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Paytm outage: Paytm briefly goes down for many users, app and website affected

Paytm was not working for many users earlier today on August 5, with users being suddenly logged out during transactions and unable to log back in.

paytm, paytm down, paytm outage,A number of users were reporting problems with Paytm payments across India earlier today. (Image Source: Reuters)

Indian payment platform Paytm briefly went down earlier today for many users. Affected users reported not being able to log in to the Paytm app and website, and were left unable to make payments. Users trying to make payments were automatically logged out and were left unable to log back in. Paytm has now fixed the issue, and users can easily log in again using their credentials.

Indianexpress.com had confirmed Paytm transactions were down and were instead taking users straight to the login screen, where entering credentials again didn’t help. Instead,users were met with a ‘Something went wrong, please try again after some time’ error. A number of Paytm users also took to Twitter to complain about the issue.

Paytm transactions were affected during the outgae. (Express Photo)

Outage detection website DownDetector also confirmed that users across the country were facing issues with Paytm. Affected areas included major cities like Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru, among others.

Downdetector is reporting a sudden spike in the number of users facing issues with Paytm. (Image Source: DownDetector)

Paytm soon officially confirmed that there is was a ‘Network error’ with the app via a tweet, and stated that the team was working on fixing the issue. Check out the tweet below.


The network error has now been resolved for the Paytm app and users can log in to the service and make tranactions or use Paytm’s other features normally.

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First published on: 05-08-2022 at 09:49:30 am
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