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Flickr.com Server Status Check
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Last Down:
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Flickr Website Status History
Flickr.com server report and response time

The above graph displays service status activity for Flickr.com over the last 10 automatic checks. The blue bar displays the response time, which is better when smaller. If no bar is displayed for a specific time it means that the service was down and the site was offline.

Service Status History

DateTimePing Time DateTimePing Time
31.Jul.2014
05:5385.56 ms. 
31.Jul.2014
08:2238.79 ms.
31.Jul.2014
10:2937.15 ms. 
31.Jul.2014
12:3286.19 ms.
31.Jul.2014
14:4238.27 ms. 
31.Jul.2014
17:0837.57 ms.
31.Jul.2014
19:2340.33 ms. 
31.Jul.2014
21:2837.84 ms.
01.Aug.2014
00:0284.28 ms. 
01.Aug.2014
02:1286.55 ms. 

* Times displayed are PT, Pacific Time (UTC/GMT -7)  |  Current server time is 02:47

We have tried pinging Flickr website using our server and the website returned the above results. If flickr.com is down for us too there is nothing you can do except waiting. Probably the server is overloaded, down or unreachable because of a network problem, outage or a website maintenance is in progress...

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Having Problems with Accessing Flickr.com?
▼ YESTERDAY ...
Shane MacClure · 1 day 15 hours ago
Canada · Bell Aliant · Firefox 31.0 on Windows

Upload won't work when I click on it

▼ LAST 30 DAYS ...
Jackie Lea · 18 July 2014 - 15:21
United States · Comcast Cable · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

I can't pull up anything in a search.

David Rodríguez Rincón · 16 July 2014 - 03:09
Spain · Telefonica de Espana · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

Flickr is down in spain right now

Michele de Feo · 16 July 2014 - 01:33
Italy · Mc-link SpA · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

Flickr is down. Noticed 4 hours ago, still not working.

Allan Warwick Strong · 13 July 2014 - 20:46
Australia · Optus · Safari 7.0.5 on Mac

Flickr isn't up right now at 3:4605AM UT 114th July

Zak Hammat · 13 July 2014 - 20:46
Australia · Telstra Internet · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

Flickr is definitely down right now, takes forever to load and the whole website won't load up

Dave Symonds · 9 July 2014 - 08:07
United Kingdom · BT · Firefox 30.0 on Windows

The same just gray rectangles, Firefox, Chrome, IE are all the same. Tried a different computer and a mobile phone, but all have the same problem.

Scott Dougall · 9 July 2014 - 07:57
United Kingdom · Spitfire Network Services Limited · Chrome 36.0 on Mac

Flickr not showing imaged on either desktop or mobile - was able to upload - and share to facebook where I could see the image - but still not on flickr...

Natalie Marsh · 9 July 2014 - 07:43
United Kingdom · Sky Broadband · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

Yes I have not been able to access flickr at all today managed to upload all I see are grey rectangles and i am in the UK

Hans Hillewaert · 9 July 2014 - 07:36
Belgium · BELNET · Firefox 30.0 on Windows

Photostreams are not loading in firefox. Only grey rectangles :-(

Niels Jørn Buus Madsen · 9 July 2014 - 06:28
Denmark · Tele Danmark · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

some pictures are there but many are missing

Rory Dimond · 9 July 2014 - 05:52
United Kingdom · BT · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

Photostreams are not loading in chrome or firefox. Just grey oblongs with ocassional broken image icons. Individual photo links working ok though.

Niels Jørn Buus Madsen · 9 July 2014 - 05:39
Denmark · Tele Danmark · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Flickr is up but no pictures in Medieskolerne, Media College Denmark

Stephen Dexter · 9 July 2014 - 05:25
United Kingdom · BT · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

Flickr not working properly at the moment. Not showing all images in recent activity and in my photostream. Been like it for a good half hour.

Catriona Millar · 9 July 2014 - 05:18
United Kingdom · BT · Safari 5.1.9 on Mac

Flickr is up but no images showing in the UK.

