“Apple has added a page to its website for deregistering and turning off iMessage for users that have switched from an iPhone to an Android device or other non-Apple smartphone,” Joe Rossignol reports for 9to5Mac.
“The new web-based tool arrives after Apple faced a lawsuit over Android users having undelivered text messages from other iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users still using iMessage,” Rossignol reports. “For those that have switched to another smartphone and no longer own an iPhone, the website provides a field where you can enter your phone number, receive a confirmation code and enter that code to confirm your iMessage deregistration.
Rossignol reports, “Apple also reiterates instructions on how to deregister and turn off iMessage if you still have an iPhone.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: We have an even more effective solution: Don’t downgrade from an iPhone to an inferior iPhone knockoff.
In the immortal words of Ben Stern, “I told you not to be stupid, you moron.”
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]
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