T-Mobile identifies issue that prevented some iPhone users from using Private Relay – Emma Roth

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T-Mobile said Tuesday that it had not blocked iCloud Private relay, and that it had identified what was causing some iPhone users to appear blocked from using the feature.

“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 T-Mobile. Again though, we have not broadly blocked iCloud Private,” the company told Bloomberg reporter Mark Gurman.

iCloud Private Relay lets users hide the websites they visit from third parties, according to a report from 9to5Mac. The VPN-like Private Relay hides your web activity from any outside sources — including Apple and your carrier — and prevents anyone from identifying you or…

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