Jorge Martínez · 5 July 2014 - 08:59
Switzerland · Cablecom · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

Flickr.com is down right now

▼ LAST 6 MONTHS ...
Sue Glossop · 29 June 2014 - 00:10
Australia · Internode · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

Don't tell me it's just me lol when it's not Flickr is down again in Australia

Charles Dawson · 28 June 2014 - 23:58
United Kingdom · Sky Broadband · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Flickr is down for me. This seems to be happening quite frequently now.

William Justo · 28 June 2014 - 23:29
United States · Comcast Cable · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

Flickr down? "We'll be right back" message alert. Ugh... I wonder how long this will take this time...

Chandran Rama · 20 June 2014 - 23:33
India · Airtel Broadband · Firefox 17.0 on Mac

Flickr is down for the past twenty minutes.. bad panda showing.. shocked!!

William Justo · 20 June 2014 - 23:25
United States · Comcast Cable · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

Great, just when I'm super busy to still upload lots of pics, that ugly annoying panda appears. Ugh, how long will this go on this time?! Can't get any progress done. Get your act together, Flickr! I miss 2007 when you guys didn't have much issues.

Nigel Chatfield · 18 June 2014 - 04:47
United Kingdom · Sky Broadband · Safari 7.0.4 on Mac

Flickr servers excruciatingly slow today - they haven't been that impressive for weeks now. No wonder they've stopped charging for most accounts.

Richard Wood · 16 June 2014 - 00:01
United Kingdom · Andrews & Arnold · Firefox 29.0 on Windows

Is not reachable from the UK. 5 minutes and hasn't finished loading the homepage.

Peter Antanaitis · 12 June 2014 - 00:38
United States · AT&T Internet Services · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

Been down for a long time several minutes that I've tried to logon.. 6/12/2014 Thursday 3:37am

Lelaina Pierce · 5 June 2014 - 11:58
Italy · WIND Telecomunicazioni · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

Flickr search engine doesn't work right now... The answer is always "Oops! There are no matches for “...”. Please try refining your search."

John Mechalas · 4 June 2014 - 10:36
United States · Intel Corporation · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

Yet another "Flickr has the hiccups" page, has been going on for a half hour now.

Thomas Coxon · 2 June 2014 - 06:08
United Kingdom · Eclipse Internet · Firefox 29.0 on Windows

Flickr is taking ages to respond & then not formatting the page properly or displaying photos (which kind of defeats the object of Flickr). Happening on 2 different OS's & 3 different browsers on 2 hardware platforms & been going on all morning!!
Every other website is working just fine.

Leslie Dean Brown · 30 May 2014 - 14:43
Australia · TPG Internet · Firefox 29.0 on Windows

Seems to me that flickr is down. I'm not even getting the Panda. Something strange is going on.
Edit: Sorry, false alarm.

Harry E. Moran · 28 May 2014 - 15:19
United States · Suddenlink Communications · Firefox 29.0 on Windows

Flickr is very slow right now. It is the slowest I have seen it. It takes as much as a minute or more for a picture to appear at times.

Kumar Annamalai Vandayar · 17 May 2014 - 21:34
Malaysia · Telekom Malaysia Berhad · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Im unable to upload my photos...and there is a certificate error prompting each time Im logging into my account. Pls help.Tq

Fam Dekker · 6 May 2014 - 08:28
United Kingdom · PlusNet Technologies

Just states no matches on EVERY search. I can get there through google but thats it!

Gemma Polmear · 1 May 2014 - 14:27
United Kingdom · Orange Home UK

When using Chrome, Flickr keeps telling me there are Connection Problems when I try to upload images. My internet connection is hardwired and working fine on other devices.

When using IE 11 Flickr won't load at all past the sign in page.

