Those trying to get directions using Apple Maps are receiving a message that reads, "Directions Not Available".
While most users reported problems with Apple Maps, it appears that other native Apple apps that rely on location services may be having problems as well.
Apple didn't say what caused the issue, which affected consumers globally.
Users began reporting earlier on Friday that they couldn't search locations in the app, or access its real-time navigation features.
The Down Detector Maps showed Apple Maps was down mostly in the US with little to no outages reported in the United Kingdom. "Route information is not available at this moment".
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Apple Maps has a reputation for being "broken", in the sense that it will send you to a place far from where you want to go.
Apple's System Status does show that there are issues with Maps-Routing and Navigation, and Maps-Search.
The issues were first noticed by the Apple news site MacRumors, before Apple's own website confirmed the outage starting at 8:48 AM PT.
Update, 2:07pm ET: Apple Maps is working normally again.
We can confirm Apple Maps is down in our area as well.