June 22, 2024

It’s merely been two weeks since Beeper Mini made its thrilling debut on Android, however the app has confronted its justifiable share of ups and downs. Apple is scorching on Beeper’s tail to droop entry to iMessage on Android telephones, and not too long ago, over 60% of Beeper Mini customers have been unable to ship and obtain messages. Nicely, the developer staff has discovered an answer that may enable Android customers to as soon as once more use iMessage, however the catch is that they should have entry to a Mac.

In an official publish on Reddit, Beeper has confirmed that the repair (learn workaround) requires “you to have entry to a Mac laptop, or have a pal on Beeper with a Mac.” The staff has been testing this resolution for each Beeper Cloud and Mini, saying that it really works properly and may be very dependable. However, why do you want a Mac?

Beeper explains in its publish that while you join its app and hook up with iMessage, they should ship identification data known as ‘registration information’ to your Android cellphone from a Mac machine. Previous to growing the upcoming repair, Beeper was utilizing Mac servers deployed by them to facilitate this activity. Nonetheless, the server farm supplying registration information for 1000’s of customers, properly, made it tremendous simple for Apple to focus on it and shut it down.

To resolve this, Beeper requires you to both personal a Mac or request a pal to lend you their Mac so you should use their registration information. The staff has been actively testing this methodology, and round “10-20 iMessage customers can safely use the identical registration information.”

Furthermore, the replace rolling out to Beeper Cloud and Mini on December 20 will generate distinctive registration information for customers. Guess we should wait and see how dependable this resolution is. Will Apple work out a method to spoil the occasion once more? We’ll discover out quickly sufficient.

Nonetheless, in the event you ask me, at this level, I don’t even look after Beeper Mini or the hoops that I would like to leap via to vary my message shade and appease iMessage (iPhone) customers. Let all of them be blissful of their (blue) bubble, of us! Furthermore, I’m now ready to see how Apple implements RCS inside its messaging apps, enabling safe communication with Android telephones. If this forwards and backwards retains up, I don’t see customers sticking round for lengthy both if the method of utilizing iMessage on Android retains changing into extra tiresome.

We’ve higher messaging apps, together with WhatsApp and Telegram, that boast extra sensible and spectacular options, so why don’t you give them a strive? As Captain Holt (late Andre Braugher) from Brooklyn 99 as soon as mentioned, “Give it a whirl, lady” That mentioned, what attracts you to iMessage over the opposite apps? Inform us within the feedback under.


Getting my begin with know-how journalism again in 2016, I’ve been working within the trade for over 7 years. At the moment, because the Editor of Beebom, I am main the protection on the web site. Whereas my experience lies in Android, Home windows, and the apps world, discover me studying manga, watching anime, and taking part in Apex in my free time.

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