Picasa.google.com website not working? Is it down right now?

Picasa.google.com Server Status Check
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Picasa Website Status History
Picasa.google.com server report and response time

The above graph displays service status activity for Picasa.google.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
12:550.66 ms. 
12:101.08 ms.
19:371.07 ms. 
17:391.63 ms.
04:301.1 ms. 
11:380.99 ms.
07:171.34 ms. 
09:271.33 ms.
07:2481.85 ms. 
18:041.45 ms. 

* Times displayed are PT, Pacific Time (UTC/GMT 0)  |  Current server time is 00:43

We have tried pinging Picasa website using our server and the website returned the above results. If picasa.google.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...

Can't Access Picasa - Troubleshooting Instructions

If the site is UP but you cant access the page, try one of the below solutions:

Browser Related Problems

Force a full refresh for the site. This can be achieved by pressing CTRL + F5 keys at the same time on your favourite browser (Firefox, Chrome, Explorer, etc.)

Clear the temporary cache and cookies on your browser to make sure that you have the most recent version of the web page. For instructions choose your browser :

Fix DNS Problems

A Domain Name System (DNS) allows a site IP address (192.168.x.x) to be identified with words (*.com) in order to be remembered more easily, like a phonebook for websites. This service is usually provided by your ISP.

Clear your local DNS cache to make sure that you grab the most recent cache that your ISP has. For Windows - (Start > Command Prompt > type "ipconfig /flushdns" and hit enter). For details choose your operating system :

If you can access a website at office or from a 3G network yet it's not working on your computer, it is a good idea to use an alternative DNS service other than your ISPs. OpenDNS or Google Public DNS are both excellent and free public DNS services.

Check our help page for step-by-step instructions on how to change your DNS.

Having Problems with Accessing Picasa.google.com?
Mikki Burgess · 11 March 2016 - 20:27
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Seems to have been off for me all day.

Alan Nelson · 2 December 2015 - 02:23
· · Chrome 46.0 on Android


Nick Murray · 19 June 2014 - 12:02
United Kingdom · Virgin Media · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

When I try to access the Picasa Webside, I get this message: "500 INTERNAL_SERVER_ERROR. Unable to process request."

Jav Blake · 10 June 2014 - 14:34
United States · BellSouth.net · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

When I try to access the Picasa Webside, I get this message: "500 INTERNAL_SERVER_ERROR. Unable to process request."

Mona Swearingen · 24 May 2014 - 15:38
United States · Comcast Cable · Firefox 29.0 on Windows

500 Internal Service Error here. This has been happening a lot lately.

Leslie Lindholm · 23 May 2014 - 10:18
United Kingdom · BT · Chrome 34.0 on Windows

It's down for me here in the UK. I had no problems earlier today but now am getting the 500 Internal Server Error as well.

Shirley C. Holland · 8 May 2014 - 20:44
United States · Integra Telecom

Why can't I get on-line with Picasa Website after successfully uploading an album? I am getting a 500 internal server error message. And how can this be resolved? It has been like this the entire afternoon.

Leslie Hunt · 29 April 2014 - 10:55
United States · PAETEC Communications

I am getting the 500 internal server error today.

Janet Anne Baker · 22 April 2014 - 08:53
United States · Verizon Internet Services

picasa seems to be down, i've been getting 500 internal server error for over an hour. (in many years of using picasa, i've never had this happen!)

Leslie Diana Aquilino · 8 February 2014 - 06:05
United States · Hughes Network Systems

Hello, when I go to open Picasa it says that "There were errors opening the picasa database". Any idea what's going on? Thanks so much

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