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Snapchat down with failed to send

Many users have opened their Snapchat app to find it down with a failed to send error that is causing serious sending problems late on September 17 evening. It’s not clear why snaps won’t send, or why the messages and chat issues have taken place for so long.

Judging by the early feedback that we have seen on social media, this looks like it could be an issue affecting every single Snapchat user at the moment.

Take a look at some of the responses for yourself below to see evidence of this, so we’re assuming that the Snapchat team are already working on seeing why Snapchat is not working today as it should.


Many users are pointing out things like ‘Snapchat won’t let me send message’, or in some cases, ‘Snapchat won’t let me text, but will let me send Snaps’.

These are some of the common symptoms that we can see happening right now to many users within the hour.

Are you getting the constant message of ‘Can’t send message on Snapchat’ on your device right now in your area? Let us know your status at the moment and whether Snapchat texts keep failing or not to determine how serious this is.

We’ll let you know once we have an official update. The problems continue to hit thousands and there’s still no official response in regard to the Snapchat failed to send problem.


Update 2: It looks like the issue has been resolved after lasting a couple of hours. The official Twitter explained “some Snapchatters are experiencing issues” and that a fix was being worked on. If you still have issues with sending snaps, then leave a comment.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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