iMessage, iCloud, and more Apple services are experiencing issues

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What you need to know

  • Apple is currently experiencing issues with a number of its services.
  • iCloud Mail, iMessage, Photos, and more are currently having problems.
  • It's currently unclear what the issue is or when it will be fixed.

Apple is currently experiencing performance issues with a number of its services.

As reported on the company's System Status Apple is currently having issues with the following services:

  • Game Center
  • iCloud Backup
  • iCloud Mail
  • iCloud Storage Upgrades
  • iCloud Web Apps (
  • iMessage
  • Photos

According to Apple, the issues with all of the affected services began at 6:15 PM EST. The company says that some users may be affected and that they may be unable to access or use the service while the problem persists.

Apple has not said exactly what might be the cause of the issue or when they anticipate it to be resolved.

We'll keep this post updated as the company releases updates on the problems and when they announce that they have been fixed.

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.