Having trouble with iCloud Private Relay? You're not alone

What you need to know

  • iCloud Private Relay is experiencing an ongoing outage.
  • The outage started at 2:40 PM EST today.
  • Users who have been taking advantage of the feature may not be able to use it at all.

Apple's VPN-like feature is down.

Are you having issues using iCloud Private Relay? You are not alone.

A number of users have reported issues with the feature and Apple has confirmed that iCloud Private Relay is experiencing an outage. The company says that the outage started at 2:40 PM EST earlier today and is still ongoing.

Apple has not said exactly what the issue is or when it expects the problem to be resolved.

iCloud Private Relay is one of the new privacy features that is available to Mac, iPad, and iPhone users with iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey. The VPN-like feature processes web traffic through two separate proxy servers, bringing a little more privacy to your internet browsing.

We will update this article once Apple provides an update on the outage.

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