Apple's Services Suffering Another Outage as iCloud Sign-In and iTunes Store Go Down
Users of Apple's online services may be experiencing yet another outage today, with the company's system status page showing issues with both iCloud account sign-in and the iTunes Store over the past several hours. Apple's status page does not reveal the percentage of users experiencing issues, noting only that "some" users are affected, but we have received a number of reports about the services being down.
Outages of Apple's services have been relatively common occurrences, with occasional iMessage outages being among the most noticeable for users.
Update: Apple has now expanded its outage list to include Apple ID and Game Center, although it indicates that iTunes Store issues have been resolved.
Update 2: As of 10:30 AM Pacific Time, Apple indicates that the last of the outages have been resolved.
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Top Rated Comments
Must be some secret. They've been working on it for at least 10 years.
icloud isn't much of an improvement
You'd think with over $100 billion in the bank they could afford to hire someone who knows how to run an online service.
iTunes is a big steaming pile of crap
But Apple's services do not occasionally suffer problems, they regularly suffer problems. That's why people get annoyed.
You must be old enough to know what redundancy means?
Half of you wouldn't even have known about it until you read it on here and even less will be affected. All working fine on my devices.
Take a chill-pill folks or even better, get a life...
Seems like plain old incompetence to me. This is a regular occurrence so clearly something is not right.