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Joyce Venables · 3 days 21 hours ago
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

This is the message I get! I can't even get to the home page!
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Elsa Zee · 23 November 2015 - 04:00
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Anyone havinga problem with the USPS App? I'm having to plug in my addess each time I log on. I used to never have to do this.

Laura Meester · 20 November 2015 - 21:24
· · Chrome 46.0 on Mac

I was just able to process and print labels. It was very slow going, but I was able to complete 6!

Kelly Maurice · 20 November 2015 - 20:37
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

I'm having the same problems printing labels; can't use paypal since it's international package; usps site forgets my home address, won't set a mailing date (empty menu), says An Unexpected Error Ocurred Please Refresh (which doesn't work), is very slow for each click, and complains about "package details" when there is nothing to fix - clearly it's very broken, as I have been trying off and on for 2 hours to print a label like I always have and it won't do it. I've tried ctl-F5 to refresh browser, different browsers, reboooting the computer, etc. and nothing helps.

Chris Miranda · 20 November 2015 - 20:35
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Sender information isnt available and when it is, I cant get to the mailing screen because it tells me that the sender has an international address. I must have missed when Orlando, FL became a foreign country.

Reed Buckley · 20 November 2015 - 20:31
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Antone have and is it working?

Reed Buckley · 20 November 2015 - 20:29
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Went to PayPal and printed the postage that I needed. Worked fine for me there on Paypal

Qianyi Guo · 20 November 2015 - 20:21
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

My order appeared after one hour... Any one paid postage try refreshing your order list.

Byron Williams · 20 November 2015 - 20:17
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

You can only cancel a label from your history, you only get one shot to print/download it. Sucks, I know.

Byron Williams · 20 November 2015 - 20:16
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Print & Ship is down... again

Kathy Venier · 20 November 2015 - 20:14
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

No question the site is not working. They say it is, but everyone who is trying to use it, knows better. How frustrating.

Donna Bliss · 20 November 2015 - 20:14
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows


Paul Bauman · 20 November 2015 - 20:13
· · Chrome 46.0 on Mac

I successfully paid for my label and then the site went belly up. I hope I have some sort of "purchase history" or something that allows me to reprint a label I just bought, otherwise I'm going to be pissed.

Scooter Before · 20 November 2015 - 20:09
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

USPS not working for me. If you must ship like me. Go into your paypal acct and edit an old address to buy postage. Works good.

Andrew Xue · 20 November 2015 - 20:08
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Create shipping label not working online

Tom Brown · 20 November 2015 - 20:04
· · Firefox 42.0 on Mac

e-commerce portion of the site not working, pages won't load.

Mary Ann Palchikoff · 20 November 2015 - 20:02
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Trying to print labels for a flat rate. So slow its nto doing anything. Frustrating!

Jordan Neuringer · 20 November 2015 - 20:00
· · Safari 9.0.1 on Mac

Use PAYPAL (Multi-Order Shipping) tool to generate USPS labels right now:

Lori Hartjoy · 20 November 2015 - 19:58
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Click and ship service has been down. The main site is up and going fine. I can log in but it kicks me out when I try to do any labeling or order boxes.Looks like their secure server is having issues. I hope they fix it before the BIG holiday rush happens.

Paul Erichsen · 20 November 2015 - 19:43
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

USPS is a JOKE!!! It's no wonder they lose BILLIONS of dollars every year. How incompetent can you get when your site is down so often and millions of businesses rely on it for their shipping needs? They need to take it from the government and let someone else run it, this is insane.

Francis Shea Jr · 20 November 2015 - 19:43
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Maybe designed by Company that did Obamacare website. Awesome waste of taxpayer money!!

Francis Shea Jr · 20 November 2015 - 19:39
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Really . Can you ever keep it up?

Qianyi Guo · 20 November 2015 - 19:39
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Any one paid postage but cannot find the order (so that cannot print label)?

Frank Pival · 20 November 2015 - 19:35
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Way to go USPS...

Robert Abbatiello · 20 November 2015 - 19:35
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

addresses don't fill in from my address book! Slow log on. Bummer -- there goes my friday afternoon break.

Alison Hoffman Stern · 20 November 2015 - 19:32
· · Chrome 46.0 on Mac

Definitely having problems.

Gary Turnbeau · 20 November 2015 - 19:31
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Cannot use CNS. Have tried all morning. Slow login times, return address is blank and I cannot edit, shipping date is blank and I cannot edit.

