There’s finally a way to get iMessage support on your Android phone

Did you switch from iOS to Android and find yourself missing iMessage? After all, there’s a lot to like about Apple’s text application that features end-to-end encryption, file transfers, and cross-platform support – as long as you’re using either iOS or Mac.

Those Android users who happen to own MacBooks and iMacs will be happy to hear that there’s a new app called PieMessage that brings iMessage support to their Android handset.

It’s not an official application from Apple, so don’t get too excited just yet. Instead, we’re looking at an open-source project that lets users enjoy an iMessage experience on their Android handset with a twist: The presence of a Mac is needed.

The app requires a server to route messages to an Android device. In this case, it’s a Mac that handles the workload: For incoming texts, the Mac will simply route the message towards the Android…

Read the entire article from BGR here: There’s finally a way to get iMessage support on your Android phone

 



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