App Store and iTunes Store Unavailable for Some Users Amid Service Outage [Update: Fixed]

According to Apple's System Status page, the iTunes Store, the iOS App Store, and the Mac App Store are currently unavailable for some users, making it impossible to do things like purchase new apps and download app updates.

The System Status page indicates the outage has been ongoing since approximately 12:30 pm. Pacific Time, which corresponds to many reports on Twitter and other social networks about the downtime.

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Customers have been complaining about being unable to download apps and install app updates, with some complaints being attributed to the new iOS 10.2 update. The problem is an App Store problem rather than an issue with iOS 10.2, and should be resolved shortly.

Update: Apple's System Status page says the App Store, iTunes Store, and Mac App Store outage has ended and the services are functioning as normal.



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31 months ago
In the mean time my Apple Watch keeps telling me to breathe.......
Rating: 7 Votes
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31 months ago
Did anyone else notice that emojis are beautifully redesigned and an extra 100 emoji have been added?

It's important to focus on the very important things. Like pointless ****ing emojis instead of bugs and software development.
Rating: 3 Votes
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31 months ago
It just works.... Except when it doesn't.
Rating: 3 Votes
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31 months ago
it only affects users of the new macbook pro.

/s
Rating: 2 Votes
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31 months ago
They should probably distribute updates a bit more, rather than releasing 3 major updates all at the same time. Puts too much demand on their systems. That's likely what contributed to (but not necessarily caused) this outage.
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31 months ago
It's just one thing after another with Apple these days! o_O
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31 months ago

What makes you so special?!??!!?!!?!?

I've already said too much. Tim is at my house threatening jail time for mentioning the unmentionable.
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31 months ago
I love being on the special App Store server.
Rating: 1 Votes
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31 months ago
I haven't updated to the new 10.2 OS (still on 10.1.1) on my iPhone 6s+, and even I'm having problems, so it's not users of new products & it's definitely NOT related to the new OS.
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31 months ago

Actually no that's not true. I have an iPhone, iPad Peo and a iPad Mini and every since upgrading to IOS 10.2 this morning I cannot connect to ITunes or download any apps. Here is a post with many people having the exact same problem. https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/cannot-connect-to-itunes-store.2021252/ So it's not just users of the new MacBook Pro.

/s means sarcasm.
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