Tag Archives: Private Relay

T-Mobile releases updated statement regarding Privacy Relay bug

In a surprising turn of events, the blocking of the new Private Relay feature on some Apple devices has already stirred controversy. After it was reportedly discovered to be blocking the feature on select phones, T-Mobile already came out with a statement refuting the claim. The Un-carrier also did some investigating and found that “some device settings default to the feature being toggled off” in the 15.2 iOS release. The carrier shared this discovery with … [read full article]

T-Mobile explains why some users don’t have Private Relay

Yesterday, there were reports that T-Mobile has started blocking Apple’s new privacy feature called iCloud Private Relay. Shortly after the report spread, T-Mobile released a statement that it wasn’t blocking the feature unlike its European counterpart, who have blocked the feature along with EE, Vodafone, and Telefonica.  Today, T-Mobile is shedding more light into the matter after it has discovered what was causing the feature to be blocked.  In a statement to Bloomberg, T-Mo said: … [read full article]

T-Mobile is starting to block Apple’s new Private Relay feature

Update (01/11/22 12:13 pm): T-Mobile has released a statement to XDA Developers regarding the issue. “Customers who chose plans and features with content filtering (e.g. parent controls) do not have access to the iCloud Private Relay to allow these services to work as designed. All other customers have no restrictions.” The original article follows. Apple recently released a new privacy feature in iOS 15. The feature, called Private Relay, was first revealed at WWDC in June 2021 and was slated … [read full article]