Apple services including Maps, App Store and iCloud go DOWN in major global outage

APPLE is experiencing several outages, according to thousands of frustrated users.

Reports of problems are flooding in for Apple Maps, Apple Music and several of Apple's other apps and sites.


The outage is thought to be global with users experiencing issues in both the US and UK.

According to Downdetector, there's also issues with Apple TV, iTunes, iMessage, the App Store and Apple support.

Apple users say iCloud and Apple Find my iPhone have also been affected.

It's currently unclear what is causing the issues.

It could be a problem with Apple's severs or it could be an issue with the devices people are using to try and access the apps and sites.

We have reached out to Apple for comment.

Thousands of Apple users have reported experiencing issues.

Lots of people are complaining about Apple Maps being down on Twitter.

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One frustrated user tweeted: "I’m going to assume that the server for Apple Maps went down because I’m steady trying to put in the address for my next on-site and it’s saying that the server can’t be reached.

"So I guess I will use Waze to get there."

Another wrote: "Apparently iMessage is down cause nobody can send media.. apple? what’s going on".

One more person joked: "How does apple maps go down that is absolutely ridiculous. not more ridiculous than me not learning my way around town without gps but still RIDICULOUS!"

The outage is also sparking a whole host of memes as Apple users struggle to access anything.

Apple's System Status page isn't flagging any issues despite reports of problems continuing to rise.

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