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Apple Music, Apple Arcade, App Store and more experiencing outages

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What you need to know

  • A number of Apple's services are currently experiencing outages.
  • Services affected include Apple Music, Apple Arcade, Apple Books, and more.
  • It is unclear why the services are down and also when they will be back up.

A number of Apple services are currently experiencing performance issues and outages. Beginning on Tuesday evening, Apple Music, Apple Arcade, iCloud Mail, and more began seeing either performance or connectivity issues. Some services have experienced full outages.

The current list of services experiencing issues are as follows:

  • Apple Music
  • Apple Arcade
  • Apple Books
  • Apple Business Manager
  • Apple TV Channels
  • Apple TV+
  • Find My
  • Game Center
  • iCloud
  • iTunes U
  • Mac App Store
  • Photos
  • App Store
  • Schoolwork

It is unclear what is causing the performance issues and outages, but it appears that some issues are already resolved across the services. Apple is keeping all statuses up to date on their Apple Supprt System Status page (opens in new tab).

It is also unclear when Apple will restore all of its services to full operating power. Keep up to date with the System Status (opens in new tab) site to see if a service you are experiencing problems with is listed, as well as to see when Apple restores it.

Joe Wituschek
Contributor

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.