Epic game launcher failing to open / login

I was using UE4 the previous day while the launcher was open then i closed it and tried to re-open it later on it opened but i was failing to log in a n error code kept on poping up so i uninstalled it and reinstalled it and now it is saying “please wait while we update” and a red triangle appears below it . when i hover over it it says “we are currently experiencing connection issues” it has been like this since last night i even tried adding “-http=wininet” and nothing has worked please help with a fix

Hey redGamer3-

I’m sorry that you are having an issue with the Epic Games Launcher. In order for us to offer the best support, we have recently modified the process for how Epic Games can help troubleshoot your Launcher issue. Please visit http://help.epicgames.com/ for technical support, here you can find information and solutions for common issues, as well as a contact form if you still need additional assistance.