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2answers
421 views

How to disable iChat's popup “You are not connected to the internet”?

I am tired of seeing the "You are not connected to the internet" message from iChat every time after I open my macbook. I use iChat for screen sharing. Is it possible to disable the annoying popup or ...
10
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5answers
6k views

Can I reset Notification Centre badge counter for Messages?

The new Messages beta app (based on iChat) is stuck with one incoming message. Can I somehow reset the badge?
10
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3answers
3k views

What will happen to iChat in Lion once Messages beta expired?

Messages will replace iChat on OS X Lion when installed but it will expire at some point in the future. What will happen to my Lion's iChat application when Messages expire? Will I be able to ...
0
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1answer
571 views

Adding gmail contacts in ichat for me.com account

I have a @me.com account and I created an Ichat account using it. I am trying to add my gmail contacts from the address book/ adding just the gmail addresses. Noone seems to get my invitations. Why ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Why does iChat launch itself whenever I wake my monitors?

I'm using OS X Lion. Whenever I wake my monitors, the iChat screen below pops up: When I let my Mac idle, iChat was NOT open. I never use iChat and would really like this dialog to go away ...
2
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0answers
199 views

Why does my firewall block connections even when it's off?

This most notably happens with iChat. I don't use a firewall, never have on this computer. When I first started using iChat (when Skype 5 came out and sucked hardcore) I couldn't video chat with ...
2
votes
1answer
302 views

Windows Live XMPP and iChat

I'm not all too familiar with the XMPP protocol, but ever since Microsoft released official XMPP support for Windows live Messenger, i've been wondering how to make it work with the "Jabber" account ...
0
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2answers
329 views

Chax with Lion: downgrading iChat to 5.0.3?

I wonder if this could allow us to have Chax functionality on Lion. I've got iChat 5.0.3 from a Snow Leopard install: the next step would be to install Chax over it. The thing is that the Chax ...
2
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2answers
1k views

iChat keeps silently going offline

I've been using iChat, and it tends to switch itself into "offline" mode from time to time. It will make no notification of this, so I often only discover it after I miss some messages, especially ...
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6answers
9k views

Why might iChat not connect after upgrading to Lion?

Since upgrading to Lion, iChat refuses to connect to either my AIM or Google Talk accounts. (Not a Google Apps account, fwiw.) Interestingly, if I sign in to AIM on another computer and try to get ...
2
votes
5answers
2k views

Does iChat screen sharing over the internet work in OS X Lion?

If I upgrade to Lion, will I still be able to use iChat to take over my elderly father's Mac (we have MobileMe accounts) to help him with problems and software updates? I read in some forums that this ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Support for Windows Live Messenger protocol in iChat

I Love iChat and its sleek UI and prefer it to Adium or Windows Live Messenger for Mac. iChat now has ".impreferencepane" which allows the addition of support for new networks. My question is: has ...
1
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1answer
339 views

Unified Buddy List in iChat - how to handle same person on different networks

I have a few people between Facebook/Gchat/AIM that I have IM info for them on more than one account. This could be the case, espc. with multiple Jabber accounts. With the unified buddy list in 10.7, ...