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Service Status History

DateTimePing Time DateTimePing Time
22:2435.15 ms. 
00:3735.16 ms.
02:4735.38 ms. 
05:0735.42 ms.
07:1135.39 ms. 
09:1635.16 ms.
11:1636.19 ms. 
13:1735.15 ms.
15:4035.38 ms. 
17:4535.22 ms. 

* Times displayed are PT, Pacific Time (UTC/GMT -7)  |  Current server time is 19:53

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Trenasia Fields · 11 April 2014 - 18:11

when i try to log in it says this is taking longer than it should you should try again in a bit but I guess kik is down right now

John Boden · 7 April 2014 - 18:04

reset kik and its good now!

Clyde Jno Baptiste · 3 April 2014 - 17:00

When logging in it says Data connection problem it doesn't let me sign in

Aaron McLeod · 1 April 2014 - 05:52

Still down since Sunday. Joined and it worked for 3 minutes before crapping out. Won't connect.

Sandy Rizzotto DiPiazza · 20 March 2014 - 06:23

still down

Irena Kos · 20 March 2014 - 04:54

Use your user ID (your Username) not your email for username. That should let you log in on kik.

Sandy Rizzotto DiPiazza · 19 March 2014 - 19:20

Kik is telling me my password is incorrect.. i changed and still nothing
been down all day

Irena Kos · 19 March 2014 - 02:48

cant log in!

Samuel Tyko Gomez · 18 March 2014 - 19:37

kik seems to be down for me

Alexis Mendoza · 11 March 2014 - 10:05

Is Kik still down? It doesn't let me Register/Log In. It says it's taking longer than it should... Help??

Alex Shmukz · 27 February 2014 - 09:23

down for 6 days

Shelby Gill · 25 February 2014 - 03:32

my kik says it is taking to long to login. it wont let me log in

Adam Santos · 25 February 2014 - 01:35

Kik for me is not working it's been connecting for the last two hours now

Scarlet Frankly · 20 February 2014 - 21:21

how do you retrieve kik contacts from an old kik account?

Anthony Perrault · 13 February 2014 - 09:26

i logged out now i cant log in it just freezes and takes long to load and says: itstaking too lon to load please try again later like wtf can someone help i tried uninstalling cleearing cashe and data and then installing its stillnot working

Nicole Leith · 5 February 2014 - 17:52

Down for me. Worked fine an hour ago, now it just isn't working.

Kayla Mininni · 24 January 2014 - 20:44

Currently I have kik running on 2 devices and neither one of them is sending my messages, i can get messages, but mine are still saying Sending, so over it

Katrina Dunkley · 11 January 2014 - 16:24

i try to log in and it tells me this is tajking longer then it should try again in a bit and ive been trying for 3 days

Austin Fontenot · 1 January 2014 - 16:08

Kik is down right now

James Ginger Blake · 29 December 2013 - 15:51

my contacts aren't getting my messages

Damien Scott-Viker · 7 December 2013 - 15:18

"Log in fail: This is taking longer then it should. You should try again in a bit." Kik is down

Cashaun Cashmoney Howard · 30 November 2013 - 12:04

Please please please!! Fix kik I know everybody is saying almost the exact same thing but... it's true... it keeps saying this is taking longer than it should every time I try to log in... wtf please help us someone!!!

Rahul Varma · 23 November 2013 - 13:34

This is taking longer than it should. Please try again in a bit"...this is the error..i can't login into it

Michelle Carpenter · 13 November 2013 - 03:24

hey I'm signed into kik on my ipad and it wont let me msg ppl my email? I type it and sent and it comes up as **** instead WHY I want it fixed how are we meant to keep in contact with people personally if it wont let us give our details if WE choose.

Crystal Aiken · 12 November 2013 - 16:48

Kik Won't Let Me LogIn And It Keep Saying "This Is Taking Longer Than It Should. Please Try Again In a Bit"

Anh-Thu Nguyen · 10 November 2013 - 23:40

Hi Kik or whoever responsible!
I haven't been able to send any Kik messages since a few hours ago, the messages aren't getting the "S" or "D"only three dots, and my friends can't text me either! :(
If i Reset my Kik will it help? Or is the best just to wait? Thankfully to get an answer! Take care!

