Microsoft Office 365 services including Teams, Outlook recover for some users

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Some Microsoft Office 365 users reported a recovery of services including Teams and Outlook after an outage caused disruption globally on Wednesday.

“We’ve rolled back a network change that we believe is causing impact. We’re monitoring the service as the rollback takes effect,” the Washington-based tech giant said in a Tweet.

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Thousands of users from around the world reported issues with Microsoft services including Teams and Outlook, according to a surge in reports on early on Wednesday.

Data from outage tracking website showed more than 4,000 incidents in India and over a 1,000 in Japan with spikes in Australia, Britain and the United Arab Emirates. The reports are made in real time by users as the outage persists.

Many users took to Twitter to share updates on the outage, with ‘Teams’ and ‘Office365’ taking first and fifth place on the micro-blogging app under trending.

Microsoft Teams, used by more than 280 million people globally, forms an integral part of daily operations for businesses and schools, which use the service to make calls, schedule meetings and organize their workflow.

Among the other services affected were Microsoft Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, according to the company's status page.

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