Barclays Bank has been hit yet again by online and mobile banking glitches.

Today (3 July), the bank reported the problem on Twitter saying it’s “aware of an issue with our online banking”.

In the tantrum-prone world of Twitter, users also spoke of problems with the app. One example is enough to preserve your sanity:

Some Twitter users had had enough of technology and wanted the human touch:

Updates as and when they happen.

It’s got previous

Back in February, Barclays had technical issues with cash machines, debit cards and phone banking. At that time, it advised customers to use other banks’ cash machines. The customers would probably have worked that out for themselves.

In 2016 Barclays’ business banking service,, decided it would also take time off during the three-day Bank Holiday weekend in the UK. The system suffered intermittent outages from 29 April until 3 May, and there were numerous complaints on Twitter from angry users.

  • John Powers 11 July, 2017 at 0954

    Its not uncommon to see outages during long weekends or Holiday time… as the no. of users increase… the load & stress on app increases making it unresponsive… peformance testing both stress & load prevents such situations….

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