Puspita Lie · 30 April 2014 - 21:06
Malaysia · Telekom Malaysia Berhad

I can't upload any pictures since the New Flickr came online. I use different platforms and still cannot upload anything. Took almost 48 hours to upload 20 pictures. The new design makes it so slow to open anything as well. Check out online that so many people experiencing same problem. Feel cheated as I am paying member. As other said, the problem is so many years of works there hence migrating is another problem.

Sonja Gross · 30 April 2014 - 12:52
United States · Suddenlink Communications

I keep getting a message "This webpage not available", regardless of if I'm in Chrome or IE. Must send pictures out for work. Please help!

Rudy May Becerra · 24 April 2014 - 13:10
United States · New Wave Communications

I thought this site had a huge selection of images taken by people around the globe? All I see is one picture of a little girl pulling a leach connected to a stubborn inflated Panda, image by Toyokazu

William Justo · 24 April 2014 - 13:05
United States · California State University Network

For the past 48 hours, I have some issues trying to login as well. Now it's that annoying panda today. Flickr has been "faulty" recently. C'mon Flickr, pull yourself together already. What ever happened to the glorious days (prior to the big ugly update) -_-

Lori Weber · 24 April 2014 - 08:16
United States · Lake Geauga Computer Association

I've been trying to log into Flickr for 3 days - via Google. I can't get in to upload photos. Anyone know what's up. The Yahoo "Contact Customer Service" area just brings up a page that says "No Data Received."

Gerry Kandler · 24 April 2014 - 00:10
United Kingdom · UMDS, London

When I click on an image I get the message "Oops . An issue occurred while loading. Please refresh the page". I have tried that. Tried it in Firefox and Google Chrome and pressed CONTROL+F5 - all to no avail. Any ideas?

Howard Rollinson · 19 April 2014 - 06:02
United Kingdom · Sky Broadband

problem with uploading photo's just keeps saying timed out or no connection

Stephen Dexter · 10 April 2014 - 13:50
United Kingdom · BT

Unable to create slideshow as the create slide show link has dissapeared.

Sarah Boucher · 8 April 2014 - 03:02
United States · Comcast Cable

i can't find every one of my friend's pictures due to redirecting to Stupid Sera Jon's brahms lullaby with singing angels and counting sheep in it.

Laura Abbott · 8 March 2014 - 11:10
United States · Comcast Cable

Will not let me sign in to my account with my username and password.

Karen Kelley · 5 March 2014 - 10:42
United States · Time Warner Cable

App is stuck. I deleted the app on my iphone just now - reinstalled it and it's saying Flickr is unavailable

Elajitz Agren · 21 February 2014 - 16:06
Sweden · TeliaSonera AB

I cant access my Flickr when i trying to login whit Facebook!.. any Clue ?

Carol Palmer · 16 February 2014 - 04:09
United Kingdom · BT

It won't let me log in with the new email address/account I had to create as its uncoupling from BT. I just can't log in now. As soon as I try to sign in it takes me to the BT page which doesn't recognise my newly created username (I had to create that username for Flickr to transfer my pics from BT/Yahoo to itself). No idea what to do now.

Edit: All sorted now. My fault.

Lauren Peeler Brice · 6 February 2014 - 16:36
United States · Verizon FiOS

I've been getting the BAD PANDA page since around 3 this afternoon while I was uploading an image. Can't get in since. Provider is Verizon. I log in directly.

Cleared cache - no luck - rebooted and Flickr is back. Also working on my cell phone.

Dave Gordon · 6 February 2014 - 14:39
United Kingdom · BT

Yep down here for a Yahoo signed in user in the UK also. Seems to be quite common of late.

Nathalie Duval · 5 February 2014 - 12:49
Canada · Bell Canada

I had the same problem logging in Flickr with my Google account... I succeeded by using Firefox on Windows XP!!!

Iris Vanloon · 5 February 2014 - 11:53
Canada · Cogeco Cable

I have the same problem since last night, can't sign into Flickr through Google with my Gmail account. Does anyone know what to do about this or how to solve this. Is this a Yahoo conflict or a Flickr Issue?

