A large number of Apple services stopped working properly

A large number of Apple services stopped working properly on Thursday evening, according to Apple’s Services Support page.

The outages affected a wide range of services like the App Store, Photos, Apple TV, iCloud, Find My Friends, and the Mac App Store, with Apple’s status page noting that “service may be unavailable for some users.”

Some major services continued to function properly during the downtime. Siri, Apple Music, iMessage, Apple Pay, and iTunes were all listed as working normally.

You can see all of the initial outages as of 4:47 p.m. EST below:

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Some of the services are beginning to come back online as of 5:15 p.m. EST:

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