If you’ve been trying to use Microsoft’s Bing Chat Chatbot AI and couldn’t do it this morning, you’re not alone. Several users in the United States and Europe have reported that Bing Chat, and services that use the chatbot, are now experiencing connectivity issues.
both Creepy computer and Windows Central Report Bing Chat issues. In addition to the main Bing Chat services, the connectivity errors also affect users if they try to access the Bing Chat Enterprise spin-off.
The chatbot is also inaccessible in products like the SwiftKey mobile keyboard app, the Bing Chat sidebar in Microsoft’s Edge browser, and with Windows Insiders currently testing the upcoming Windows Copilot feature in Windows 11. DownDetector website Also see an increase in reports around Bing this morning.
Windows Central reports that the problems do not extend to using the outdated Bing search engine. They also don’t seem to affect the Bing Image Creator app and service.
This is the first time since Bing Chat first launched in February that there has been an extended period of issues with the chatbot. So far, Microsoft has yet to release any comments regarding this downtime. We’ll update this story when we get more information.