Account & Billing

Checking for an Outage in Your Area

You can use the My Spectrum app or sign in to your Spectrum account online to check for a known outage.

To check for an outage using the My Spectrum app:

  1. Open the My Spectrum app.
  2. If requested, enter the Username and Password for your Spectrum account.
  3. Select the Equipment.
  4. Please wait while the app attempts to establish a connection with your equipment.
    • A green circle containing a check mark is displayed for each piece of equipment if you have power and there is no outage.
    • Yellow circles are displayed if the equiment cannot be reached.
    • If there is a known cable outage, a service interruption message is displayed when you return to the Dashboard.
  5. If the service interruption message is displayed, select Notify Me to receive an app alert or a phone call when your service is restored.
My Spectrum App Icon

Don’t have the My Spectrum app?

Download the My Spectrum app today to pay your bill, check your equipment, view your channel lineup and more.
Download on the App Store iTunes  |  Download on Google Play Google Play

To check for an outage online:

  1. Sign in to your online account.
  2. Under Account & Billing, select Check Service Status.
  3. The Check Service Status page opens, displaying a list of your equipment.
    • If there are any outages in your area, an alert such as the following is displayed near the top of the page: "A service disruption is your area has been detected and we are working diligently to resolve the issue."
    • If there are no outages no alert is displayed, and you can review the connection status of your equipment.
Article Number: 8299

Please rate this article

  • Not Helpful
  • Somewhat Helpful
  • Helpful
  • Very Helpful
  • Extremely Helpful
5 stars being extremely helpful

Still need help?

  • We read every feedback carefully but cannot respond to all of them. Please Contact Us if you would like a response.

Related Topics

Helpful Tools & Services