Linda Oliver · 5 February 2014 - 10:18
United Kingdom · TalkTalk

Also have not been able to sign into Flickr since last night. It would be nice to have some sort of information update when trying to log in.

Ericka Snyder · 5 February 2014 - 10:01
United States · Time Warner Cable

STILL not able to log in to Flickr using Google or FB. This is so frustrating.

Claudia Dricot · 5 February 2014 - 09:27
United States · Time Warner Cable

can't sign in to flickr with my google account. Error message:
Sorry, there was an error. Please sign in again with the same account or a different one.

Elphame Raynier · 5 February 2014 - 07:12
United States · Optimum Online

Cannot access Flickr with Google account I receive this message: "Sorry, there was an error. Please sign in again with the same account or a different one." Grrrrr

Ericka Snyder · 4 February 2014 - 19:19
United States · Time Warner Cable

Flickr will not let me log in. Keeps giving me an "error" message. UGH!!!

Kristina Krause · 4 February 2014 - 12:37
United States · AT&T Internet Services

It seems that anything having to do with Yahoo in general is very slow to respond at the moment, from Flickr to Yahoo email.

Colin Haycock · 4 February 2014 - 12:24
United Kingdom · Be Un Limited

Flickr website very slow to respond in general. Small uploads (5 pictures) timeout after 5+ minutes of waiting. Servers may be up but the service is down. I don't suppose anyone from Yahoo or Flickr is watching this so I suppose I will just have to wait until someone notices there is a problem and does something about it

Matthew Bowman · 4 February 2014 - 12:23
United States · AT&T Internet Services

It would be neat for a paying customer like myself if they could give a warning, maybe via email, before I totally embarrass myself before a client.

Donna Kantaris · 4 February 2014 - 11:45
United Kingdom · Virgin Media

flickr is pretty much at a standstill.. got an error note that the server was closing down before the search for my photos was finished

Danny Smits · 4 February 2014 - 10:39
Belgium · Scarlet

After being up for more than a week -thank you-... now bad again
Edit (+10mins) : That was the shortest down I can remember. It is up right now. I did like the Panda speaking Chinese.

▼ MORE THAN 6 MONTHS AGO ...
Nessa Bixler · 28 January 2014 - 12:23
United States · Time Warner Cable

Menu on photos not responing - ie. adit in Aviary... That menu doesn't even pull up. The "..." just lights red and nothing. Same with getting HTML or BB code menu.

Margie Lange Frans · 28 January 2014 - 05:59
United States · Comcast Cable

Flickr 'Uploader' is not working today, nor yesterday. Contacted Flickr via email.

Sam Salt · 22 January 2014 - 04:38
United Kingdom · BT

Reachable but the ugly ever-scrolling screen stops half way down a page and uploader not working,

Robert Jackson · 21 January 2014 - 08:25
United States · Comcast Business Communications

Flickr is down in Nashville and South Carolina. Love the Panda picture.

Hernan Soberon · 21 January 2014 - 08:17
United States · Internap Network Services Corporation

I can't see the home page. Most be under maintenance. The cute girl and panda picture is on.

Josiah Windler · 14 January 2014 - 17:13
Paraguay · Telecel

Flickr is flickering to an end and my photos will not upload. The ubuntu photo competition is using Flickr uuuggghhhhh!!!

Steven Moreno · 30 December 2013 - 20:58
United States · AT&T U-verse

My Flickr account is getting harder to log in. I'm persistently told "503 server unavailable" but Flickr says it's only unavailable to me. I have no problems with any other sites.

Perhaps it's time to find another picture hosting site.

Jeremai Smith · 29 December 2013 - 23:39
United Kingdom · BT

Haven't been able to upload any photos to Flickr for the last three days. I get the message "You can't upload at the moment. Connection offline."

Mahendra Singh · 29 December 2013 - 09:01
India · Broadband Pacenet

Not able to access flickr at all. its ip is resolving but it is not usable at all. I have noticed this behavior several times during last week as well.

