In Beeper announced in a post on X (formerly Twitter) It’s removing the Beeper Mini app from the Google Play Store and moving the iMessage bridge to the “Labs” section of its cloud version. Any new users won’t be able to use Beeper Cloud to gain access to Apple’s messaging service, but the chat app acknowledged that iMessage may still work on Beeper Cloud for some existing users. Beeper also made the iMessage bridge (which cost $750,000 to build) open source.
The company has no plans to provide support or troubleshooting to current users who are experiencing issues with the iMessage fix, as it is now fully focused on “our mission beyond iMessage” and “a universal, multi-network chat “App”.
After Apple blocked Beeper’s iMessage for Android app, the next solution for Beeper was to enable Beeper Cloud and use a Mac to connect to iMessage. The chat app issued a last-ditch solution (asking its users to purchase or lease a jailbroken iPhone) but stressed that it would not respond if Apple retaliated.
Several Beeper customers have reportedly lost access to Apple’s messaging service on their Macs. the new York Times on Friday. After Times When it began reporting, some of those users regained access via Mac, while users on Reddit noted that they could access iMessage on their Mac again after being blocked.