How to fix “Stocks Unavailable” error in iOS12 and MacOS Mojave

Have you recently installed iOS12 or Mac OS Mojave? If yes, then you might be encountering a problem with one of Apple’s native apps – Stocks. Does an error message appear on your device’s screen saying “Stocks Unavailable, Please try again later,” when opening the Stocks app? If you’re having this same problem, then don’t worry, you’re not alone. In this article, you are going to know how you can fix the stocks app error in iOS 12 and Mac OS Mojave.

Fixing “Stocks Unavailable” error in Stocks app

The problem with this Stocks Unavailable error lies within the identifier, which is Identifier for the Stocks app, other than the Adverting Identifier in Settings > Privacy.

The solution that worked for many people is that upon resetting the identifier. Doing so would make the Stocks app start working again. To do so, follow the easy steps as mentioned below to resolve the Stocks Unavailable error in the both iOS12 and Mac OS respectively:

Resetting Identifier on iOS12

  • Go to the Settings and scroll down to find Stocks.
  • Tap the Stocks.
  • Turn the Reset Identifier switch on.
  • Go back and restart the Stocks app.

Resetting Identifier on MacOS Mojave

  • Open the Stocks app.
  • Tap on the Stock option located on the top left corner of the screen.
  • Select the Reset Identifier option.
  • Exit and re-launch the Stocks app.

That’s it! Practicing the steps in the same manner as mentioned above will fix the issue. Your Stocks app will now start working and running on both of your devices – iOS12 or MacOS Mojave.

Thank you for reading this post. We hope this information will be beneficial to you.

Emma Justine is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at

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