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Service Status History

DateTimePing Time DateTimePing Time
27.May.2016
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27.May.2016
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27.May.2016
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27.May.2016
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27.May.2016
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27.May.2016
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27.May.2016
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28.May.2016
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28.May.2016
04:1913.47 ms. 
28.May.2016
07:3714.66 ms. 

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Having Problems with Accessing Usps.com?
▼ LAST 7 DAYS ...
Eileen O'Raz · 21 May 2016 - 18:25
· · Safari 5.1 on iPad

Tracking not updating

▼ LAST 30 DAYS ...
Ray Le Van · 21 May 2016 - 00:16
· · Chrome 50.0 on Android

Yea it's down 4 me aswell

Nagee Ellis · 21 May 2016 - 00:16
· · Safari 9.0 on iPad

Definitely down

Jennifer Stuart-Anderson · 20 May 2016 - 23:35
· · Chrome 50.0 on Windows

Tracking is def down as of right now!

Tamera M Causey · 20 May 2016 - 23:17
· · Firefox 46.0 on Windows

USPS TRACKING IS DOWN

Molly Rothstein · 20 May 2016 - 22:17
· · Chrome 50.0 on Windows

tracking system not working

Leigh Walden · 18 May 2016 - 15:26
· · Chrome 50.0 on Windows

I can not ship from home using my credit card. It keeps declining all my cards. But if I take it in to post office no problem. I work from home so I really need this to work.

Angela Thompson · 13 May 2016 - 17:57
· · Firefox 46.0 on Windows

site unable to accept payments for POBs

Steve Gutzmer · 13 May 2016 - 13:15
· · Firefox 46.0 on Windows

Still having the same problem tracking on USPS site as many other, but the Aftership.com site worked great and I am able to track through them.

Robert Priest · 12 May 2016 - 20:39
· · Safari 9.1 on Mac

Can not track using usps on safari mac os. Does work on google on the same Mac but not safari browser. AfterShip does work with the Mac os.

Justin Butera · 11 May 2016 - 04:24
· · Chrome 50.0 on Windows

If you're using chrome, use the incognito window. You can track from there.

Justin Butera · 11 May 2016 - 04:18
· · Chrome 50.0 on Windows

Won't work with chrome but works using firefox

Keith Bryan-Jones · 10 May 2016 - 22:28
· · Chrome 50.0 on Windows

When I try and track a package I get:

"Please only enter up to 0 numbers separated by commas.
9400111899223088082968
Find
Have questions? Customer Service is here to help.
Which services and tracking number formats are compatible?
Enter tracking numbers, spaces optional, for items using these services:
SERVICE SAMPLE NUMBER
USPS Tracking® 9400 1000 0000 0000 0000 00
Priority Mail® 9205 5000 0000 0000 0000 00
Certified Mail® 9407 3000 0000 0000 0000 00
See more
NOW YOU CAN TRACK BETTER THAN EVER.
Enjoy upgraded door-to-door tracking with up to 11 scans.*
Provide specific delivery instructions when you're not home, so your carrier knows where to leave packages.
Receive text alerts on your phone or text a tracking number to 2USPS (28777) to check a package's status on the go. Standard Message and Data rates may apply.
For even more control over your packages and mail, upgrade to My USPS™ at no cost.
*Exceptions apply. Expected delivery date based on destination. Visit USPS.com for details."

It has been this way for 2 days now for multiple tracking numbers.

Eileen Bower Nieli · 10 May 2016 - 21:17
· · Firefox 46.0 on Windows

We are having the same problem. The response we get is "we're sorry, we are experiencing problems. Try again later-yet your site says it is up. IT IS NOT Working.

Dana Balabolina · 10 May 2016 - 00:36
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

I was trying to track my package and couldn't. USPS will not show any information. If anyone is experiencing the same issue, please, use AfterShip to track your package.

Justin Butera · 8 May 2016 - 01:30
· · Chrome 50.0 on Windows

Please only enter up to 0 numbers separated by commas. -__-

Gary Bartoloni · 5 May 2016 - 21:34
· · Firefox 46.0 on Mac

I have been trying to track a package for a week and each hour of each day I get an error message..."our system is experiencing difficulties try again later" Do they really give a damn about anyone?

