Beeper disables iMessage connections after Apple banned Macs 9to5Google

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  • In the time since, though, Apple seems to have unbanned the affected Macs, not-so-ironically just two days after a reporter from The New York Times reached out to the company on the matter.Apple banned some Beeper user Mac computers, New York Times investigated, Apple unbanned.The saga continues!.
  • Apple shut down the method in part just days later, and vowed to keep it from working going forward citing “significant risks to user security and privacy.” Beeper managed to get things working again, but Apple’s efforts continued to prevent full functionality..
  • Apple IDs, though, were unaffected, with iMessage still working on iPhone and iPad.In an update on Twitter/X, Beeper explains that 30 of the 3,500 customers using the new iMessage bridge were affected in this way..
  • While the company doesn’t say whether or not the functionality will return, it’s disabled as of now, preventing customers from establishing a new connection with iMessage..
  • Beeper asks any remaining users who have seen their Macs banned from iMessage to reach out first to Beeper so the case can be documented, then to Apple support to ask for their machine to be unbanned..
  • Many of those affected seem to have had success getting unbanned simply be talking to support.Follow Ben: Twitter/X, Threads, and InstagramFTC: We use income earning auto affiliate links..
The Beeper saga continues, with the company now disabling the ability to connect to iMessage entirely after Apple banned some of its customers Macs for using the app.To recap whats happened with [+2933 chars]

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