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General iOS Mail Feature

iCloud Mail Currently Down for Some Users [Update: Fixed]

Tuesday November 1, 2022 9:03 pm PDT by
iCloud Mail has been experiencing an issue over the past few hours and is currently down for some users, according to Apple's system status page. There have been a number of reports on Twitter and from MacRumors readers over the past few hours, although the volume of reports doesn't seem terribly high, so the issue may be affecting only a relatively small percentage of users. User ...
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Some iPhone Users Experiencing Issues With Apple Card Payments [Resolved]

Monday January 31, 2022 5:58 am PST by
If you have been experiencing issues with paying off your Apple Card today, you are not alone, as complaints are starting to mount online. As noted by Aaron Zollo, host of the YouTube channel ZolloTech, some users attempting to make a payment towards their Apple Card are receiving an "Account Services Unavailable" error that says "Apple Pay services are currently unavailable." It looks ...
General iOS Mail Feature

Apple Says iCloud Mail is Currently Down for Some Users [Resolved]

Monday July 12, 2021 8:13 am PDT by
iCloud Mail is experiencing an issue and is currently down for some users, according to Apple's system status page. The outage was noted by author Dan Moren and is also impacting one of our MacRumors editors. Affected users may be unable to access their iCloud inbox, send or receive emails, or complete other tasks through the Mail app across Apple devices and the web. Update: Apple's...
Podcasts Bugged Feature

Apple Investigating 'Problem' With Podcasts App That Began April 29 [Now Resolved]

Monday May 3, 2021 12:30 pm PDT by
Apple's Podcasts platform is experiencing an "outage" for some users, according to the company's system status page. "Users are experiencing a problem with this service," wrote Apple. "We are investigating and will update the status as more information becomes available." Apple says the undisclosed problem began on April 29. Only some users are affected by the outage, according to Apple. ...
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Apple Music, App Store, Apple TV+ and Other Services Are Currently Down [Update: Resolved]

Tuesday September 22, 2020 9:16 am PDT by
Apple's system status page indicates that a handful of its services are currently down or experiencing issues, including Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple TV Channels, the App Store, the Mac App Store, the iTunes Store, and more. The multi-service outage appears to be quite widespread and affects users on multiple devices, including the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV. However, not all users are ...
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Apple Says iCloud and iMessage Experiencing Slowness

Thursday March 5, 2020 8:33 am PST by
Some users may experience delays or slowness when using various iCloud services or sending messages using iMessage, according to Apple's system status page. The issues began within the last few hours. We'll update this post once Apple indicates the issues have been fully...
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Apple Music, App Store, iCloud,, and Other Services Experiencing Issues [Resolved]

Wednesday October 16, 2019 11:34 am PDT by
While not yet reflected on Apple's system status page, a number of Apple services are currently experiencing downtime or slow performance, including the App Store, Apple Music, iCloud, and the iTunes Store. Apple's website is also experiencing some issues, including its developer portal being unavailable right now. The issues span multiple countries and extend to Apple's Mail and TV apps....
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Apple Music, App Store, and Mac App Store Suffering Limited Outages Following iOS 13 and macOS Catalina Betas [Resolved]

Tuesday June 4, 2019 7:29 am PDT by
Apple Music, the App Store, and the Mac App Store are experiencing outages affecting "some users," according to Apple's system status page, one day after Apple seeded the first betas of iOS 13 and macOS Catalina to developers. Apple says some users are "experiencing a problem" with each service. The company is investigating and will update the statuses of each service as more information...

Apple Says Some iCloud Services Experiencing Slowness [Resolved]

Tuesday May 14, 2019 9:50 am PDT by
Apple has updated its System Status page to reflect ongoing performance issues with a handful of iCloud services. Apple says some users "may be experiencing slower than normal performance" when using the iCloud Drive, Notes, or Photos apps, while some users "may be experiencing a problem" with ‌iCloud‌ storage upgrades. The issues began around 6 a.m. Pacific Time, according to Apple. We'll...
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Apple Confirms Some Users Currently Unable to Access the App Store, Apple Music, and iTunes [Updated]

Friday February 1, 2019 6:58 am PST by
We're seeing an increasing number of reports across Reddit and Twitter from iOS 11 users who have been unable to access Apple services such as the App Store, Apple Music, and iTunes since as early as Thursday morning. Apple's system status page does not yet reflect any issues with any of its services beyond Group FaceTime being temporarily unavailable. The underlying cause is unclear....
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PSA: Apple Maps Has Been Down Several Hours, Directions and Search Not Working [Update: Resolved]

