# Beeper Disables iMessage Connectivity Following Clash with Apple
Beeper, a platform that aimed to provide an iMessage client for Android, has decided to pull the plug on its iMessage connectivity following a prolonged battle with Apple. The firm faced resistance from Apple and encountered a ban on some Macs using Beeper’s solution. Apple later lifted the ban, but this has led Beeper to abandon its efforts to support iMessage.
The developers had worked on complex solutions to enable iMessage connectivity on Android devices, which Apple aggressively opposed. Subsequently, Apple banned some users who used Beeper’s workaround, specifically targeting Mac users. Although Apple later reversed the ban, Beeper has officially decided to discontinue iMessage support.
In response to the ban, Beeper recommended affected Mac users to contact Apple Support or report the issue to Beeper for assistance. The company has also announced the complete shutdown of its iMessage connectivity and is guiding users on how to remove iMessage connections from its desktop app. Moving forward, Beeper plans to focus on supporting other messaging platforms on its service.
Despite the recent developments, Beeper’s website still lists iMessage among the 15 supported messaging apps, but it is expected to be removed shortly. Apple, on the other hand, is set to introduce RCS messaging support on iMessage this year under pressure from the European Union, while also making changes to its App Store operations.
➤ Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
➤# Can I still use iMessage with Beeper?
Beeper has discontinued iMessage support due to clashes with Apple. Users can no longer create new iMessage connections with Beeper Cloud.
➤# What should I do if my Mac was banned from iMessage while using Beeper?
Users whose Macs were affected by the ban can reach out to Apple Support for assistance or report the problem to Beeper.
➤# What messaging platforms will Beeper support after disabling iMessage?
Beeper plans to focus on supporting other messaging apps through its platform after discontinuing iMessage connectivity.
The clash between Beeper and Apple over iMessage connectivity has resulted in Beeper terminating its support for iMessage. Apple initially banned Macs using Beeper’s solution but later reversed the ban. As Beeper moves on from this incident, it aims to extend its support to other messaging platforms. Meanwhile, Apple is set to introduce RCS messaging support on iMessage under the regulatory pressure from the European Union.