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Is Apple Down? App Store, Apple Music and More Reported Problems

On Tuesday morning, people reported problems with various services from Apple including the streaming service Apple Music and the App Store. While many people reported issues accessing Apple’s services, most of the applications that were experiencing issues are seemingly back online.According to the Down Detector, people reported issues with a variety of Apple services on…

On Tuesday morning, people reported problems with various services from Apple including the streaming service Apple Music and the App Store. While many people reported issues accessing Apple’s services, most of the applications that were experiencing issues are seemingly back online.

According to the Down Detector, people reported issues with a variety of Apple services on Tuesday. The most problems were seemingly reported with the App Store, Apple Music, and Apple’s website. Some other services had less reports of problems including Apple TV.

Apple Music had the most issues reported with a peak of 2,068 at 11:13 a.m. EST. Most of the issues with the streaming service were with getting music to play. At least 92 percent of users reported issues with music streaming to Down Detector. On the outage map, the areas with the most outages were in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, along with some in Europe.

Although there have been significantly less outages reported in the App Store, the Down Detector still received enough reports for it to report that there were possible problems. At 11:15 a.m. the most reports about issues arose with 192 people reporting problems. The most people reported “server connection” issues with 59 percent reporting the issues. The outage map found most issues in New York and parts of Europe with a few other reports coming in in other areas like Los Angeles, Chicago and Houston.

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There were even less reports about issues with the Apple Store and Apple TV, with each receiving 44 and 60 reports at the peak of the problems, respectively. The majority of the problems reported with each were that the servers were down. Although most reported server connection issues, 40 percent of people reported issues checking out while on the Apple Store website and 25 percent of people reported issues downloading apps from Apple TV. Nine percent of people also reported issues logging into Apple TV.

Website Mac Rumors also reported the issues, but said that they had since been resolved.

Some people on Twitter did share photos of the error messages they received on Apple Music and TV. Some people did share that their streaming services had returned after being out for a few hours. Algo Bot reported that issues were resolved.

Yay! Apple music is back after being down for like 3 hours! So glad to be listening to music again! 😍 🎶

— Jonathan Currinn (@CriticJonni) September 22, 2020

Apple resolves issues with several services, including App Store, Apple Music$AAPL

— ░Λlgo Bot (@sbwcws) September 22, 2020

As of 1:03 p.m. EST, Apple’s System Status page online reported that most of the issues were indeed resolved. If you’re still experiencing trouble with Apple Services, you can reach out to a professional for help by contacting Apple Support through the company’s website.

A contact for Apple’s Media Help line did not respond to Newsweek’s emailed request for comment in time for publication.

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