Apple has launched a service to disable the phone number from iMessage




When switching between platforms user sometimes forgets to move part of the data or change the binding services. So, iPhone users may forget to turn off iMessage. Today, Apple launched a special web-based service that allows you to disable your phone number from the “apple” of the messaging service.


To do this, go to the page Deregister iMessage , in the «Enter your phone number» to select the country and enter your phone number, that the present iMessage. After that, the phone comes a six-digit code. Sending him at Apple, the user is guaranteed “forgotten” instant messaging.

At the moment the service is only available for the English version of the site, however, among the list of countries for which it is available, and there is Russia, which simplifies the procedure to disable iMessage when the swap SIM-card in the iPhone is no longer possible.

If the iPhone still has the user, Apple recommends to do it manually – with SIM-card installed in the iPhone you must go to “Settings”, go to the item “Messages” and turn off iMessage.

In May of this year, Apple acknowledged the existence of errors in iMessage, promising to correct the defect in one of the next updates. The problem lies in the fact that after the change of ecosystem SMS-messages from iPhone to Android-phones come through iMessage on the trip and unused “apple” phone.


Customers who switch from iPhone to smartphones with other operating systems, sometimes longer receive messages from the owners of iOS-devices. Now for the removal of the base iMessage simply enter the number on the web page Apple, pre-specified countries registering SIM-card.

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