Seí Bellá Tí Amó · 3 November 2013 - 05:11

If you're trying to access Kik on a Kindle Fire (HD also) it won't work because they took Kik off the app store :(

Yanique Murray · 25 October 2013 - 20:59

I'm trying to log into my kik but it keep saying "This is taking longer than it should. You should try again in a bit."

Shandalynn Ferrell · 25 October 2013 - 16:06

My kik isnt letting me log in it keeps saying log in is taking longer than usual try again later?? I've been trying for a week now. >:(

Cherelle Cece King · 15 October 2013 - 07:25

saying its taking longer than it should try again later

Kayee Jayee · 14 October 2013 - 09:16

Kik Won't Let Me LogIn And It Keep Saying "This Is Taking Longer Than It Should. Please Try Again In a Bit"

Amber Campbell · 14 October 2013 - 06:07

My kik is not logging me in and ive been trying the last 2 days and I logged out because i wasnt getting my messages fast enough

Damon Robertson · 10 October 2013 - 18:16

They need to fiz this problem. I haven't been able to log into my kik for a week now

Brandon Martino · 10 October 2013 - 17:03

Ohh my frekin gosh my kik isn't letting me log in

Prettyboyshi Washington · 9 October 2013 - 16:42

ever time i try to login it says "This is taking longer than it should. You should try again in a bit

Snowflake Blue · 6 October 2013 - 02:04

My kik wont let me log in it keep saying it might take longer

Lateesa Taylor · 5 October 2013 - 08:15

My kik wont let me log in it keep saying it might take longer

Raylieh Tarvin · 3 October 2013 - 18:19

Kik is being stupid I try to log on and it keeps telling me try again in a bit the Duck is this problem just me or is everyone having this problem

Bailey Foshee · 3 October 2013 - 17:11

Kick sucks everytime I try to login it want let me

Kelly Malkin · 30 September 2013 - 16:47

Hey peeps my kik also says it's takin longer too been like it for days wen is it gonna be sorted or wot shud I do ?

Tulianna Seiuli · 26 September 2013 - 18:09

I try logging into my profile and it tells me to try again later... :/ Lol please help me :(

Faga Alyson Palasi · 25 September 2013 - 17:45

Kik isn't responding... uggh >:(

Seí Bellá Tí Amó · 25 September 2013 - 02:03

It won't log me in. I was in my old Kik account and when I logged out to go in my new one, it said that the logging in was taking longer than it should. WTF

Andrew Lee · 24 September 2013 - 22:14

isnt working i tried deleting installing it says login is taking longer than it should. try again in a bit

Zak Holloway · 24 September 2013 - 08:07

Stuff is going through on D but the person the other end isnt getting anything...

James · 23 September 2013 - 03:42

Can't login, after signing out because I couldn't load my conversations.

LaQuesha IamGodssoldier Williams · 19 September 2013 - 20:10

my kik keeps saying unfortunately kik has stopped

Gabrielle Brown · 6 September 2013 - 12:36

It keeps saying my messages are delivered, and has a light D, but the other person isn't getting them, and it's been like this for hours.

Hannah Keefe · 3 September 2013 - 08:53

i was updating my kik and its been "waiting" for 14 hours..

Ants Ton Ton · 28 August 2013 - 17:35

can you fix it havent been able to go on it since this morning

Ashley Thompson · 25 August 2013 - 12:04

My Kik looks like it is down. I send messages but they aren't be delivered

Kirrily Williams-Salen · 18 August 2013 - 16:27

I cant get mine to load my messages at all have been having trouble with it for days

Flaming Hoffman · 18 August 2013 - 13:54

kik is down for me, cant login

Simone Thaxton-Taylor · 17 August 2013 - 22:46

Kik is down for me

Denny MrBottles Boedhoe · 23 July 2013 - 17:12

my kik does not feel like sending messages until hours after

Saria Lynn · 21 July 2013 - 20:35

is kik down it opens and crashes all the time

Sean Lowcay · 11 July 2013 - 20:13

Kik is down/up/down connecting from iOS from Singapore now. Wifi and 3G.

