Apple Outage Affecting iCloud, App Store For Some Users

The outage affected some users’ iCloud backup, mail and photos.


Apple’s iCloud cloud storage service and other services were suffering from an outage impacting some users across the globe Tuesday night, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.

There were 866 outages reported as of 8 p.m. ET., according to Downdetector.

Other Apple services were also suffering from an outage, including the Apple Store, the App Store and Apple support.

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The Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant’s own system status page showed an ongoing issue with iCloud backup, iCloud storage upgrades, iMessage, iCloud mail and photos. Some users are also unable to log in to their iCloud account. It’s unknown how widespread the issues are.

By Wednesday, many users were still having issues logging into and using their Apple ID.