Frank Day · 20 November 2015 - 19:28
· · Firefox 42.0 on Mac

slow, slow, slow. Something is up (or down).

Pam Diaz · 20 November 2015 - 19:26
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

SO S.......L........O..........W. It would be faster for me to drive there and wait in one of their ridiculous lines.

Jon Trevathan · 20 November 2015 - 19:24
· · Internet Explorer 9.0 on Windows

click and ship is a waist of time we have things to get out the usps website and phone help is such a joke anymore just fix things and have better coustomer service and mabye lots of people will be happy and again fix it now now now not tomorrow not next week not yesterday right this minute im done with them i guess i will get on my waggon and stagecoach and take orgon trail to deliver my packages

Qianyi Guo · 20 November 2015 - 19:21
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Paid postage but can't find the order... Always loading...

Jon Anderson · 20 November 2015 - 19:10
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Seems broken to me.

Robin Miller Grill · 20 November 2015 - 19:09
· · Safari 9.0 on Mac

Click N Ship has been down for hours. Wait time when you call customer service is 1 hour. Frustrating.

Pete Franczyk · 20 November 2015 - 19:09
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

So Common anymore. I Hate it!!!!

Bob Denton · 20 November 2015 - 18:55
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Click andship is Down. How can I run a business with this type of service? No wonder they are loosing BILLIONS!

Darren Kuhn · 20 November 2015 - 18:52
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

They probably cannot afford to have a server to handle the business. That is how government runs things. They do not plan ahead. Used to be nice. Now they suck about every three days.

Jayne Weber · 20 November 2015 - 18:44
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

I have been trying to make labels for over an hour! 1st it loses my return address, then won't give me a send date option, then after I have added the name and address so many times I have it memorised, it wont proceed to the second page... AAAAAARRRRRGGGG! it's not EVEN Black Friday yet!!!!

Susan Pettit · 20 November 2015 - 18:24
· · Safari 9.0 on iPhone

Is USPS down right now 11/20 at 12:24pm. Has been down for hours?

Bob Denton · 20 November 2015 - 18:13
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Worse than Obama Care!

Terri Stewart · 20 November 2015 - 18:11
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

The click n ship site has gone down more than up in the past two days. What is going on with this??

Clinton Davis · 20 November 2015 - 18:04
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Cut and paste this link to print First Class and others through PayPal directly.
Great secret, but you can not do Padded or Regional postage. I hope this helps.

Jim gave a great workaround tip but you have to manually enter address- At least you can GET a label

John A Tuttle · 20 November 2015 - 17:45
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

Same thing... Worked great early this morning. Now it won't load my account address.

Anthony Keefer · 20 November 2015 - 17:38
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

My account didn't work last night. Called then worked this morning but stopped after 2 labels. Called again and the woman said she didn't here of a problem like this before so they said clear my cookies. I did that and its still not working right.

John Hludzinski · 20 November 2015 - 17:37
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

Hi my name is John and I am an...........holly crap, wrong forum! Damn Print and Ship not working. When will PayPal offer Padded envelopes.......when the USPS allows it. Government yet again behind on the times.
Cut and paste this link to print First Class and others through PayPal directly.
Great secret, but you can not do Padded or Regional postage. I hope this helps.

Clinton Davis · 20 November 2015 - 17:30
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Seems bogged down without allowing address population. Not a local issue guys. I am in Western Washington State

Susan Meeker-Lowry · 20 November 2015 - 17:26
· · Firefox 42.0 on Mac

Click & Ship not working. I got as far as paying, they took my money than return to USPS from Paypal didn't happen, label lost and can't get back in to my account. Please fix this!

Lee Herman · 20 November 2015 - 17:25
· · Chrome 47.0 on Mac

Site is up but print and ship isn't working. errors after filling out all the package details. third try still failing.

Janice Willson · 20 November 2015 - 17:18
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

I hope this isn't an omen for the upcoming holiday season :-( . I have to use the USPS site for padded priority mail because paypal doesn't offer it. GRRRR.

LaDonya DelaSierra · 20 November 2015 - 17:11
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Can yall please fix this!

Denise Nise Smigelsky Winkler · 20 November 2015 - 17:10
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

ok.... USPS... line 1309 in page source shows that the normal "autocomplete of date" is OFF, when it is normally ON..... FIX IT, PLEASE!

Terri Banks · 20 November 2015 - 17:10
· · Safari 8.0.6 on Mac

Click n Ship is not working - unexpected error occurs:(

Cindy Smith · 20 November 2015 - 17:09
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

Not working. Doesn't recognize my account information and will not allow shipping address. Darn. I love this site. Hope it gets fixed soon.

