for comment. 

WHAT ARE THE VIDEO STREAMING OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO UK CUSTOMERS?

Netflix 

Price: From £6.99 a month  

Hit shows: 

  • Bridgerton 
  • Squid Game 

Amazon Prime 

Price: £7.99 per month OR £79 per year

Hit shows: 

  • Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan
  • The Boys  

Apple TV+

Price: £4.99 a month 

Hit shows

  • Ted Lasso 
  • For All Mankind  

Disney+

Price: £7.99 a month OR £79.90 a year

Hit shows:

  • The Mandalorian 
  • The Simpsons  

NOW TV

Price: From £9.99 a month

Hit shows: 

  • Game of Thrones 
  • Chernobyl  

hayu 

Price: £4.99 a month

Hit shows: 

  • Keeping up with the Kardashians
  • Made in Chelsea  

BritBox

Price: £5.99 a month 

Hit shows: 

  • Spitting Image 
  • Midsomer Murders  

Prices correct as of July 2022 

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