Apple Mail users seeing sporadic problems, worldwide

An unknown number of Apple Mail users are experiencing assorted issues with the service, including failure to send or sync across iCloud.

Beginning early to mid-morning Eastern Time, increasing numbers of users are reporting iCloud problems preventing them accessing Mail. As of 11:20 AM ET, Apple’s system status page has not been updated to reflect the issues, however the crowd-sourced Down Detector site shows the issue is currently entering its fourth hour.Symptoms of the problem appear to be varying, but a repeated one is related to connections timing out. That suggests that the issue is with Apple’s iCloud servers, which may be backed up by how other users are reporting Calendar syncing issues.

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