• T-Mobile says it isn't widely blocking iCloud Private Relay, blames iOS bug

    15 days ago - By Ars Technica

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    T-Mobile has responded to complaints that it is blocking iCloud Private Relay on iPhones, saying that the block only affects subscribers who enabled parental controls or other types of content filtering. T-Mobile also says it has identified a bug in iOS that may be messing with users' iCloud Private Relay settings, but Apple hasn't confirmed this.
    "Customers who chose plans and features with content filtering do not have access to the iCloud Private Relay to allow these services to work as designed. All other customers have no restrictions," T-Mobile told Ars last night. This also...
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  • T-Mobile Says iOS 15.2 Bug Turning Off iCloud Private Relay for Some Users

    T-Mobile Says iOS 15.2 Bug Turning Off iCloud Private Relay for Some Users

    15 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    T-Mobile has not disabled iCloud Private Relay for its subscribers, in contrast to recent reports suggesting the carrier was preventing iPhone users from enabling the feature.
    In a statement to Bloomberg 's Mark Gurman , T-Mobile said that iOS 15.2 device settings that default to the feature being toggled off, and that Apple has been contacted. T-Mobile explicitly says that ‌iCloud‌ relay has not been blocked. Overnight our team identified that in the 15.2 iOS release, some device settings default to the feature being toggled off. We have shared this with Apple. This is not specific to...
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  • T-Mobile says it has ‘not broadly blocked' iCloud Private Relay, blames iOS 15.2 bug for errors

    T-Mobile says it has ‘not broadly blocked' iCloud Private Relay, blames iOS 15.2 bug for errors

    15 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    T-Mobile has officially acknowledged a bug that has blocked some subscribers from using iCloud Private Relay when connected to cellular networking. In a statement to 9to5Mac, T-Mobile blamed this situation on a bug in iOS 15.2 and said that it has “not broadly blocked” iCloud Private Relay.
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  • T-Mobile is blocking some iPhone users from enabling iCloud Private Relay

    T-Mobile is blocking some iPhone users from enabling iCloud Private Relay

    15 days ago - By Tech Radar

    Following the news that several mobile carriers in Europe had begun blocking iCloud Private Relay on their customers iPhones, it now appears that some T-Mobile and Sprint customers in the US are having trouble accessing the feature as well. First introduced by Apple with the release of iOS 15 , iCloud Private Relay provides users with an additional layer of privacy by preventing others from viewing the websites they visit just like with a VPN. The new feature works by first sending the web traffic of iPhone and Mac users through a server maintained by Apple and then through a second server...
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