Apple Services Hit By Short-lived Outage

Apple’s support page has confirmed that some services were down on Monday.

Some of Apple’s services were down for three hours. However, Apple’s system status page confirmed that the services are back up and running.

The services affected include the App Store, iMessage, Maps, Apple Arcade, the iTunes store, podcasts, and Apple TV+. iCloud services were also affected including calendar and mail.

Online users reported the outage after they experienced issues with iMessage, iCloud, and more of the tech giant’s services starting around 1 p.m. ET.

Apple eventually acknowledged at least 11 outages on its systems support page as of 1:30 p.m. ET. This includes issues impacting its App Store, Apple Music, and iCloud services.

Thousands of user reports on the outage-detecting site Down Detector revolves around issues with iMessage and iCloud.

Apple has failed to disclose the cause of the outage on its system services page.

IT World Canada Staff
IT World Canada Staff
The online resource for Canadian Information Technology professionals.

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