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Apple won a lawsuit against the former iPhone users because of disappearing SMS messages

Trial iPhone users with Apple because of the errors associated with the delivery of SMS messages, ended with the victory of the California giant. This decision was made by U.S. district judge Lucy Koh.

We are talking about the lawsuit former iPhone users who sued Apple because of a problem with the disappearance of messages sent through iMessage instead of SMS. After switching to Android smartphone, some users are unable to use the “SMS” old iPhone “took hostage” their phone number. As it turned out during the trial, the message was lost due to the fact that sometimes the Apple smartphones continue to send SMS to the former users of iPhone on iMessage, even if they switched to the phones with a different operating system.

Apple can deliver the message only to the owner of the iOS, if it failed iMessage theoretically offers to send him a normal SMS. But in practice the system sometimes fails and reports about successful completion of the operation.

In may of last year, Apple received a lawsuit from former iPhone users from California. In the course of the hearing the company requested to withdraw from consideration of the case, as found that two of the three plaintiffs got rid of their old iPhone immediately after he filed a lawsuit against Apple. In addition, they are unable to demonstrate that their messages sent to their room, come to iPhone instead of an Android device, noted in the Apple.

In November of last year, the manufacturer of iOS devices has launched a service to disable your phone number from iMessage. Now just go to the Deregister iMessage page, in field “Enter your phone number” to select your country and enter your phone number, which is fixed for iMessage. After that, the phone comes with a six-digit code. Sending it to Apple, the user will be “forgotten” by the system of instant messaging.

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