Apple messaging services iMessage and FaceTime had been not working for five-hour last night. This news was announced on the official website of the company. According to the information we received, iMessage service was unavailable for several hours on Tuesday night and Wednesday early morning. In addition to iMessage, problems have arisen with video chat FaceTime. During this period, iOS users were not able to send messages and make calls.
As outlined by Apple, iMessage has been down for more than one hour, and and there is no information when this not working problems gone. An unidentified amount of users have been suffering from an failure of Apple’s iMessage and FaceTime messaging services. Many are noticing delays, errors, and other problems. It is not the first time iMessage not working and the reason can be in iCloud.
iOS messages crashing problems are pretty common lately. Apple doesn’t seem to protect its programs well enough. At least some well-known hackers say they were affected by iMessage DDOS attack and as a result their iMessage app is not sending messages the way it is supposed to. Who has experienced the attacks? What does Apple do to help users who are facing this issue? Let’s take a look at what hackers say.
A few months after the release of iOS 5 many users discovered a serious bug in the iMessage application . Several users complained that their accounts remain active even after iOS restore. Screenshots of “mysterious” messages in iMessage were published in the net. These screenshots were made by iPhone user who just fixed his device in the nearest Apple Store.
Users of SMS application for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Mac known as iMessage experienced problems associated with the inability to send and receive data like text messages and pictures on iOS 6, 6.0.1 and 5.1.1. It was not for the first time, Apple messaging service suffered second crash in a week. According to media reports, iMessage was not working for several hours on Sunday, November 18. In addition to iMessage, problems with video chat Face Time were too.