iCloud is down right now [Resolved]

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Update (August 16, 2022, at 5:30 PM EST): Apple says that it has resolved all of the issues affecting its iCloud and Photos services.

iCloud is having all kinds of issues right now.

On the Apple System Status website, the company has confirmed that a number of its iCloud services are currently experiencing issues. The full list of affected services is as follows:

  • iCloud Bookmarks & Tabs
  • iCloud Calendar
  • iCloud Contacts
  • iCloud Drive
  • iCloud Keychain
  • iCloud Mail
  • iCloud Storage Upgrades
  • iCloud Web Apps (iCloud.com)

In addition to all of the issues with iCloud, the company has also confirmed that its Photos service is also experiencing some problems.

With each service that is having problems, Apple says that the problem is the same: "This service may have been slow or unavailable."

The company has not provided a reason as to why exactly all of these services are having performance issues or when the problems will be resolved.

iCloud is just a part of a larger picture now

iCloud is certainly one of the services pillars for Apple, but it is just one of many now. As Apple explains in its recent ad for Apple One, the company offers a ton of services now. You can watch the ad below:

Apple One includes all of Apple's services rolled up into one subscription bundle. You can grab three tiers of the Apple One bundles, but the best one if Apple One Premier which includes everything in the Apple services world.

Update (August 16, 2022, at 5:30 PM EST): Apple says that it has resolved all of the issues affecting its iCloud and Photos services.

In an update on the System Status page, Apple has announced that it has resolved all of the problems affecting iCloud and Photos. The company says that the issues affecting both services started at 2:05 PM EST and were resolved at 4:41 PM EST.

So, if you were having issues with iCloud or Photos, you should be back in business!

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.