Friday June 15, 2018 7:57 am PDT by
If you are attempting to navigate with Apple Maps right now, you may be unable to do so, as the service appears to be experiencing downtime. "Directions Not Available," the app says, when attempting to search for or navigate to destinations. "Route information is not available at this moment." The issue appears to be widespread, with many users reporting that Apple Maps is down across...
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Apple Says App Store, iTunes, and Some Other Services Experiencing 'Intermittent Issues' [Resolved]

Friday October 6, 2017 6:42 am PDT by
Apple has updated its System Status page to indicate that some users may be experiencing "intermittent issues" with the App Store, iTunes, Apple Music, and select other services in the United States and other countries. The issues began shortly before 11 a.m. Pacific Time on Thursday, according to Apple. During this time, some iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV users may be unable to access the ...

Apple's iCloud Backup Service Experiencing Outage

Wednesday June 28, 2017 4:04 pm PDT by
According to Apple's System Status website and multiple reports sent in by MacRumors readers, Apple's iCloud Backup service is unavailable for some users. Apple's site says iCloud backup is down for "less than 1 percent of users," but those affected have been unable to restore from an iCloud backup since yesterday. Customers impacted by the iCloud outage who attempt to restore an iOS device...
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Apple Online Store Going Down for 'Maintenance' Tomorrow Morning Ahead of Rumored Product Updates

Monday March 20, 2017 9:42 am PDT by
Apple has updated its System Status page to indicate that its online store will be "updated and unavailable" due to "maintenance" tomorrow, Tuesday, March 21, between 3:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The timing of the downtime is notable given that Apple is rumored to launch new products as early as this week. Moreover, Apple commonly issues press releases at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time,...
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App Stores Experiencing Issues on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV [Resolved]

Wednesday August 31, 2016 7:41 am PDT by
Apple has updated its System Status page to reflect ongoing issues with all store services, including the App Store on iOS devices, Mac App Store, tvOS App Store on Apple TV, and app-related Volume Purchase Program for business customers. Apple notes that some users may be unable to access the aforementioned stores or services or make purchases in the United States, Canada, and other...
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App Store Experiencing Widespread Search Issues [Updated]

Thursday May 5, 2016 5:38 am PDT by
A significant number of users on Reddit and Twitter, corroborated by multiple tips we have received, are affected by an ongoing App Store issue preventing a number of popular iOS apps from showing up in search results unless already installed, including Google, Periscope, Spotify, Tidal, Tumblr, Uber, Vine, Waze, and many others. The search issues appear to be widespread, affecting iPhone,...
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App Store and iTunes Experiencing Issues for Many Users Worldwide

Thursday February 4, 2016 7:54 am PST by
Apple has updated its System Status page to reflect that many users may be unable to access, purchase, or update apps on the App Store on iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Multiple other iCloud services are or were also experiencing downtime, including the iTunes Store, iBooks Store, iCloud Drive, and iWork for iCloud. The issues began shortly before 7:00 a.m. Pacific and appear to be widespread,...
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Multiple Apple Services Experiencing Widespread Outage [Updated]

Tuesday November 17, 2015 7:57 pm PST by
Apple has updated its system status page to reflect widespread issues affecting multiple Apple products and services since approximately 7:30 PM Pacific, including the App Store, Apple TV, iBooks Store, iTunes Match, iTunes Store, Mac App Store and Radio. Many users are also unable to fully access or use the Apple website, Apple Online Store, Apple ID, Apple Music, FaceTime, iCloud,...
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iCloud, Mail, Photos and Other Apple Services Experiencing Issues [Updated]

Thursday May 21, 2015 5:31 am PDT by
Apple has updated its system status page to reflect ongoing issues with eleven iCloud-related services: Back to My Mac, Documents in the Cloud, iCloud Account & Sign In, iCloud Backup, iCloud Drive, iCloud Keychain, iCloud Mail, iMovie Theater, iWork for iCloud Beta, Photos and Find My iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac. The services have been affected since around 12 AM Pacific. iCloud is ...
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TestFlight Experiencing Extended Downtime for Many Developers

Thursday May 7, 2015 7:29 am PDT by
It has not been a good week for Apple's developer services. Less than a day after iTunes Connect experienced a lengthy outage that lasted several hours, TestFlight is now unavailable for many developers. The beta testing service for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch apps has been returning a "currently unavailable" message since as early as Wednesday afternoon around 6:00 PM Pacific. Because hardly ...