Apple iPhone users across the world are reporting a major problem with iMessage.

More than eight million Australians are iPhone users.

On Friday, Sunrise consumer correspondent Shaun White explained the outage.

“It looks like a delay (on the program),” White said.

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“I’ve been able to message people — it has been about 10 minutes, then it randomly works.

“Some messages are going straight through.”