Apple’s proprietary messaging service introduced with iOS 5 and now available publicly for OS X Mountain Lion.

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imessage not working

I have a iPhone 4s running ios 8. The problem is, I used iMessage on a mac and now, people receive my messages from my email instead of my number? The settings don't let me send and receive messages ...
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permanently stop iPhone text messages from appearing on my iMac

How do I permanently stop iPhone text messages from appearing on my iMac. I don't want to send/receive/view messages on my computer. I only want to use my phone for sending/receiving/viewing messages. ...
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Disabling iMessage while travelling

I will be travelling overseas without mobile data. International SMS will be set up, but I have iMessage linked to this mobile number. I have other iPhones, iPads and Macs which also receive iMessages ...
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Upgraded to Plus from 5. ATT i would like to use iMessage on 5 and get all messages from plus

I have an old sim for iPhone 5. I see my number on old phone but it is greyed. I have the same email selected on Plus and 5. Is it possible to receive iMessages on both devices if the the IPhone 5 is ...
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SMS Relay – Hardware requirements?

I am unable to activate SMS Relay (aka Text Message Forwarding) between my iPhone 5s running iOS 8.1 and (a) my iMac running Yosemite and (b) my iPad Air running iOS 8.1. Neither the iMac nor the iPad ...
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Messages having issues logging on recently on Yosemite?

Just within the last day or two I have had Messages go out on me. It happened with 10.10 and then the same is occurring with 10.10.1. I see that others around the web are experiencing the same or a ...
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Identify if a text was sent using an iPhone

How can I find out if a text was sent via an iPhone instead of a Mac? I want to see if my kids are texting me from their iPhones or iPads to make sure they are where they say they are.
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Mac Keeps Messages Deleted From iPhone

When I delete messages from my iPhone, my Macbook Air keeps copies of the messages, is there a way to enable sync so that when I delete the messages from iPhone they delete on Mac and vice-versa?
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Difficulty sending iMessage

I'm having difficulty sending a photo (9.6 mb) through iMessage in OS X Yosemite from my Mac. When I check iMessage, it indicates "undelivered". Can anyone help me out?
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Why did I receive a text message on my Mac prior to my iPhone?

Since the Yosemite and iOS 8.1 updates, we can now receive our non-iMessages (SMS) messages on our Mac (more info). However, the following strange scenario happened to me: I was using my Mac and my ...
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Syncing iMessage conversations (especially deletes) across devices

Is there any way to sync iMessage conversations across devices, so that when I delete on one device, I don't have to delete on others? P.S. If it is not possible, is there a particular reason why? or ...
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Seeing SMS messages on iPad and iMessages on iPhone

I receive iMessages on my iPad and not on my iPhone. I receive SMS messages on my phone but not on my iPad. This is really bad and has caused me to miss 2 work leads in the last 24 hours. Where's the ...
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cant get my number to change from email to my phone number [closed]

I am need ing to know how I can use my cell phone number to send and recieve messages instead of my email address. When I go to my settings to change it my number is in grey and my email address is ...
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How to tell Messages “I'm not at home”?

I leave my Mac running 24/7, but I'm not always sitting at it. Is there any way to tell the Mac, or Messages specifically, if my phone isn't on the local wifi subnet, don't take messages, leave them ...
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Image Quality of Images Shared via Messages MMS

On iOS 8 on an iPhone 6, if I go to the Photos app, select one photo, and share via Messages, it will transfer at excellent quality. However, if I select 20 photos and share via Messages, it ...
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My iphone for the first time vibrate twice for one message

I was talking in face time with my husband and he sent me a message to I message, my phone vibrated but there wasn't a sms or notifications for the sms. After 3 seconds my phone vibrate again and ...
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iMessage reply dots are no longer showing

I don't know if it was the update for everyone using iOS 8 and my iPod 4g only goes to iOS 6.1.6 that is the issue or if there is something wrong with my iMessage or iPod. The reply dots used to show ...
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Is there a way to selectively enable “Text Message Forwarding”?

Yosemite's new "Text Message Forwarding" feature is a great convenience for communicating with friends and colleagues who use SMS for texting, but it has the potentially to fatally* undermine 2-factor ...
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I do not want my text messages to sync between two iPhones

My text messages are also appearing on my husband's iPhone. How do I get them to not sync?
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How can I choose by keyboard the autocorrect suggestions?

I love the apple magic trackpad but, I don't like to use mouse to chose something while I'm typing. Is there a way, to pick the option using the keyboard? PS: Note that sometimes it may exist ...
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How do I delete contact suggestions from Messages in OS X?

In the "To:" box in the Messages app on OS X, when I start typing in a contact name, I get old "iMessage" contacts which I've long since deleted. They certainly don't exist in my contacts; the only ...
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The phone number “is not registered with iMessage”

Right now I can't seem to send some text messages from my OS X. Here is a list of things I have done that will have caused the error: I fresh installed Yosemite about 2 days ago I updated my iPhone ...
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iMessages no longer working after Yosemite upgrade

I just updated my MacBook Pro (Early 2011) to OS X Yosemite, now iMessages is no longer working. I turned it off/on on both my computer and my iPhone, reset my Keychain, and a bunch of other stuff. ...
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How to keep messages after deactivating imessage?

I disabled imesseage (and removed the addresses) on my iphone 4. Afterwards, some old messages to some friends disappeared from my phone. I don't understand why. I restored imessage and the ...
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How to receive iMessages ONLY on the device you are currently using?

