Beeper Mini resumes iMessage service on Android phones with some changes

The Beeper Mini was released last week on December 5 to allow Android users to access Apple’s iMessage service for a small monthly fee. However, a few days after its launch, Apple blocked the service, citing privacy and security concerns. Beeper claimed that its service is secure and makes communication between Android and iPhone users easier. The company also said that they are working to restore services as soon as possible. Beeper has revealed that its services have now restarted, although it comes with some significant changes.

one in blog post On Monday, December 11, Beeper announced that its services had been restored. However, Beeper Mini users will now be required to log in using an Apple ID as phone number registration is not available. The platform said it has deregistered all phone numbers and all messages will be sent and received through the email address used in the user’s Apple ID.

In view of the chaos caused by the service’s incompatibility, the Beeper team said that for now, use of the Beeper Mini will be free. He said his goal is to return to subscription mode once things stabilize. Notably, this service was initially launched at a fee of $1.99 (approximately Rs 160) per month. The latest update is currently Available For download on Google Play Store. If users encounter issues when logging in with two-factor authentication, they are urged to uninstall and reinstall the app.

In the post, Beeper also denied Apple’s allegations that Beeper Mini services lacked security. The company reiterated that their services are local, end-to-end encrypted and that if Apple agrees, they will voluntarily share their entire source code with mutually agreed third parties for security assessment.

After blocking its services, Apple claimed that it took the necessary steps to protect its users because the techniques (used by Beeper) “pose significant risks to user security and privacy” and it “did not prevent counterfeit credentials.” “Took advantage of.

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