Julie Fusi-Leimgruber · 5 May 2016 - 21:00
· · Chrome 50.0 on Mac

cant track

Connie Shifflett · 5 May 2016 - 20:48
· · Chrome 50.0 on Windows

trying to fill out app for a job. my profile come up. but i cant logoff or clk on jobs or next page

Donna Allums Robbins · 3 May 2016 - 17:51
· · Chrome 50.0 on Windows

I have been getting this message for over a week Please only enter up to 0 numbers separated by commas. Help

Rebecca Duffy Bush · 2 May 2016 - 17:47
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

click n ship not letting us check out.

Steven Da Silveira · 1 May 2016 - 19:50
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

no tracking and all links dead

Julie Stellhorn Geesing · 29 April 2016 - 14:10
· · Safari 9.1 on Mac

This is the message receiving: This service is currently unavailable.

This service is currently unavailable.

We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause.

Go To USPS.com

Very frustrating for a small business!!!

Ayanna Stevenson · 29 April 2016 - 13:26
· · Firefox 45.0 on Windows

Click and Ship option on usps.com is not working.

Error Message: This service is currently unavailable.

We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause.

Glass Ankles · 29 April 2016 - 12:15
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

chrome and usps tracking doesnt mix, have to use firefox to track

Clint Heenie · 29 April 2016 - 10:52
· · Firefox 45.0 on Linux

You can go to k2track (not k2tracks) and find updated USPS tracking info.

Chris Anthony Lansdowne · 29 April 2016 - 00:46
· · Firefox 45.0 on Windows

Can't track my packages, and the link to customer service doesn't take me to cust. svc. What's up with usps?

Jo McNall · 28 April 2016 - 16:32
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

Unable to process payments so far today. Every credit card rejected as "unable to process this type of payment.,"

Frances Giannino · 28 April 2016 - 14:12
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

Schedule a pickup is down.

▼ LAST 6 MONTHS ...
Peter Maizitis · 27 April 2016 - 16:31
· · Chrome 51.0 on Windows

USPS is NOT up ... tracking is all screwed up again. Fire the incompetents! Its time to privitize the mail service ... so much incompetence. Here's another example. In Cleveland if a carrier can't do his or her job they promote them. So in my suburb, an experienced worker was passed up for the manager position which went to a worker who could not cut it as a carrier.

Jennifer Moore · 14 April 2016 - 02:53
· · Firefox 45.0 on Windows

and now schedule pick up is completely down. Wont even load.

Jennifer Moore · 14 April 2016 - 02:49
· · Firefox 45.0 on Windows

Schedule pick up is not working....when I click "Check Availability" it doesnt work and gives me "Error: Unable to load /go/ScheduleAPickupAction.action status:503"

Suvikielo Jennifer Losty · 4 April 2016 - 20:29
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

Tracking is not working. i have a package thats supposed to arrive tomorrow, but its still saying that it hasnt left LA yet. yesterday i got "unable to find" and "not found." what is going on with this website? I would really like to know where my package is.

Joe Winters · 4 April 2016 - 20:13
· · Chrome 43.0 on Windows

My Tracking has been down for 2 days now.

Barb Wilson · 4 April 2016 - 19:53
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

tracking is not working for me...i can get on the site but tracking is not working...

Jared Napoleone · 4 April 2016 - 19:43
· · Safari 9.0 on iPhone

Tracking is working now

Tom Sims · 4 April 2016 - 19:29
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

the usps site is up for me but the track a package service and the zip code lookup are down as they do not work the track a package never seems to load when i enter a number the zipcode lookup page load but when i search for a zip code i get a notice that the service is down this is the resoult on two computers from the same IP

Julie Klemer Patterson · 4 April 2016 - 18:45
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

Website appears to be down. I have a small business and I'm trying to track a package for a customer. This is really unacceptable!

Eddie Collins · 4 April 2016 - 11:04
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

The site is working okay now ..

Raquel Molina · 4 April 2016 - 07:19
· · Safari 9.0 on iPhone

Thank god I found this website , I almost was going to get a heart attack , I checked the tracking today early morning and it was working just fine I tried tracking it right now and it saids "Not found" "Unable to respond" its a shipment from Texas to California , hopefully it'll be working today morning or so

James Farley · 4 April 2016 - 06:50
· · Firefox 44.0 on Windows

The my.usps dashboard suddenly listed all my parcels, previously delivered and those in transit, in red and saying no tracking info is available. Was fine early today, 4.3, but not since...

