iMessage

Some users experiencing iMessage downtime, apparently unrelated to iOS 8.1.1 update

Some users experiencing iMessage downtime, apparently unrelated to iOS 8.1.1 update

On Monday, November 17, some users began experiencing an elongated downtime with iMessage, Apple’s messaging platform for iOS and Mac.

Apple will face lawsuit for the iMessage bug causing undelivered text messages

Apple will face lawsuit for the iMessage bug causing undelivered text messages

A judge has ordered Apple to face a federal lawsuit for failing to tell customers that switching from an iPhone to some other mobile platform would prevent them from receiving messages from other iPhone owners.

Not getting text messages from iPhone users after switching to Android/Windows Phone? Here’s How to Fix it

Not getting text messages from iPhone users after switching to Android/Windows Phone? Here’s How to Fix it

If you’ve recently switched from an iPhone to Android, BlackBerry or Windows Phone, and are not getting messages sent by your family or friends who have an iPhone, then follow these simple steps to fix the issue.

Apple launches web tool to deregister phone number to fix iMessage bug

Apple launches web tool to deregister phone number to fix iMessage bug

Apple has finally provided a fix for the iMessage issue that was affecting users who switched from an iPhone to other mobile platforms.

FaceTime and iMessage rank highest in ‘most secure mass-market messaging options’

FaceTime and iMessage rank highest in ‘most secure mass-market messaging options’

Security is more important these days than ever before, it seems, and smartphones play a huge role in that ongoing conversation. According to a new report from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), two of Apple’s proprietary applications rank as the most secure when compared to competitor apps.

Having problems with iMessage or Messages in iOS 8? Here’s how to fix it

Having problems with iMessage or Messages in iOS 8? Here’s how to fix it

Messages received a huge update with iOS 8, adding features like audio clips, self-destructing messages, group management and more, bringing it in line with modern messaging apps like WhatsApp and Snapchat.

BlackBerry praises BBM as it bashes Apple’s iMessage spam ‘issue’

BlackBerry praises BBM as it bashes Apple’s iMessage spam ‘issue’

Apple launched iMessage in 2011 as a cross-platform messaging service for iOS and Mac users, and since then the service has grown quite a bit. It’s seeing plenty of improvements in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, in fact. But the service hasn’t always been rainbows and butterflies for everyone.

iMessage reportedly accounts for 30% of mobile spam

iMessage reportedly accounts for 30% of mobile spam

A new report claims that iMessage accounts for more than 30% of all spam messages on mobile devices, based on research conducted by Tom Landesman of security and anti-spam company Cloudmark. The messaging platform is increasingly becoming a target for spammers to advertise their counterfeit luxury goods or other junk messages front-and-center on both mobile and the desktop. 

Even Tim Cook couldn’t get this designer’s iMessage bug fixed after switching to Android

Even Tim Cook couldn’t get this designer’s iMessage bug fixed after switching to Android

Of late, an iMessage bug has been brought to light that prevents iPhone users who’ve switched to Android or other platforms from receiving text messages from other iPhone users.

Here’s How to fix the iMessage bug if you’re not getting text messages after switching from an iPhone

Here’s How to fix the iMessage bug if you’re not getting text messages after switching from an iPhone

If you’ve switched from an iPhone to an Android, BlackBerry or Windows Phone, and are not getting text messages from your friends who are using an iPhone, then you’re not alone.

Apple has acknowledged that an iMessage bug is affecting some users, and plans to provide a fix for the issue in a future iOS software update.