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How to remove iCloud alias from iMessage

I created an alias for my iCloud email address and then added it as another address I could send and receive iMessages from. I have subsequently deleted the alias from iCloud email. However, the ...
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iPad sending to iPhone via iMessage

My iPad will not send an iMessage to 3 of my contacts. I have been iMessaging with them for years, they are family and all have iPhones and haven't changed anything with their carriers, usage, etc. ...
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Messages on Macs don't work

I've tried every suggestion I could find on Apple forums. Deleted .plist files, removed message caches, reset passwords, coordinated sign on/offs between my iPhone and my Macs, reset iPhone and ...
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Send text messages to iphone by email

I'm looking for a cheap hack to text myself alerts whenever my server is down. (I know there's services like Nagios etc, I don't want to get into that.) I'm already sending out emails, so I'm looking ...
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Cannot Log into FaceTime or iMessage

I am using VirtualBox to run OS X Mavericks. I cannot log into iMessage or use FaceTime. I have read online that it has something to do with the serial number not being present, but the problem is ...
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iMessage doesn't say “delivered” or “not delivered”

I sent an iMessage from my iPod touch to my friends iphone on Monday. It didn't say delivered or not delivered. It was just nothing. His phone is on (I know because my other friends are iMessaging ...
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Apple tool to print SMS Messages

I need to print some SMS messages for a legal action. What tool does Apple provide to print SMS messages with their time stamps and other metadata? This is similar to Need to print out iPhone text ...
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iPhone 4 iMessage keeps Sending

My phone keeps trying to send an IM to one of my contacts & I don't know which message it has issues with. I have sent messages since then & it says sending 2 messages. It sends the 2nd ...
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Cannot paste image in Skype, Line, or Facebook Messenger but pasting works in WeChat and iMessage

In iOS 7, we're able to paste an image into iMessage, WeChat, and Whatsapp, but not Line, Skype, or Facebook Messenger. Is this an app-supported setting? Thanks!
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iMessage Freezes/Hangs when sending screen shots

Worked fine sending 114k file of .png screen-shot; a 254k file freezes it dead. So bad that I couldn't open up a tab in Safari. I suspect Evil Forces, but would be amused to learn it's a known issue. ...
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why are iMessages appearing in my iPad Air but not coming through on my phone?

I think i have everything set up correctly but randomly this week i have had a few messages appear on my iPad air and they have never come through on my iphone? so i didnt even know i had a message ...
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Why does my iPad always get an error when trying to send a message?

Whenever I want to send an iMessage on my iPad, an error shows up saying "Message Failure- message not sent". The odd part is that the message is sent. The receiver receives the message without a ...
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iMessage Pidgin plugin

Is it possible to use your iMessage to contact other people on Linux, Android or Windows systems? Maybe via another XMPP client (Adium or Pidgin ...)? What would I have to tell friends on Linux, ...
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iMessage and Facetime help?

I recently go an iphone 5s because i thought my 4s was broken. My 4s was not able to send and receive texts/imessages or facetime calls but still had internet. I thought the phone itself was broken ...
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How to make emoji bigger in Messages

I just upgraded to Mavericks 10.9.3 from Mountain Lion and the emoticons / emoji are quite small in Messages. Sometimes I can't even tell the difference between one and another emoji. When I open the ...
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Why aren't my sent messages from iPad and iPhone syncing?

I sent someone a message from my iPad through iMessage and I know that my devices always syncronise my iMessage stuff, so it should have popped up on my iPhone that I sent the message (as both were ...
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How to export iMessages from OS X app onto new iPhone?

Just got a new iphone 5s and I'd like to export the messages from the 'Messages' OS X app on my computer to the iPhone's messages app. Any idea how to do this?
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If I turn iMessage off, will I receive those messages when I turn it back on?

I am currently wanting to turn iMessage off, for unsaid reasons, but I want to read the messages people send me. They don't have iPhones, so iMessage is the best bet.
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ios push practicaly equals frequent requests to the servers? How iMessage push works?

I would like make sure, how push in iOS works. Is it just about frequent requests to the servers? Second question is how iMessage works? It is free of cost, works over the Internet (using the data ...
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Unable to sign into Messages on Mavericks

I'm unable to log into iMessage on my account in Mavericks. Here's what Console.log shows: 5/23/14 9:50:15.996 AM identityservicesd[343]: [Warning] *** Bad Request From Server *** 5/23/14 ...
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Refresh a contact's iMessage status

I've explained one of my contacts how to set his phone number as a recipient for iMessage. However, his name still appears as Text Message and not iMessage. How often does iOS check if a number is ...
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What can I do to stop imessage from engaging on a certain contact without an iphone? [duplicate]

I have a friend who used to have an iphone but has since gotten another phone. When I go to text him it automatically does an imessage which fails. I've deleted him and re-added him. I've turned ...
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iMessage sync with computer after deleting [duplicate]

If you send a text on your iphone and then immediately delete it while the synced Mac computer and ipad is off/not connected to Wifi, will the messages still appear in chat on the Mac when you connect ...
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Can't iMessage with a Samsung Phone

I am having trouble using iMessage with one of my contacts. I can send messages to iPhones without any issues. My contact's phone is a Samsung Galaxy S3. Does anyone have any suggestions for me?
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Is there a better way to manage Text Messages?