Sean Tan · 4 April 2016 - 04:55
· · Chrome 44.0 on Android

Sigh.. last night it is still functioning well and till this morning, seems like the system is having issue.. please fix this asap as I'm still waiting for my parcel to be deliver to Singapore!

Russell Johnson · 4 April 2016 - 04:46
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Says unable to respond for me when using the track package tool. Was working fine yesterday. :(

Amy Ducky Visel · 4 April 2016 - 03:58
· · Chrome 49.0 on Android

Tracking: "UNABLE TO RESPOND."
Looks like I'm not alone!

Marites Celestial · 4 April 2016 - 03:55
· · Chrome 47.0 on Android

now my tracking information isn't found.. like really USPS.. get it together!

Marites Celestial · 4 April 2016 - 03:49
· · Chrome 47.0 on Android

finally found my receipt for the tracking number and now it's unable to respond. my bf was supposed to get his package on Friday. if there is something down with the tracking status online, there shouldn't be a problem with the deliveries.. something isn't right!

Michael Calligeros · 4 April 2016 - 03:35
· · Chrome 49.0 on Mac

no response

Lori Kaneko · 4 April 2016 - 03:21
· · Safari 7.0.2 on Mac

They were supposed to deliver a package to my son by 3:00 this afternoon but he never got it! I paid $35 to mail him urgent information he needed today! Now it says NOT FOUND. I don't care about getting my money back! I want to know where our personal family information is! How horrible that I cannot track it. Earlier when he called to say he didn't get it, the website showed it left Hawaii and showed "in-transit" but that was two days ago!

Gary E Roxas Dioquino III · 4 April 2016 - 03:15
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

im sure there just updating there website?i got insurance so hopefully that helps me out if anything happens.but just making a claim through usps is such a hassle.

Chrystazia Alford · 4 April 2016 - 02:56
· · Safari 9.0 on iPhone

Saying my tracking number /package is NOT FOUND but was working earlier today PLEASE fix this!

Tyler Johnson · 4 April 2016 - 02:56
· · Chrome 49.0 on Android

WellI guess it's pretty obvious the usps tracking is having issues since so many of us are getting the same response, not worried like I was. Glad it's not just me.

Tyler Johnson · 4 April 2016 - 02:53
· · Chrome 49.0 on Android

I'm unable to track my package, says unable to respond

Kitty Li · 4 April 2016 - 02:53
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

unable to response, and my priority internation parcel send in 17/March, I haven't receive my parcel, In 22/March, it said currently in transit to the destination, more than 10 business days, is this normal?! I paid that much money, but where is my parcel?

Angel Osowski Giddens · 4 April 2016 - 02:52
· · Safari 9.0 on iPhone

Still says UNABLE TO RESPOND, mobile app says tracking number not found on all of the tracking numbers that were just fine a few hours ago

Bryan Gray · 4 April 2016 - 02:36
· · Chrome 49.0 on Android

Site unable to respond to my tracking number WTF

Ann Barry · 4 April 2016 - 02:35
· · Firefox 45.0 on Windows

tracking - Unable to Respond

Michael Corcoran · 4 April 2016 - 02:26
· · Safari 9.0 on iPhone

Tracking down... Unable to respond and tracking not found. Almost had a heart attack since I have an express mail overnight that has to be delivered at 1030 tommorow. Hopefully won't affect delivery.

Eddie Collins · 4 April 2016 - 02:20
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

UNABLE TO RESPOND Down evereywhere I guess

Tamara Ramatamtam · 4 April 2016 - 02:16
· · Firefox 45.0 on Windows

tracking "UNABLE TO RESPOND"

Kendrick Russ · 4 April 2016 - 02:15
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

I'm not able to track a package. Says "UNABLE TO RESPOND"

Bruce Pitcairn · 4 April 2016 - 02:02
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

Unable to track a U.S. domestic parcel which is in Pennsylvania enroute to California. Website now says "Unable to track."

