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I'm using Messages Beta for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and after receiving a message on my iPhone while Messages was open on both my Mac and my Phone, my Mac refuses to send or receive messages. Any ideas how to reset the state of Messages Beta for Mac?

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closed as too localized by Nathan Greenstein Feb 21 '12 at 5:00

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While we are allowing questions about Messages, this falls under the 'temporary bug' category, which is still Too Localized. I'm closing this just as I would a question about a transient bug in released software. – Nathan Greenstein Feb 21 '12 at 5:00
With respect to Nathan, but also in an effort you help, try rebooting your Mac Moshe. I find Messages to be "finicky" about even connecting to my network, let alone sending messages, and have always fixed the problem with a simple reboot (as much as I don't like doing that). – user10355 Feb 21 '12 at 6:06
Good point @NathanGreenstein. Rebooting solved the problem. – Moshe Feb 21 '12 at 17:10