Apple outage affecting music, maps, iTunes Store and more

by means of: Justin WalkerNexstar Media WireJeremy Tanner

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FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — Apple users may experience issues with multiple products Monday after the company reported widespread outage around 10:30 a.m. PST.

Affected products include Apple Music, the App Store, Apple Arcade, Apple Business Manager, Apple School Manager, Apple TV+, iTunes Store, Podcasts, Radio, and multiple iCloud services.

Apple’s status page shows 23 outages as of 11:19 p.m. PST Monday, more than an hour after the first reports of issues.

According to Downdetector, a website that tracks reports of online outages, users began reporting that the outage started at about 9:29 a.m. PST.

iCloud users reported outages with Mail, Calendar, and Contacts, among others. A number of iPhone users tweeted about problems with iMessage, but as of 11 a.m., Apple reported that it was functioning normally.

Apple warns users about a “slow or unavailable” service in many cases, but did not specify what was behind the problem.

Bloomberg reports that the outage affected Apple’s internal business and retail systems, briefly hampering product repairs and other services in Apple retail stores. as well as communication between company employees.

Apple did not immediately respond to Nexstar’s request for comment on the cause of the outage.

This is a story in development.

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