Karen Ang · 28 December 2013 - 18:07
Singapore · MobileOne

unable to access flickr at all. the website keeps directing me to other websites like facebook and google, tried on different devices and it is the same. only accessible via mobile phone.

Michael Harris · 24 December 2013 - 07:53
United Kingdom · PlusNet Technologies

Flickr may not be down but it is unusably slow ... any connection with their silly changes to allow embedding photos (messed up with their big logo) into web sites? If so it is TWO black marks for Flickr!

Hazel Owen · 19 December 2013 - 15:38
New Zealand · CallPlus Services Limited

Flickr is down for me - getting error message: "Description: Unable to locate the server named "yts2fts-rw.www.flickr.com" --- the server does not have a DNS entry. Perhaps there is a misspelling in the server name, or the server no longer exists. Double-check the name and try again."

Melissa Basileo · 19 December 2013 - 15:38
United States · Comcast Cable

Keep getting this error message. I'm not typing "rw" btw.

Unknown Host

Description: Unable to locate the server named "rw.www.flickr.com" --- the server does not have a DNS entry. Perhaps there is a misspelling in the server name, or the server no longer exists. Double-check the name and try again.

This is kind of a last straw deal for me and Flickr. Searching for other more reliable photo hosting sites now.

Hugh Hill · 19 December 2013 - 15:37
United Kingdom · PlusNet Technologies

Looks like the P.N elves have been hack attacking their website rivals...

Lakatos Zsolt · 19 December 2013 - 15:37
Hungary · UPC Hungary

Unknown Host

Description: Unable to locate the server named "yts2fts-rw.www.flickr.com" --- the server does not have a DNS entry. Perhaps there is a misspelling in the server name, or the server no longer exists. Double-check the name and try again.

Sanjeev Das · 19 December 2013 - 15:36
United States · Comcast Cable

Flickr is down right now.

"Description: Unable to locate the server named "rw.www.flickr.com" --- the server does not have a DNS entry. Perhaps there is a misspelling in the server name, or the server no longer exists. Double-check the name and try again."

WFT is wrong with flickr these days?

Shankar Subramanian · 15 December 2013 - 00:05
United Arab Emirates · Emirates Telecommunications Corporation

Flickr is still down it appears. I keep getting the 'this page is taking too long to respond' and 'page not found' note for the past 4 days. However this happens only at home in Sharjah. I tried opening it here at work, and it seems to work here though. Strange. But so frustrating as I do all my flickr work from home.

David Cox · 12 December 2013 - 10:12
United States · Hughes Network Systems

Flickr.com still seems to be down as in not completely functional somehow

Wanda Williams · 12 December 2013 - 09:46
United States · AT&T Internet Services

this site probably just says flickr is working because the main page is for most people.. but then when you try to sign in, it automatically changes the address to "www.yfor.flickr.com" this is most likely because flickr and yahoo are changing flickr to the new layout that everyone hates! LOL why do you think the address says "yfor" that mean yahoo for flickr.. just put two and two together people! LOL

Manoel Moraes · 12 December 2013 - 09:36
Brazil · Virtua

I'm getting that same yfor.flickr error message that others have reported here in Brazil

Wanda Williams · 12 December 2013 - 09:34
United States · AT&T Internet Services

man.. are they doing maintenance? or are the CHANGING flickr to that new layout!!! we shall see soon!

Rob Jennings · 12 December 2013 - 09:33
United Kingdom · Orange Home UK

You can get to the sign on page but then you get the error message as described above

Ken Tang · 12 December 2013 - 09:31
United States · Time Warner Cable

I'm getting that same yfor.flickr error message that others have reported.

Lynda Higgs · 12 December 2013 - 09:31
United Kingdom · Sky Broadband

DNS error message no service in Germany either - I was signed in and then it just disappeared!

