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iMessage Contact Lookups Are Stored by Apple for 30 Days

Sam Biddle, writing for The Intercept: Every time you type a number into your iPhone for a text conversation, the Messages app contacts Apple servers to determine whether to route a given message over the ubiquitous SMS system, represented in the app by those déclassé green text bubbles, or over Apple’s proprietary and more secure messaging network, represented by pleasant blue bubbles, according to the document.
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