Steven Siegel · 20 November 2015 - 17:07
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

USPS print and ship not working. Gives me "an unexpected error has occurred" message when trying to print a label. It's Noon Eastern. Been this way since 10:00 AM.

Denise Nise Smigelsky Winkler · 20 November 2015 - 17:04
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

My luck.... it couldn't happen at a MORE inconvenient time, either... is down.... I cannot print a label...... Shipping Date won't enter. I sure hope they fix it ASAP!

Scott Harrison Rees · 20 November 2015 - 16:45
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

You are not alone in being unable to create a label. I can enter the address, but it doesn't allow me to enter the shipping from address and shipping date. Hmm....

Laura Meester · 20 November 2015 - 16:35
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

I am also unable to create a label. I enter the address, but it does not recognize that it has been entered.

Mercedes Tyson · 20 November 2015 - 16:17
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Is anyone else having problems with the Create a Label page? Or is it just my computer?

Sydria Wittenberg · 19 November 2015 - 21:29
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

AGAIN! I have a business to run, fix the problems or get it off!!!!

Mandy Levenberg · 19 November 2015 - 20:16
· · Safari 9.0.1 on Mac

Cannot make print and ship labels function work and I have a ton of work packages to ship. What the heck!??!?!

Katharine Catlin Kilpatrick · 17 November 2015 - 02:04
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

I can't get Shipping History to print so I can't reprint my damaged label...

Carrie Luhmann Pieniozek · 16 November 2015 - 18:32
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

Click N Ship page is white with a gray wheel spinning around, trying to load but it never does.

Hugh Gemmell · 16 November 2015 - 18:00
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Web site seems frozen all weekend

Brooke Edwards · 13 November 2015 - 18:32
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

So sick of this stupid website, but we're all in the same boat, we need it. It's a pain, but try using a different browser. I usually use Firefox, have been having problems the past couple of days, but I am getting it to work with Google Chrome at the moment. Worth a try..

Don Gould · 13 November 2015 - 17:53
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

Same crap 2 days and they can't this thing fixed? Must be the same Geeks that built the Oregon Affordable Care website

Kathleen McGuffin · 13 November 2015 - 10:34
· · Chrome 42.0 on Windows


Don Gould · 12 November 2015 - 21:33
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

Down in Oregon, I am able to print postage thru PayPal

Carol Tyler · 12 November 2015 - 19:02
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Print and ship is down in South Carolina!

Deborah Prust Adams · 12 November 2015 - 18:59
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Down just now in IA. Crikey, it's coming up on the holidays.

Tad Jennings · 12 November 2015 - 18:57
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

They are down here also WA State. I agree with the guy that states two days in a row, as yesterday was a Holiday. CRAZZYYY!!!!

Pamela Jeanne · 12 November 2015 - 18:53
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Print and Ship isn't working in CT "This service is currently unavailable"

TJ Lagune · 12 November 2015 - 18:47
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

Print and Ship doesn't work in Ohio: "This service is currently unavailable...." Frustrating.

Diana Douglass · 12 November 2015 - 18:35
· · Firefox 42.0 on Mac

Down in Tennessee. it says "This service is currently unavailable The service is temporarily unavailable
We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause" no matter if I refresh, use a different browser or computer

Tracie Vilimek · 12 November 2015 - 18:27
· · Chrome 42.0 on Windows

Not working here in Illinois, either. Seriously?????

Pete Franczyk · 12 November 2015 - 18:24
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Cant Print n ship...Not happy. USPS how about getting in the 21st century

Carrie Luhmann Pieniozek · 12 November 2015 - 18:17
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

Click N Ship: This service is currently unavailable. Of course it is. Two days in a row now not being able to ship (no mail yesterday).

Cayce Arnett · 10 November 2015 - 23:14
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Getting error before proceeding to billing info: We are sorry but an unexpected error has occurred during the checkout process. Please try again later.

Hazel Crews · 10 November 2015 - 22:49
· · Firefox 41.0 on Mac

I cannot check out. I keep getting a message that there is a problem.

Tracey Hirt · 10 November 2015 - 22:48
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

At the billing page, "We are sorry but an unexpected error has occurred during the checkout process. Please try again later."

Shaun Kennedy · 10 November 2015 - 22:48
· · Safari 9.0.1 on Mac

Had to use my backup plan..paypal shipping!!!

