MacRumors reports that it had received number of reports from users stating that they have been unable to access their iCloud mail accounts. The numbers of users have reported not being able to access Mail starting at 9:30AM EDT yesterday or earlier, leaving them unable to send or receive messages on any device. Some people have said they’re able to intermittently access the service, while others have experienced a complete outage. At around 10AM, Apple posted a status update, saying that it was aware of the problem and working to fix it: “Users may be unable to access iCloud mail. Normal service will be restored ASAP. All other services are online and fully operational.” This follows another outage yesterday, which Apple reported as resolved. Apple’s status update indicates that only a small number of users are being affected by this latest outage, for those who are unable to access their mail the extended seven-hour downtime may be a significant inconvenience. Apple has provided no estimate of when affected users can expect iCloud mail services to return, noting only that they “will be restored ASAP”.
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