The rainbow won’t appear if the watch is paired to an iPhone in Russia, according to a developer.
A developer says the Apple Watch’s pride face won’t appear in Russia.
9to5Mac’s Guilherme Rambo revealed that it’s “hardcoded to not show up if the paired iPhone is using the Russian locale,” in a tweet showing the code on Friday.
CNET was unable to verify the code and Apple didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
Amnesty International slammed the law at the time, calling it “an affront to freedom of expression and an attack on minority rights”
Appleinspired by the rainbow pride flag to celebrate pride month in June. It also to employees who joined gay pride celebrations in 2016.