If you’re trying and failing to access Santander’s online services today, it seems you are not alone. Thousands of users are complaining that online banking and the official app are offline and not working. The issues appear to have begun at around 10am and are still ongoing with the bank confirming that it is having technical issues with its online services.
Independent tracking website DownDetector, which monitors mentions across social media to track when web services are offline, is suggesting that thousands of customers are currently experiencing the outage. In fact, at the time of writing, there are some 2,000 complaints that users can’t access the site or check their accounts via the smartphone app.
Speaking on DownDetector’s forum page one Santander customer said: “I can’t get onto my online banking what’s going on?”
Whilst another added: “It’s so frustrating couldn’t get a car today.”
Many customers have also flocked to social media to vent their frustrations with one person tweeting, “Perfect that on the day of my car insurance renewal, Santander is down so I can’t pay for my insurance.”
Replying to customers, Santander said: “At this time our services are down. We are working hard to have these back up and running. Please do keep checking our website for any updates.”