Donna Utsch · 1 April 2016 - 18:46
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Website is STUCK!! Still showing updates from 2 days ago. Your site may be up, but it's not tracking or updating!! Please Fix asap.

Peter Maizitis · 1 April 2016 - 11:21
· · Chrome 50.0 on Windows

Site says there is no problem however the last few days tracking has been showing "Sorry, the tracking system is having technical difficulties. Please try your search again later." on and off during the day.

Karen Zipser · 31 March 2016 - 20:26
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

Like Dawn Forcelli, I have not been able to print and ship for weeks. I have tried Safari on my macbook pro and IE 11 on Windows 7 and Chrome on Windows 7. I just rebooted to safe mode and it still won't work on either Chrome or IE. Another site says clear your DNS cache. That didn't work. I reported it to USPS and they can't reproduce it. Aargh.

Daniela Troiani-Delmas · 31 March 2016 - 11:59
· · Safari 5.1.9 on Mac

Able to access the site, but unable to track a package...page times out and says it's unavailable.

Chad Tiffany · 26 March 2016 - 01:38
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

I have been trying for 2 days to complete my application on line. It gets to a point and freezes. I have logged out, restarted my computer and gone back to my profile page. It gives me a choice to go to the next page but when I press on it, it will not do anything. Help, I really want to get my application submitted. I was all the way to the cover letter page and am afraid I am going to have to start all over. Do you have a solution? Thank You, Bobbi Ranahan

Dawn Forcelli · 24 March 2016 - 01:58
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Cannot pay and print for months now!

Britt Burkholder · 21 March 2016 - 20:26
· · Firefox 45.0 on Windows

i have not been able to pay for online shipping since thursday

i am unable to email usps...they will not accept the email

i have tried phone, but am told a one hour wait

wtf

Jordan Rutledge · 17 March 2016 - 16:40
· · Chrome 49.0 on Mac

Tracking down.

Robert Lawrence · 11 March 2016 - 00:27
· · Chrome 49.0 on Android

Cannot load the tracking page

David Knuckles · 5 March 2016 - 23:42
· · Firefox 44.0 on Windows

Says that I cannot track a package at the moment to try again later......has been like this for a few hours now.

Lori Harp · 4 March 2016 - 05:04
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

website is up but no tracking- get error message: "please enter 0 numbers...). Very frustrating for Ebay sellers! 10:03 pm AZ

Bill Smith · 2 March 2016 - 21:20
· · Firefox 39.0 on Windows

tracking still down

John Young · 2 March 2016 - 12:03
· · Chrome 48.0 on Mac

I cannot schedule a pick-up. That part of the website is down.

Fred Jones · 29 February 2016 - 18:34
· · Firefox 36.0 on Windows

Cannot track a package: I get this message: "Please only enter up to 0 numbers separated by commas". I also cannot purchase stamps using Firefox. I can track using IE 8. Is this being looked at by the PO?

Paul Daniels · 29 February 2016 - 01:13
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Tracking is not working. Website is reachable.

Laurie Rydberg Evans · 28 February 2016 - 16:06
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Can't opdate profile. I've tried several times in the last month,

Steve Freedkin-progressiveportal · 24 February 2016 - 22:10
· · Safari 9.0.3 on Mac

I was able to log in at about 5 p.m. EST, and was presented with a message saying Click-'n'-Ship would be down for maintenance at 8 p.m. EST tonight for about an hour. However, after creating a label and clicking "Next: Billing Information" I got, "We are sorry but an unexpected error has occurred. Please try again later." Tried a couple of times with the same result. Looks like the site is seriously crippled. Since USPS no longer gives discounts for buying postage online, I'm just going to use stamps.

Bob Hogan · 24 February 2016 - 21:51
· · Safari 9.0 on iPhone

Error will not open spinning
Than we have encountered an error. Please try again.
Need to sign in and work ?

Michele Deweese · 24 February 2016 - 21:37
· · Chrome 48.0 on Mac

cannot pay for my labels. says error has occured try again later. Also says there willl be an routine maintance today at 8-9pm est. Hope they fix it soon

Michael Hall · 24 February 2016 - 20:47
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Site definitely not open for business, I have all my addresses inputtedr but site wont let me print labels~ arrrrhhh!!