Looking at the space distribution of my phone, I see that Messages account for 7 GB. There are a lot of photos and videos that have been sent over the years and I am assuming that locating and ...
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End syncing of iMessages AFTER the conversation has ENDED

ipad, iphone, desktop 10.9.2. I do not need messages to sync to every device every time I load it. I clear all conversations from the device at every recharge. I realize I can turn messages OFF. So I ...
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Lost Ipod Touch 4

I lost my ipod touch. I am not sure if the "find my iphone" app is on. I see it in my icloud list of devices. I initiated a lock and message. If it is turned off, will the lock work and the ...
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How do I show 'Names and Pictures' by default in Messages.app?

I am running the latest Mavericks version, 10.9.2.
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Can send text on iMessage to one person but not pictures?

I've been having problems with one of my contacts (zero problems with anyone else) I can send text iMessages and they go no problem, but all picture messages fail. I can FaceTime her fine, I can ...
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How long are text messages saved in the iCloud server?

..and how can I get rid of them before they are subpoenaed?
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Why does Messages on OSX always show unread messages?

On my iMac running Mountain Lion, Messages is chronically showing that I have 2 unread messages in its Dock icon. However there are no unread messages at all. I've even gone through and clicked on ...
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iMessage from iPad wont send to texts to my husband, but I can send them to other iphone users without issues

Recently, without any settings changes, my iMessage on iPad began failing every attempt I made to message my husband. I can still message other friends from my iPad without any other issues. I can ...
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Sending SMS through iPad Air's iMessages

How do I send text messages to non apple devices with my iPad Air with cellular? I have the iMessage worked out but can't figure out SMS.
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Resend iMessage

Is there a quick method to resend an iMessage? The particular, I send an iMessage (stop and bus number) to the transit service. In cold weather, the multi-step copy, paste re-send is cumbersome. The ...
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Turn off iMessage on computer but not on iPhone

I've recently bought a new Mac. iMessage is on it. I'd rather not have it on my computer. I want my texts to be kept private. How do I keep it on my iPhone and remove it from the Mac?
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iMessaging Recipient Changes to Android Device [duplicate]

How do you send messages as a text (instead of iMessage) when an existing contact keeps the same phone number but changes from an iPhone device to an Android device? I want the default to be a text ...
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Synchronization: iMessages on Mac not iPad

How to turn off iMessages on iPad but turn on them on Mac? And If I turn it off on device, does sync happen after I turn it on? Situation: I have an iPad and Mac. I want to turn off iMessages on ...
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Unusual iMessage received from my mom, who wasn't aware she sent it

I received a iMessage via my mom's locked iPhone 4 while simultaneously calling her. I stated I just received a message from you. She was confused because she doesn't use or know how to use this ...
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Messages on OS X stopped working after iOS 7.1 upgrade

After upgrading my iPhone 5 to iOS 7.1 the Messages app on my OS X 10.9.2 installation can no longer send messages via iMessage to other iMessage users. Sending messages via other services such as ...
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iPhone 4S: how to set up multiple phone numbers under text messages send/receive option

Under settings text messages send/receive I had 3 phone numbers listed - mine and my children. I am not sure how this setup occurred although they have iPhones that use and are associated ...
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Messages On Macbook

I tried to set up my iMessage account but it still is not working. It won't let me add my phone number and I can't start conversations. What am I missing?
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iMessage inquiry to ease my mind

I have discovered that at certain times, my iMessages are delivered as SMS instead; which is perfectly ok with me, considering I have it set up to do so. My question is, under what conditions are the ...
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Unable to receive SMS from iPhones

My wife just changed from an iPhone to a non-iPhone, and now it seems she can only receive SMS messages from non-iPhone users on her new phone. She can send SMS to anyone fine, it's just receiving SMS ...
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Why no Deliver notice?

When I text 1 person (who also has iphone) the message never says Delivered but the person does get the message. Why doesn't it say delivered like it does to anyone else I text with iMessage?
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How can I get Messages app?

I deleted my Messages app but I'm not sure how to re-install it. What can I do? I'm on 10.9.1 by the way.
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How to forward iPhone messages to Macbook or iPod?

I'm currently studying abroad in England. I have an iPod touch, iPhone 5, and Macbook Air. I recently took the SIM card out of my iPhone and received a UK Sim card so I can use data and texting here ...
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How can I prevent text messages going to my Mac?

I have just bought a MacBook Pro and all my text messages are coming through to it before coming through to my phone. I don't want this. I have followed help tips by opening Messages app but can't ...
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Turn off message sending from iCloud?

Whenever I send someone a text, I'm told that it shows that "myname@icloud.com" is sending the text and not my phone number. And when someone responds to "myname@icloud.com", I receive the message on ...
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Shortcut key to send new Messages.app text

I was wondering if there is a way to have a system wide shortcut key to display Messages.app with the "New Message" window open so that I can quickly send messages. Something like the little popup in ...
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How can I put my iMessage settings on my phone number instead of my apple ID?

I've just updated my iPhone 4s to ios 7.0.3 and I've set up a new apple ID but iMessage doesn't work on my phone even after I activated iMessage in settings. It used to work with my phone number ...