Rachael Sherwood · 12 December 2013 - 09:30
Canada · EastLink

I'm getting this message when trying to connect to Flickr. I know they've had issues the last 48 hours with view counts but it was up earlier.

"Unknown Host - Description: Unable to locate the server named "www.yfor.flickr.com" --- the server does not have a DNS entry. Perhaps there is a misspelling in the server name, or the server no longer exists. Double-check the name and try again."

David Quick · 12 December 2013 - 09:29
United Kingdom · Sky Broadband

I'm in the UK and getting exactly the same error message as Patricia Crawford.

Billy Rehlaender · 12 December 2013 - 09:29
United States · Comcast Cable

Unable to locate the server named "www.yfor.flickr.com" --- the server does not have a DNS entry.

Steve Ryan · 12 December 2013 - 09:28
United States · AT&T U-verse

This happens waaay tooooooo often. I might need to move my portfolio...

Janell Hayes Hustead · 12 December 2013 - 09:26
United States · AT&T U-verse

Server Connection Closed

Description: The server "rw.www.flickr.com" closed the connection before the transaction was completed.

David Woodbury · 12 December 2013 - 09:25
Canada · Shaw Communications

Flickr may be up but constantly get a server timeout when trying to access different pages. Always full of glitches but very bad lately.

Patricia Crawford · 12 December 2013 - 09:24
United Kingdom · Sky Broadband

Unknown Host

Description: Unable to locate the server named "www.yfor.flickr.com" --- the server does not have a DNS entry. Perhaps there is a misspelling in the server name, or the server no longer exists. Double-check the name and try again.

John Urankar · 16 November 2013 - 06:02
United States · Verizon Internet Services

Using Windows 7, ie10 on my desk top, could not open flickr page, (site not responding). Fix- Hit f12 on keyboard, in browser mode tab switch to ie9 and then try flickr page again. Bingo!

Okianosboy Okan · 10 November 2013 - 23:10
Turkey · Turk Telekom

I try to access the page, it gives the message to me "Hello- new account signups are temporarily unavailable from this network address space used by your Internet Service Provider." help!!!

Andrew Ward · 7 November 2013 - 14:38
United States · Juniper Networks

Past two days... Flickr is broke... Just says: "Hold your clicks a moment please... Flickr has the hiccups. We're looking into the problem right now." It's been that way two days. Different browsers, different OS, Even after flushing cache. What is going on??? (not that it matters, but I'm in the same business-park as yahoo... I can see them by looking out my window. But they are BUSTED!

Danette Howes Holley · 6 November 2013 - 14:25
United States · Comcast Cable

I can't view photos. When I click on a selected photo I get the Bad Panda message.

Karen McMechan Grande · 2 November 2013 - 10:31
United States · Verizon FiOS

After working in Aviary I can't get the redone photo to upload back to flickr :(

Shahril Dzulkifli · 28 October 2013 - 19:07
Malaysia · Telekom Malaysia Berhad

I am also having the same problem here. I thought my home's Internet connection went down before realizing that Flickr itself went down when I tried to login several times. Can anybody at Flickr fix this problem?

Matteo Prezioso · 28 October 2013 - 17:52
Colombia · ETB

October 28th - flickr totally down. trying with Firefox & Chrome. Yahoo is ok, flickr down. That sucks.

Kevin Pashuk · 21 October 2013 - 07:47
Canada · RCP

Bad Panda is back... Monday October 21... API connections (Fluidr, Facebook) having issues too.

Deverne Coleman · 18 October 2013 - 11:17
United States · EarthLink

the top yahoo bar and Flickr bar are visible, and whatever picture is currently just been posted by people I follow will show up, but the rest of the screen around it will be white, and it is completely frozen. I cant even refresh it, I have to click the close out tab on my Flickr icon on my toolbar. it is really messed up. it seems like other people are able to use it. Everything on my computer is working except for Flickr.

Bill Thomas · 16 October 2013 - 12:56
United States · Sprint PCS

ditto, can't access my flickr account, even though I can get on yahoo

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