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RSS FeedsHere`s the real reason iMessage isn`t available on Android
(Android Central)

 
 

9 april 2021 16:55:19

 
Here`s the real reason iMessage isn`t available on Android
(Android Central)
 


Apple apparently decided against developing iMessage for Android two years after the launch of the messaging service. What you need to know Depositions and emails from Apple executives have revealed the reason why the company hasn`t brought iMessage to Android. Apple executives decided not to port iMessage to Android as it would make it easier for users to switch to Google`s mobile operating system. Apple could have released an iMessage version on Android that worked with iOS as early as 2013. A court filing by Fortnite maker Epic Games has revealed that Apple decided against porting iMessage to Android as it `recognized the power that iMessage has to attract and keep users within its ecosystem.` The filing includes depositions and emails by several top Apple executives and employees, including Eddy Cue, the Senior VP of Internet Software and Services at the company. As per a deposition by Cue, Apple `could have made a version on Android that worked with iOS.` However, Craig Fe...


 
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