Error Messages on Wattpad

Error Messages on Wattpad

You may notice that sometimes, usually because of poor network connections or problems with our servers, you encounter a range of error messages while using Wattpad. This guide should help you better understand these error messages, as well as give you the steps to fix them.

 

Error Code Meaning What To Do
10

 

This error usually occurs when the app fails to download story data such as the title, author, description, and so on after trying a number of times. The most likely cause of this error is a poor network connection.

 

See Troubleshooting
400 - Bad Request

 

The request is not understood by the server. May be outage related.

 

Try action again later.
403 - Forbidden

 

This is likely due to Wattpad experiencing server stability problems.

 

Try action again later.
404 - File Not Found

 

This most commonly happens when the story or user you are searching for no longer exists, or has been deleted.

 

If you are unsure about this error, please send a ticket to Support.
500 - Internal Server Error

 

This is likely due to Wattpad experiencing server stability problems.

 

Try action again later.
501 - Not Implemented

 

This error occurs when our servers do not recognize your request.

 

See Troubleshooting
502 - Bad Gateway

 

This error occurs when there is an outage.

 

Try action again later.
503 - Service Unavailable

 

This error occurs when there is an outage.

 

Try action again later.
504 - Gateway Timeout

 

Occurs when the system takes too long to complete a specific action. May be outage related or due to poor connectivity.

 

Try action again later and notify Support.
603

 

This error occurs when Wattpad servers cannot be reached or are temporarily down. Most of the time, these issue are due to poor network connection.

 

See Troubleshooting
622

 

This error occurs when Wattpad servers cannot be reached or are temporarily down. Most of the time, these issue are due to poor network connection.

 

See Troubleshooting
995 - Network Timeout  

This error occurs when Wattpad servers cannot be reached. May also be due to a poor network connection.

 

Try action again later.
1000

This error occurs when there is an outage or partial outage affecting a part of the platform.

Try action again later and notify Support.

 

If you happen to come across any errors not listed above, please send a ticket into Support and let us know.

Make sure to write to us from the email that your account is linked to.

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