Apple acknowledged the issue yesterday, April 25, at 3:15 pm E.S.T and confirmed that the problem was fixed a couple of hours later at 7:11 pm. You can try to pay your bill as things seem to have been sorted out. Apple’s Service Status page confirms that Apple Pay functions normally. It does confirm that yesterday’s problem was resolved.
The same Service Status page currently confirms that all 56 Apple services are up and running normally. Whenever you have problems using an online service provided by Apple, you can check this page to see if there is any ongoing outage!
Full List Of All Apple Services Available
The 56 Apple online services are: App Store, Game Center, iWork for iCloud, Apple Arcade, Global Service Exchange, Mac App Store, Apple Books, iCloud Account & Sign In, macOS Software Update, Apple Business Manager, iCloud Backup, Mail Drop, Apple ID, iCloud Bookmarks & Tabs, Maps Display, Apple Music, iCloud Calendar, Maps Routing & Navigation, Apple Music Subscriptions, iCloud Contacts, Maps Search, Apple Online Store, iCloud Drive, Maps Traffic, Apple Pay, iCloud Keychain, News, Apple School Manager, iCloud Mail, Photos, Apple TV Channels, iCloud Notes, Radio, Apple TV+, iCloud Reminders, Schoolwork, AppleCare in iOS, iCloud Storage Upgrades, Screen Time, Beats 1, iCloud Web Apps (iCloud.com), Sign in with Apple, Device Enrollment Program, iMessage, Siri, Dictation, iOS Device Activation, Spotlight suggestions, Documents in the Cloud, iTunes Match, Volume Purchase Program, FaceTime, iTunes Store, Walkie-Talkie.
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