Is it possible to receive iMessages on the device you are currently using, and only that device. If so, how? Background: I don't want to receive iMessages on my iMac and Macbook Air when I'm not ...
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SMS not working from MBP with Yosemite and iOS 8

I have updated my mid 2012 MBP to yosemite, and my iPhone 5s is running iOS 8.0. My wife called me last night, and sure enough the call popped up on my MBP. I answered the call, and it works fine. ...
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Same machine registered multiple times with iCloud and iMessage, need to remove extras

I have and iMac and a MacBook Air. Somehow, they are registered multiple times in iCloud and I can't find the way to remove them. Apple support says they can't do it on their end! This came up during ...
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How to login to message app with different Apple IDs

I have several Apple IDs, so how can I login with all of these Apple IDs to iMessage on my iMac at once? I want to send imessage from many apple ID simultaneously. By message app, I sign in my apple ...
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iMessage on iPad: how do I know when the message is an sms or not?

I've upgraded to iOS8. I have an iPad and an iPhone. I'm chatting with a friend through his phone number with my iPad. I guess the iPad is using the iPhone carrier to send the sms. All works good. ...
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How to get iMessages from receiver on OS X Mavericks?

By imessage, I can send and get message from another Apple ID. Message history is storing in /Users/username/Library/Containers/com.apple.iChat/Data/Library/Messages (on my mac) In that directory, ...
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iMessage SMS fallback with iPad/Mac on my account

I've been having issues with iMessage when I don't have a data or wifi connection on my phone. I can send an SMS to my friend in that case, but I won't receive any SMS messages from him. To my ...
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Receiving a copy of text messages I send to other people after iOS 8 update

Why am I getting text messages I send to other people? It comes in as a new message to me. I checked the setting and I do not have it on BCC even though I think that is for group messages anyway. ...
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How to sign in Messages app in Mac Mavericks from terminal

Is it possible to sign in Message app from terminal ? When I search for it, I only see on how to send imessage from terminal. Thus, how can I do that ?
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Mark phone number as 'cannot receive iMessages'

iOS 8 & 7, iPhone 5S I have one phone number my iPhone insists ought to be iMessage-capable. The system is actually an automated response-counter I need for work to confirm I have received job ...
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how to achieve messages in osx server from message app in mavericks

I am using message app in mac mavericks and I also have osx server. Messages are achieved when users in osx server send message to each other from PC, iphone,etc. Is it possible to get messages ...
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How to restore iMessages from Macbook Pro to Phone?

I just updated to iOS 8.0.2, and it really screwed up my phone to the point that I had to restore my phone from a backup. Now, my iMessages on my iPhone are only up to the date of my last backup, ...
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iPod and iPhone iMessage inquiry

Okay, so my iPhone and iPod are both connected therefore the iMessages that I receive on my iPhone are also sent to my iPod, but earlier by mistake I disconnected my iPod through my iPhone settings. ...
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iPod touch 3rd generation takes a very long time to send iMessages

My iPod touch 3rd generation takes a very long time to send iMessages. I recently sent a iMessage to my friend, it took about three hours to send. What's going on and how can I fix it? I did try ...
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iMessage sent to one phone is going to another phone instead

My brother in laws daughter is intercepting all his iMessages on her iPhone. Someone sends him an iMessage and instead of going to his phone, it goes to hers???? This started right after she updated ...
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How to use message with OSX server in mac mavericks

I am new with osx server in mac mavericks. I want to send message locally between users I create in server. I have searched for solutions in google and apple documents, but I not yet found solution.I ...
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iMessages sent when iMessage is off do not get delivered until the next day

When my iMessage is off, And my friends send me a text using their iMessage, when I turn my iMessage back on, I still don't receive any message from them till the next day
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iMessage has stopped working on MacBook Pro

I have a 15-inch macbook pro that is mid-2012. The latest version of Mavericks is when the problem started, but it wasn't after the update to it. Just happened one day. My problem started randomly ...
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Issue with iMessage after ios8

After updating to ios8; my account for iMessage, which worked before the update, will no longer work on both my iPhone and my mac. It is telling me that it is unable to connect because it is being ...
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iMessage time stamping even though deleted

Using iMessage on an iPhone 5, and in iOS 7, if I deleted an individual text, then the timestamp of the conversation would be reduced to the last time stamp shown. Now in iOS 8, if I delete a text ...
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iMessage on old iPhone

So in the past few days I just retired my old iPhone 5 and upgraded to the new iPhone 6. Once I took the SIM out, I expected just standard carrier calls and texts to stop working (for obvious ...
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How do I get my iPhone's entire text history, accessible from my computer?

I did this successfully some time ago by (i believe) finding the place where they were all stored in my iPhone backups and using an application to read the files. They were all there, in one place -- ...
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iMessages between two devices are received by the device sending the message

When my husband sends me an iMessage from his iPhone 5c it sends it to him. If I send him a message from my iPhone 5c it send it to me. This has just happened since we updated yesterday.
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How do you delete individual texts from a message conversation in iOS 8?

I have downloaded ios8 and I am struggling to delete individual texts from a message conversation. When I open a message and highlight a text bubble, "more" still appears, but when I tick the box, the ...
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Can I view iMessage history from an iPhone set up as a new device?

I set up a new iPhone as a new device (not from a backup) but using my same Apple ID for iCloud and so on. Can I view my old iMessages on this phone? If I restore from backup, the messages appear. I ...
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How to stop my texts (iMessage) from showing on my Mac

Whenever I send or receive messages on my iPhone they show up on my MacBook also. I was wondering how I could get that to stop? It used to be that my texts wouldn't show up, and I could message ...