How Do I Check If There's a Verizon Wireless Internet or Cell Service Outage?

Keep reading to find out how you can confirm if Verizon Wireless is experiencing an internet or cell service outage.

Verizon Wireless is a subsidiary of parent corporation Verizon Communications. The Verizon Wireless organization offers wireless internet and mobile services to its customers. The organization was founded in 2000 and maintains headquarters in the state of New Jersey. Currently, the company has more than 118 million subscribers. If you're a Verizon Wireless customer, keep reading to learn how to check for a Verizon internet or cell service outage.

Check for an Outage Online

  1. Go to

  2. In the top right corner, select 'Sign In.'

  3. Log in to your account with your User ID and password.

  4. If there's a known service outage in your area, it will display on your account after you've signed in. When there's a service outage, Verizon provides you with a ticket number and an estimate on how long it will be until the outage is fixed.

Call Into Verizon Wireless' Customer Service Support

If you aren't seeing a report of a service outage in your area, you can call into the Verizon Wireless customer support line. Provide the customer service representative with your address or zip code and ask if there have been any reports of outages in your area. Additionally, explain if you're experiencing the outage for the Internet, mobile, or both. The customer service agent should give you some information on your next steps.

Contact Verizon Wireless' Customer Service Support Via Live Chat

If you can't call into Verizon Wireless' customer support (for example, if your phone isn't working), you can contact the team via the live chat function. Provide as many details as possible including your area and the impacted devices or services. Ask the agent what to do next and how long it will take to have the issue resolved.

Check Verizon Wireless' Twitter Page

Many companies update outages on their social media pages. Or, affected customers tend to send public messages to companies on social media when they are experiencing service outages. Go to the Verizon Wireless Twitter page and scroll their feed to see if anyone is discussing an outage in your area.

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