Rafael Nunez · 10 November 2015 - 22:31
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Guess what...tomorrow is Veteran's Day. Something always happens before a Holiday. I'm thinking maybe they do this to keep from getting too overwhelmed during a holiday period? USPS sucks.

Shelly Carithers · 10 November 2015 - 22:20
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

same problem as Mercedes Tyson. Can't pay for my labels! When I click 'Billing Information' all that comes up is "We are sorry but an unexpected error has occurred during the checkout process. Please try again later." I really hoped to avoid the line at the P.O. tonight!

Alex Schumacher · 10 November 2015 - 22:17
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

click and ship billing info throws a
"We are sorry but an unexpected error has occurred during the checkout process. Please try again later."
when proceeding to billing

Deirdra Tomasso · 10 November 2015 - 22:11
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Yes, it is definitely having issues. I need to get this OUT!

Dorothy Nelson · 10 November 2015 - 22:04
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Got it to do regular shipping but the next step billing is says"error"
Very frustrating!

Dorothy Nelson · 10 November 2015 - 21:58
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Click and ship will only let me do flat rate? What is wrong? I know they were doing some updates a couple of days ago. Is this me or is anyone else having trouble with it?

Byron Williams · 10 November 2015 - 21:54
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Click & Ship checkout is down... again..

Byron Williams · 10 November 2015 - 21:52
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

It's probably declining you with an Address Verification System (AVS) error. Double check your billing/shipping address is on file correctly with your bank and if you’re using any kind of VPN or Proxy service make sure to disable it before making the purchase. Good luck.

Dan Pitts · 5 November 2015 - 14:28
· · Safari 9.0.1 on Mac

can't complete billing - last two days.

Beth Kingston - Kingston Crafts · 4 November 2015 - 15:14
· · Chrome 45.0 on Mac

I can't either.

Susanne Oeren · 4 November 2015 - 11:12
· · Firefox 41.0 on Windows

can't complete transaction for click and ship.

Sherry Magnuson Klein · 22 October 2015 - 16:16
· · Firefox 41.0 on Windows

Shopping cart is complete but won't let me print labels! I have 500 packages to ship this week. This is getting old!!!

Brandi Murphy · 19 October 2015 - 21:29
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Click-n_Ship is not working. I can't vcomplete my labels, and I cannot prceed to the payments page. Annoying!

Faith Thomas · 19 October 2015 - 21:01
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Try first logging out, then view shipping history, then select the shipping cart icon in the upper right hand corner instead of payment info box.

Cayce Arnett · 19 October 2015 - 20:53
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Took more than 20 minutes to create 7 labels, which usually takes a few minutes, now it won't allow me to proceed to billing.

Anna Bevins · 19 October 2015 - 20:52
· · Firefox 41.0 on Windows

I'm trying to print online postage for our company, and it's continuing to time-out on just before the payment screen. It's been over an hour, and I've tried logging out several times without any luck! :( Is anyone else having issues with the payment screen for online postage and shipping today??? I'm not sure what else to do, as this is our only corporate account and payment ability?! Help!!!

Thomas Garrett · 19 October 2015 - 20:34
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

I'm trying to ship a Regional Box ... I do this alot and I am not a novice but the website won't move from page to page. Their Facebook page doesn't allow for contacting them there. Their telephone is a 40 (yes 40) minutes wait. You can't ship regional rate at the post office ... which is ridiculous anyway ... and the website won't move forward ... customer NO SERVICE!

Megan Marsh · 19 October 2015 - 01:53
· · Chrome 38.0 on Android

Tracking info for my registered international mail piece has disappeared when I check the USPS website it says USPS tracking is unavailable for this product for India what is going on?

Bruce Robinson · 16 October 2015 - 03:29
· · Firefox 41.0 on Windows

Cannot access on any browser on my Hughesnet internet, tried three computers no dice, also can't access on Android smartphone using ATT data. Managed to get in earlier and pay for a label but got booted before I could print it and now can't access it.

Ron Banks · 15 October 2015 - 18:29
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

I am not able to get in touch with the USPS about certified mail problem. My mail has not moved from the NTX Distribution Center for three days. Is any one else having this issue?

Judith Duzancorrwalshbagby · 14 October 2015 - 01:31
· · Firefox 41.0 on Windows

I am unable to schedule a package pick-up. I've been trying for about 4 hours. Called the tech support number, on hold for 1 hour 13 min. Tried a number the Post Office gave me, wait time for that over an hour. It's no wonder these people are going broke. What poor service.

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