How to Receive iMessage on Android or Windows (via Beeper)

How to Receive iMessage on Android or Windows (via Beeper)

Apple is good at keeping its users within its ecosystem. Once you’ve entered the world of the iPhone and fallen in love with its particular services or apps, it’s hard to move on to Android. One of the main iOS applications we wish we had on Android and Windows is iMessage. There’s no official way to receive iMessage on Android, but Beeper makes it possible with its integrated chat app.

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To use iMessage on Android and Windows, you need to sign up for beeper waiting list, When accepted, create an account. Then set up your windows and android beeper apps. The Android app will sync to Windows One. Go to the desktop app and set up your iMessage account by giving Beeper access to your Apple ID. When ready, you can use iMessage on both the Beeper Android and Windows apps!


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What is Beeper?

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Beeper is an integrated chatting and inbox app. One of the key players in the project is Eric Migicovsky, former CEO and founder of Pebble. It is known for effectively integrating all your social networks and messaging apps. You can also do things like set notes, search across services, and make voice/video calls.

Additional supported services include Google Chat, Instagram, Messenger, Signal, WhatsApp, Twitter, Discord, Slack, and others.

The app is currently in beta, and the only way to use the app is with an invite, but we’ll talk about that later.

How does Beeper make it possible to use iMessage on Android and Windows?

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If iMessage isn’t supported outside of Apple devices, how does Beeper accomplish this? Beeper acts as a middleman between your iMessage content and your other devices. It connects your Apple ID account to its servers and resends messages through its chatting app. Essentially, you’re sending a message to their servers, the servers send it to iMessage, and the recipient then gets the message. The same works on the other side.

you need to be on the waiting list

As mentioned earlier, Beeper is still in a closed beta stage. This means you will need an invite to access the app. Click on the button below to get on the waiting list, and hopefully you’ll be on it soon.

How much is the app?

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The app sounds great, doesn’t it? Even in beta, it achieves something we’ve been waiting for years. The integrated chat service works well, has a nice design, and works on all major platforms. You would be right to think that so much goodness cannot be free. Even in its beta phase, Beeper costs $10 per month. A bit pricey for a service that isn’t even ready for prime time yet, but some of you might find it worthy.

Are there any drawbacks?

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There’s no official way to use iMessage on Android or Windows, so Beeper must jump a few hoops to get it done. The trick here is that they will require access to your Apple ID account. This may raise some concerns among the security-conscious, even though Beeper swears it will only use this information to retrieve your messages from iMessage. Beeper stores these accounts in accounts on the Mac mini server. Additionally, they will reach out to your contacts to facilitate chatting. If you’re going to do this, you’re going to have to rely on the beeper. Plus, you have to trust that they won’t get hacked.

Another major drawback is that Beeper does not support RCS (Rich Communications Services). The SMS and MMS successor is an important feature for Android users, and it is an iMessage competitor that can use data for messages, multimedia, and other communication devices. It is embedded in the Google Messages app. You can keep RCS if you leave the Google Messages app as the default messaging app. You can then use iMessage as a secondary service on Beeper. If you make Beeper the default messaging app, you will lose RCS support.

Lastly, Beeper needs to be installed from a PC. You can’t just set it up and run using just the Android app. More specifically, you cannot add services to your Beeper account from the Android app. The app is meant to sync with your account, which is controlled by the PC software. For those without a computer, that makes it a non-starter.

How to set up iMessage on Beeper

Are you ready to move on? If you’ve received your invite, it’s time to set up iMessage on Beeper. You will be notified when it is your turn. In this case you will need to follow the instructions to set up the beeper.

  1. Follow the instructions to install Beeper app on your Windows PCand create your account.
  2. download Beeper Android App,
  3. Sign in to your Beeper account on the Android app.
  4. You will be asked to verify your identity from the Windows app. click on Yes, You can also use the security code provided to you during account setup.
  5. Now both your Windows and Android apps are ready. It’s time to sign in to your iMessage account.
  6. press , button on the left side panel windows beeper Application.
  7. click on iMessage,
  8. Kill continue,
  9. If you don’t have an Apple ID, create one here, You can do this while you wait for the beeper to hand over the server to you.
  10. enter your Apple ID Credentials And Verify your account,
  11. Beeper will take some time to activate your iMessage. After this you will be able to chat on iMessage.
  12. Open the Beeper app on your phone, and you’ll see iMessage Added to the services available in the bottom tab.

How to Delete iMessage from Beeper

Are you not convinced with iMessage on Beeper? Here’s how to get rid of it.

  1. open windows beeper Application.
  2. click on gear settings Mark.
  3. to select chat network,
  4. go into iMessage,
  5. click on delete,
  6. Kill delete iMessage cloud connection,

questions to ask

Beeper costs $10 per month.

Beeper is in closed beta. You must be on a waiting list and accepted before you can use the beeper.

No non-Apple device officially supports iMessage. To accomplish this the beeper has to take some measures. This will host your iMessage account from the Mac mini server.

Beeper does not support RCS. For this you have to rely on Google Messages.


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