Travis Audet · 11 July 2013 - 01:11

kik connection isnt working. tried different wifi's but nothing seems to work

Jessica Heusser Rees-jones · 1 July 2013 - 12:05

I love kik but am having a problem with one contact- last three messages have an exclamation mark in a red circle and the last one over 12 hours ago today still has three dots. what does this mean? it is Kik or my friend?? can anyone help me?

Justin Obey · 30 June 2013 - 19:51

Won't log in.

Jono BreakHearts Riveira · 23 June 2013 - 20:26

its down

Vicki Holloway · 18 June 2013 - 04:03

My Kik hasn't been working since last night. It starts to open but when I get to the conversation screen it closes again. Is anyone else having the same problem?

Tiiaa Pearl · 15 June 2013 - 08:50

my kik isnt working either, its been like this for a few weeks! I miss it so much ;-;

Marky Zuckerberg · 1 June 2013 - 06:33

shit it's down. the server is down.

Scarlet Frankly · 10 May 2013 - 14:18

no avatars again even after reloading on off... this happens all the time. I need avatars multi conversations. problems changing avatar as well.. chronic issue

Joshua Geyer · 2 May 2013 - 19:42

it works then it goes back down

Elmer Rodriguez · 2 May 2013 - 19:38

hmm... it's down for me

Timothy Ryerson · 2 May 2013 - 19:29

Kik not working at all...

Alex Giosanni · 11 April 2013 - 05:41

its back up!!!

Nadine Campbell · 11 April 2013 - 05:10

yes mine is down, have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the app

Kimberly Siciargo Savino · 11 April 2013 - 05:10

Just went to kik problems on FB and it says it is having some technical difficulty and they are working on it

Kimberly Siciargo Savino · 11 April 2013 - 04:56

yeah, it stopped working for me and my friend too around 5:30am.. restarted phone and turned off and on wifi and nothing!

Nadia Ashraf · 11 April 2013 - 04:52

It's definitely down

Tim Conway · 11 April 2013 - 04:43

I haven't been able to log into the app since around 5:30am, it is now 8:42am, and I've tried it on a different device, I've even uninstalled, reinstalled, tried to switch my device to airplane mode and use just Wifi. Or turn Wifi off and use 3G, but it's still saying "Unable to connect with Data please switch wifi on or wait and try again" it's been doing this now, since the above time.

Suzanne Ignition Shows Lednor · 11 April 2013 - 04:34

yea mine isnt working since 10am yet other ones are

Achim Schindler · 11 April 2013 - 04:27

Seems to be down for me too. Can't send messages since 11:30 :/

Dafydd Rennie · 11 April 2013 - 03:39

kik is too important for me, its my only way of socialising :(

Nic Nash · 11 April 2013 - 03:39

confirmed windows 7 phone as well. server is inactive error message. pretty lame i must say...

Roger Koen · 11 April 2013 - 03:30

Kik is down for the last 1, 5 our!!

Joachim Bjørkås Iversen · 11 April 2013 - 03:24

Tells me to switch to wifi. Im on fkin wifi, what sourcery is dis?

Bronwyn James · 11 April 2013 - 03:16

Been trying for over an hour - deleted the app, reinstalled, still not working. But frustrating!

Patrick F Gonzalez · 11 April 2013 - 03:02

using windows 8 phone client, reports server currently inactive

Rickie Krekula · 11 April 2013 - 02:55

Its telling me I cant connect and that i should switch to wi-fi, but it doesnt do any good. Server overload mabie?

Graham Walton · 11 April 2013 - 02:21

my kik wont connect on any of my devices

Sarah Elizabeth Beer · 29 March 2013 - 05:30

its been down the last two days

Victor Gonzalez · 3 March 2013 - 12:24

looks like kik is down right now

Weston Coleman · 30 June 2012 - 16:28

looks like kik is down right now

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