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Apple's App Store and iTunes Store Currently Experiencing Connectivity Issues

Apple's App Store and iTunes Store Currently Experiencing Connectivity Issues

Posted June 12, 2014 at 7:04pm by iClarified
It appears that Apple's App Store and iTunes Store are both currently experiencing connectivity issues. The issue seems to be persistent across iOS and Desktop machines as well as the Apple TV. Attempts to access different parts of the store will either throw a "Cannot connect to App Store" message or "The item you've requested is not currently available in the U.S. store."

This issue does seem to be isolated, so some users may not be experiencing connectivity problems. Most reports on Twitter seem to be focused around the Featured Section and Top Charts.

Trying to purchase some songs, books and movies also throws an error. Interestingly enough, the Apple System Status page reports no issues. Earlier today, some users had troubles downloading the Skype update, but users found deleting the app then downloading it resolved any issues.


Let us know if you are having problems in the comments section below! We'll let you know when things seem back to normal.

[via Jake]

Update: Services seem back up.

Apple's App Store and iTunes Store Currently Experiencing Connectivity Issues


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Patrick White
Patrick White - June 22, 2014 at 3:43pm
We are June 22 and Apple TV stills sends this error message daily : Connection to iTunes store impossible. I tried everything : restor, reinitialize, log out, etc Nothing happens. What can I do? Help! And tks!
Hey Joe
Hey Joe - June 18, 2014 at 12:23am
I'm having the exact same issue right now. Apple status page is all green lights too (figures...)
Captain Randy
Captain Randy - June 15, 2014 at 5:33pm
I had the problem when switching to a new user on AppleTV. It has since corrected itself.
Karen
Karen - June 14, 2014 at 1:15pm
When I try to make an in game purchase since yesterday,I'm told that my password cannot be retrieved or is invalid.
Hanco
Hanco - June 13, 2014 at 6:41pm
Doesn't work for me. UK iPhone in the US. Worked ok for 4 days then broke. I get the error message: cannot connect to the app store.
appstoreworkinghere
appstoreworkinghere - June 13, 2014 at 3:11am
Have you tried turning it off and on again?
JoeHo
JoeHo - June 12, 2014 at 9:03pm
maybe related to the DDOS attacks .. mine was working, then stopped working, now it's back. I was able to download the SKYPE 5 update
skat1243
skat1243 - June 12, 2014 at 8:56pm
Itunes and AppStore is not working at all in the Southern U.S. on Iphone 3gs.
gamerscul9870
gamerscul9870 - June 12, 2014 at 8:50pm
Funny. Mines working fine in U.S.!
Mike
Mike - June 12, 2014 at 8:35pm
Not working here in Sweden.
Haylscat
Haylscat - June 12, 2014 at 8:14pm
West Coast U.S. - having pretty much all of the problems mentioned. Won't download Twitter update, can't get into my iTunes Store Account from my Mac or from my Apple TV.
Krešimir
Krešimir - June 12, 2014 at 7:56pm
Croatian app store is affected, but some users have problems and some don't. I have test this on two devices with two apple ID.
Brian
Brian - June 12, 2014 at 7:34pm
I had it tell that when sending fax with Scanner Pro, but then went through no problem
Sizzler59
Sizzler59 - June 12, 2014 at 7:26pm
Says the item is no longer available when I try to update Skype. Though App Store tells me there's an update.
Loro
Loro - June 12, 2014 at 7:25pm
Cannot connect to Apple ID and then after awhile I got a error.
Mr No
Mr No - June 12, 2014 at 7:21pm
Croatian store is not affected. Jet :-)
AppleGuy299
AppleGuy299 - June 12, 2014 at 7:17pm
I just redeemed my iTunes card and then the error came up. Just hope I can buy my music soon!
Ibrahim
Ibrahim - June 12, 2014 at 7:14pm
اغنية حبيبي برشلونة
Harry James
Harry James - June 12, 2014 at 7:12pm
Yeah I had the same problem in updating Skype but I fixed it
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m[o]_[0]m - June 12, 2014 at 7:07pm
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