Switch From iPhone? Here's How To Deregister iMessage
Apple has created a web tool for users to deregister their phone numbers from its proprietary iMessage service.By Mikah Sargent | November 10, 2014
Making the switch from an iPhone to any of the hundreds of other smartphone brands can be a bit of a hassle.
Especially if you've tied your data into many of the services for iOS — calendar, mail, health and messages to name a few. (Video via Apple)
But it's that last one — messages — that's been the biggest hassle. Users leaving behind their iPhones for something else would sometimes fail to receive messages from their iPhone-toting friends.