iOS 14.4 goes one step further to continue to prioritize official iPhone repairs. Developer found out and shared with MacRumors what it will be a message that will appear in the system settings when it detects that the camera the phone is carrying is unofficial.
The message will be brief but direct: “It is not possible to verify that this iPhone has an original / genuine camera
A question of guarantee and security
With this movement, which already exists with displays, Apple wants to remind users that it is not safe to rely on unauthorized repairers. Parts not verified by Apple can cause internal problems
There are also security reasons– A camera connected to an iPhone that has been tampered with by a malicious person could, for example, take pictures and send them without our realizing it. For that same reason, Apple has been so strict with the parts of Touch ID mods that come from unofficial tech services.
That’s why Applesfera We will always recommend that you visit the Apple Store or authorized technical services (like Apple Premium Reseller stores). The only time to go to unofficial repairers is when the company declares an iPhone model obsolete and we want to fix a defect. And yet, security risks are still present.