“A number of AppleInsider readers reported on Sunday that they could not send or receive iMessages from their iPhones and iPads, a problem that is becoming more common since the company’s newest iOS 6 was released in September,” AppleInsider reports.

“According to Apple’s iCloud system status webpage, ‘some’ users unable to use iMessage or place FaceTime calls, with the error coming less than two days after an issue appeared with iCloud storage upgrade payment transactions,” AppleInsider reports. “All services have been restored as of 4:41 PST [Sunday, November 18, 2012].”

AppleInsider reports, “Sunday’s downtime marks the fourth such outage in the past three months, with one incident in September and two in October affecting users of iMessage on both iOS and OS X clients. At the time, messages sent through Apple’s proprietary service were pushed through as SMS texts.

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MacDailyNews Note: Apple’s Apple’s iCloud system status webpage is here.