Kim O'Kane · 24 February 2016 - 20:25
· · Chrome 48.0 on Android

I was able to log in but print and ship won't load up. Giving them a call right now .I hope this can get resolved soon.

Susan Schmidt Crampton · 24 February 2016 - 20:21
· · Chrome 47.0 on Mac

Very frustrated. Trying to finish my labels and I can't log into site. Getting circle of death on login screen.

Virginia Tee · 24 February 2016 - 18:28
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Tracking has been down all day. Web site is up. But, I receive error message on tracking every item that I am trying to track.

Phillip Hutchins · 23 February 2016 - 18:39
· · Safari 9.0 on iPhone

Packaged shipped out February 16th but still haven't received my item
And when I track it says error

Erin Reiche · 23 February 2016 - 17:24
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Website is up but tracking feature malfunctions. If you try more than once with the same tracking number you get an error message that they system is experiencing difficulties, to try again later. This is the third day of errors that I have found.

Mis Corotos · 22 February 2016 - 22:28
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Today 02/22/2016 early in the morning, I wanted to track my shipments, and I found that USPS tracking website is not working. Even 10 hours later the same problem persists. Anyone know what happens?. I am in Miami, FL.

Cassie Downard · 20 February 2016 - 21:52
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

It is not allowing me to pay for my postage. I tried 4 different payment methods and I can tell it is fully trying to process to any of them. I also cant get thru to USPS to ask about the problem and when I click the link to try to email for help I get a webpage error.

Heather Seiche · 19 February 2016 - 20:41
· · Firefox 44.0 on Windows

"Sorry, your transaction has been declined. Your transaction cannot be processed at this time with this payment type"

4 credit cards and paypal - none work 2/19/2016 3:15-3:40pm

Lois Greenberg · 19 February 2016 - 19:31
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

just did my label paid for it got the receipt, but cannot print the label. though it was my printer, but not. will try to get a refund from the post office.

Al Sabetta · 19 February 2016 - 17:44
· · Firefox 44.0 on Linux

Driving me nuts ... slow as molasses and keep getting errors when trying to enter labels.. repeats " "an unexpected error has occurred" usually when a company ups your rates they invest it infrastructure.. obviously not here

Jamie Garvey · 19 February 2016 - 17:35
· · Firefox 44.0 on Mac

Keep getting "an unexpected error has occurred". Now I can't even log back in...it's just spinning and spinnng.

Virginia Childers Davidson · 19 February 2016 - 17:24
· · Safari 9.0.3 on Mac

Cannot enter and print labels. "This service is currently unavailable
The service is temporarily unavailable
We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause" Totally sucks since I need to get these packages on the road. :-( Ready to scream!!! Big sigh....

David Chen · 17 February 2016 - 14:59
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

when trying to print a label to ship, it keeps saying select a shipping date, even when i keep selecting one.

Alex Brainerd · 8 February 2016 - 18:32
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

I can't get a customs for to print...make it through the entire 3 page form and go to hit print and it won't print. They won't take my packages at the post office without the customs forms that are done on-line - so what are we supposed to do?

Gerson De Bellis Silva · 8 February 2016 - 14:41
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Sorry, your transaction has been declined. Your transaction cannot be processed at this time with this payment type... why?? I have founds in all may credit cards? 3 days like this.

Gerson De Bellis Silva · 7 February 2016 - 16:44
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

I've been reciving this message in the last 2 days: We are sorry but an unexpected error has occurred during the checkout process. Please try again later. What happening??

Marie Rooney Hardwick · 6 February 2016 - 10:15
· · Firefox 41.0 on Mac

USPS.com wont allow you to pay for your items in the cart! It is extremely frusterating. Does anyone know when this will be resolved?

Ra'Quel Brown · 5 February 2016 - 18:43
· · Chrome 48.0 on Mac

who else can we use guys? Someone who has about the same price for the $6.80 flat rate padded envelopes.

Carrie Luhmann Pieniozek · 5 February 2016 - 18:40
· · Safari 9.0.3 on Mac

Can't purchase any of the labels in my cart, like everyone else. But for those who keep saying that they will have to pay more to go wait in line - NO YOU DON'T! They took away the discount for Click N Ship. Ever since January 17 we have been paying the same as everyone who waits in line at the post office!

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