Are there any bugs in the App Store right now?

Yes.

d'oh!
Apple App Store bug records
Sep 19, 2019 — Today
Sep 19, 2019 — Today
[Active] App Store Search impressions are attributed as Browse
Part of App Store Search impressions is wrongly attributed as Browse after the iOS 13 update.
Downloads have correct attribution, so you can see 1000 impressions and 1200 installs, which leads to 120% conversion rate for the Search channel. Because another 1000 of impressions were attributed as Browse.
June, 2019 — Today
June, 2019 — Today
[Active] App/Web Referrer traffic is attributed as App Store Browse
Part of your paid traffic (app or web refferrer) can be shown as App Store Browse.
May 16, 2019 — Today
CRITICAL
May 16, 2019 — Today
CRITICAL
[Active] The last word in subtitles of exactly
30 symbols is not indexing
UPD: It seems that you have to update the app with the 30-symbol subtitle to make it index again. Or not. There is a random chance of being indexing again.

Another day — another bug in the App Store. Words at the end of Subtitle stopped indexing. If you have 30 symbols in your Subtitle — the last word won't index in the App Store and you lose all positions for the search terms with this word.

So if you have 29 symbols in your Subtitle — it works fine. But if you have 30 — you won't rank for the last word.

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Nov 05, 2019
Nov 05, 2019
November App Analyics data is missing
App Analytics in App Store Connect does not show data starting from Nov 01. October 31 is the last date available for selection.
Oct 29 — Oct 31, 2019
Oct 29 — Oct 31, 2019
Suggestions are gone crazy
App Store suggestions popularity index is broken, and suggested search terms are sorted A-Z.
Oct 23 — Oct 28, 2019
Oct 23 — Oct 28, 2019
Apple accidentally deleted millions of reviews
Starbucks iOS app lost about 1.3mln of ratings overnight! Hulu lost about 900k, as well as dozens of other apps.
Sep 20, 2019
Sep 20, 2019
App Store Connect is down for maintenance
Keep calm and wait.
Oct 8, 2019
Oct 8, 2019
App Store download error
Not possible to download App Store items for some users.
Sep 21, 2019
Sep 21, 2019
No more Description section on the App Store web preview
Apple removed the Decription field from the web preview. Hope that this is a temp bug.
by Akim
Sep 04, 2019
Sep 04, 2019
Screenshot uploading using Google Chrome is failing with the "Invalid GeoJSON error", which is not connected to the graphics.
It is not possible to update the screenshots using Google Chrome. App Store Connect shows this error:
Invalid GeoJSON: Your routing app coverage file is invalid. For more information, see the Location and Maps Programming Guide.
But it has nothing to do with the graphics.
Use the Safari browser as a temporary solution.
Aug 27, 2019
Aug 27, 2019
502 Bad Gateway error in Sales and Trends
Sales and Trends section in App Store Connect sometimes does not open with 502 Bad Gateway error.
Aug 23, 2019
Aug 23, 2019
Unable to invite new users
Currently it's not possible to invite new users to App Store Connect. "An error has occurred. Try again later."message is displayed.
Aug 05, 2019
Aug 05, 2019
Unable to save App Preview videos
Some users are reporting that App Store Connect does not save the uploaded App Preview videos.
July 22, 2019
July 22, 2019
Apple TV privacy policy for iOS apps
You can see field for Apple TV privacy policy even if you select the iOS app.
July 20, 2019
July 20, 2019
App Store removed hundreds of reviews
Several developers are reporting that they've lost about 100-200 positive reviews overnight. Negative reviews were not affected.
July 04, 2019
July 04, 2019
App Store Connect is down
App Store connect pages are not loading, login is not working.
iCloud services are down as well.
June 28 — July 01, 2019
June 28 — July 01, 2019
Spanish Mexico locale stopped indexing in US
(indexing again)
All keywords from ES-MX locale lost their rankings. It still mentioned in the App Store locale settings but does not work for indexing keywords.
June 25, 2019
June 25, 2019
Placeholders instead categories, titles, etc
Sometimes you can see placeholders and code names, like =MZGenre.SocialNetworking= instead of Category title
June 24, 2019
June 24, 2019
Issues with uploading new builds
App Store Connect does not accepting new builds.
June 21, 2019
June 21, 2019
Landscape and Portrait screenshots are acting weird on the Web App Store Preview
Apple shows landscape screenshots near the portrait, and it looks like as a layout bug.
June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019
Blank spaces instead of reviews in the App Store app
There are just blank spaces instead of reviews for some apps in the App Store.
... — June 05, 2019
Bug? Feature.
... — June 05, 2019
Bug? Feature.
App Preview video from default locale shows in every locale
We thought that it was a bug, but App Store managers confirmed that this is the current App Store logic.
Video, uploaded in the Default Locale, will be available in every existing locale. The only way to avoid the appearance of English App Preview in Japan is to upload a Japanese version of the video.
June 04, 2018
June 04, 2018
App Store is down
Some of Apple services, App Store, Mac App Store, partially iCloud are down.
April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019
Terms and Conditions endless prompts
9to5mac reported that some users were not able to download apps, as App Store was asking to accept updated Apple Media Services Terms and Conditions.
April 06 — April 12, 2019
April 06 — April 12, 2019
Keyword dance
Members of the ASO Stack Slack community reported that keywords were dancing for several days. After April 12 everything is fine.
March 08 — March 16, 2019
Historical data wasn't fixed
March 08 — March 16, 2019
Historical data wasn't fixed
Downloads source bug in App Analytics
On March 08, App Analytics in App Store Connect started to show inaccurate downloads data by channels. App Store Browse and App Store Search channels were swapped, so that App Marketers and ASO Experts faced lots of difficulties with analyzing Conversion Rates and other analytics data.
AppFollow reported that they were able to fix this issue inside their ASO Analytics tool.
January 19, 2019
January 19, 2019
English Australia localization stopped indexing worldwide for every iOS version, including 12
That's it. No more extra keywords.
December 31, 2018 —
January 08, 2019
December 31, 2018 —
January 08, 2019
New Year Keyword dance
On the New Year day, dozens of keyword lost their positions. This bug was fixed only on January 08, so many app developers lost hundreds and thousands of downloads, as we often see some kind of boost in downloads after New Year, especially in the Travel category. Too hard to get a download boost when your app is ranking #30 instead of #3.
AppTweak algorithm change detector showed Anomaly Score of 6.0 these days, while casual keyword dancing is about 1.5 points.
November 10, 2018
November 10, 2018
English Australia localization stopped indexing worldwide for iOS 10 and iOS 11
That is not actually a bug, but every ASO Expert used to the fact that EN-AU localization is indexing worldwide. It is still indexing for iOS 12, only iOS 10 and iOS 11 was affected.

Worldwide indexing means that your app can be found by every keyword from this localization in every country.
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App Store. Many developers are making a living with the App Store. This is extremely important to keep 100% uptime and does not allow algorithm bugs or keyword dancing, because it will lead to loss of money for everyone, from indie developers to huge enterprise monsters.

This site was created to help you understand what is happening with the App Store when you see downloads or rankings drop.

Thank you.
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