Apple Music experiences outage for some users

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What you need to know

  • Apple Music experienced an outage for some users today.
  • Apple Music Radio, iTunes Match, and Radio were also down.
  • Apple says it has resolved all of the issues affecting each service.

A number of Apple services experienced outages today, mainly Apple Music.

Beginning on Thursday afternoon, Apple Music, Apple Music Radio, iTunes Match, and Radio began seeing either performance or connectivity issues. Some services experienced full outages.

According to Apple's System Status (opens in new tab) page, all of the services started experiencing issues at 2:42 PM EST. Apple says that, for each service, "Some users were affected. Users may have experienced intermittent issues with this service."

Thankfully, the company says it has resolved all of the issues. The System Status page now says that all of the problems affecting each service were resolved at 5:54 PM EST.

It is unclear what exactly caused the performance issues and outages.

Joe Wituschek

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.