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On Tuesday afternoon, we began hearing from readers reporting an outage in their iMessage and FaceTime services. We can now confirm that a widespread but unknown number of users are
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    Default iMessage, FaceTime Service Down for Unknown Number of Users


    On Tuesday afternoon, we began hearing from readers reporting an outage in their iMessage and FaceTime services.

    We can now confirm that a widespread but unknown number of users are experiencing similar issues at this hour. For now, Apple has only confirmed that something is amiss on its its iCloud System Status page, but specific details are lacking.

    Those reporting issues say that the iMessage and/or FaceTime service cannot send messages or place video calls.

    Understandably, without a firm diagnosis of the underlying problem, there is no estimate in place with regard to when the services may begin functioning normally.

    The last outage of this magnitude came with the introduction of the OS X 10.8.3 maintenance update. Hopefully, Apple will respond as quickly to this issue as it has to others in the recent past.

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    Well heres a confirmed one

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    Same here it's asking for my iTunes Password over and over again
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    At least now I know I'm not the only one and I can stop rebooting my phones. Lol

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    Me too ;(

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    Nothing wrong with mine. Just sent an iMessage to my wife's iPhone using my iPad.

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    Same here asked me for my apple id. It's working now though.

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    Mine just doesn't switch over to iMessage :/

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    Had to send in my iPhone last wens because of sleep/wake issues .. To my surprise I got a mint replacement back on 6.1.2 couldn't be happier .. Went to use FaceTime and imessage with no such luck so I asked my friend and he had the same issue .. Came here saw this and ya

    Long story short me too.

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    Looks like Verizon

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    Same here, I'm on Tmobile.

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    It's every carrier . I'm Rogers

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    Done on AT&T in Georgia

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    Here on LI, NY with the problem, on VZW.

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    out on Bell

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    Same here with no iMessage in Chicago on ST AT&T

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    It's really screwed up just received a text from an unknown area code that's on the send side as if I sent it. Also just received one from my phone number that just said hi. Wtf!?

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    Mine just wont send pics to other iphones and when i turn off imessage it works fine... on my at&t iphone 4s & Cricket iPhone 5 Same Thing

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    Do anyone know if its only jail broken phones? I'm getting my daughters text messages from her friends. When I send a text to her phone it sends it back to my phone

    Quote Originally Posted by Werty12 View Post
    Do anyone know if its only jail broken phones? I'm getting my daughters text messages from her friends. When I send a text to her phone it sends it back to my phone
    My wife's phone isn't jb and works fine. Maybe apple figured out how to get us jailbreakers.
    Last edited by Werty12; 04-09-2013 at 05:13 PM.

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    It's not just jailbreakers. In fact my jb i5 is the only working consistently of the 3 in the room and its the only one jailbroken. 2 at&fail(including my device,) 1 Verizon.

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