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Apple website DOWN? Users face trouble; Here is what happened

Several users have complained about facing issues in accessing Apple's Official Website. Here is what they say.

| Updated on: Sep 16 2022, 12:46 IST
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1/7 Apple has launched four models in the iPhone 14 series – iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro and the iPhone 14 Pro Max. While the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro and the iPhone 14 Pro Max have the same form factor as their counterparts from last year, the iPhone 14 Plus has been launched as a replacement for last year’s iPhone 13 Mini. (Apple)
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2/7 The iPhone 14 Pro and the iPhone 14 Pro Max have been launched with an all-new notch design with what Apple calls “Dynamic Island”. It is a pill-shaped notch instead of the traditional notch. Apple has changed the UI in iOS 16 to take advantage of this new notch. (Apple)
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3/7 Apple has launched an all-new satellite messaging service for the iPhone 14 series. It will allow users to send messages via satellite even when there is no cell reception in remote areas. Apple calls it “emergency SOS via satellite feature”. (Apple)
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4/7 The pricing for the iPhone 14 has been kept the same as last year. The iPhone 14 is priced at $799 while the iPhone 14 Plus is priced at $899. The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max have been priced at $999 and $1,099 respectively. Apple will start the pre-orders for the iPhone 14 starting September 9. It will be available in stores starting September 16. (Apple)
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5/7 Apple has also launched an ultra-Apple Watch for adventure enthusiasts who love the outdoors. The Apple Watch Ultra has a built-in compass in its dial and a dedicated Oceanic app for scuba diving enthusiasts. Apple claims nearly 60 hours of battery life in the Apple Watch Ultra. It is priced at a hefty $799. (Apple)
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6/7 Apple has also launched the Apple Watch Series 8 which further improves on last year’s Series 7. Apple claims the watch is swim proof, dust proof and crack resistant. The Series 8 watch also has a crash detection feature to alert emergency services in case of an accident via G-force tracking. It has been priced at $399. Apple has also launched its trimmed down version, the Apple Watch SE priced at $249. All watches will be available starting September 16. (Apple)
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7/7 The tech giant has also launched the second iteration of its Airpods Pro, the Airpods Pro 2 offering personalized spatial audio and a new H2 chip and offering nearly double the amount of Active Noise Cancellation compared to the first gen Airpods Pro. Airpods Pro 2 have been priced at $249 with pre-orders beginning September 9 and store availability from September 23. (Apple)
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Apple official website down for several users. (AFP)

Apple's official website was down on September 15 due to some technical issues, causing trouble in accessing the official website of the company. The issue was being experienced by some users all around the world. Some users complained that though they were able to access the website but certain images were not loading, while others reported seeing '403 forbidden errors.' Apple has not yet released any statement on the matter yet. However, as the website was down, people were also facing difficulty in placing orders for the recently launched iPhone 14 Series. It can be noted that Apple's website and App Store are currently working fine.

Several users took to Twitter to inform about the outage. "The Apple website is going 403, and the Apple UK site is 404. This is where they announce that the iPhone 14 announcement wasn't complete and that it actually includes USB-C and 100W fast charge /s," one of the Twitter user tweeted. Here are some of the tweets informing about the issue:

1. "Something seems to be different with Apple here this evening."

2. "Hey @Apple, 404's are no bueno."

3. "I didn't know (or didn't remember) this. Found on Stackexchange. Of course the Apple Knowledge Base article it links to is now 404…"

4. " is throwing a 404 error. Looks like Apple wants to keep the features hidden?"

It can be noted that the higher variants of iPhone 14 series, which include the iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max along with iPhone 14, will be available for purchase from today, September 16. Earlier the phones were available for pre-order. Apple launched iPhone 14 series on Wednesday, September 7 along with Apple Watch Series 8, Watch Ultra, Watch SE, and AirPods Pro 2. Apple also released iOS 16 on September 12.

If you want to buy any of the iPhone 14 models, you can know that the iPhone 14 comes with a price tag of Rs. 79,900, iPhone 14 Plus is priced at Rs. 89,900. While the higher variants that is iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are priced at Rs. 1,29,900 and Rs. 1,39,900, respectively.

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First Published Date: 16 Sep, 12:46 IST