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You cannot reset your phone, or it will need you to change to latest iOS 8. Apple doesn't sign old iOS versions which means it's impossible to restore an old iOS version. If you want to just wipe the texts and contacts, that's an easier task. If you have ever synced your iPhone with iTunes, you just need to sync it in the following fashion: if you ...


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Typically the size of the SMS package is controlled by the network provider but it is on average 3 Meg per message. So a single photo will look sharp. How ever if you try to send multiple photos they have to fit in the 3 Meg bucket, and will be reduced in size. You best option is to use Dropbox or Google drive, Photobucket ect.... if you want to send ...


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You would need to contact whoever is sending them to you, and request that they stop. Generally replying with the word "STOP" will unsubscribe you. This is not specific to Apple devices.


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Just found the solution myself: Messages on OS X doesn't allow "Recent" contacts to be deleted, but Messages on iOS does allow this. An oversight by Apple, but this is a fix nonetheless.


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Pick it up on one, the others go silent. Just checking the lock screen on an iDevice is not sufficient, you need to swipe & open. On a Mac, bringing Messages to the front will do it.


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Open System Preferences. Click on "Internet Accounts". Click "iCloud". Enter the email and password associated with the Apple ID you want to add, then click "Sign In". If you logged in correctly, the account you just added should now appear in the left-hand side of the window. Click on it. If you want, you can click the "Details" button and edit the ...


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lost my aple id passwords several times after downloading iOS8 and then the imessaging issues. Going back to the iPhone to reset the imessaging worked for me---nothing worked using my iPad2 by itself---I too had lost the phone number from the imessaging send/receive lists. ALL worked OK after resetting the messaging on my iPhone 5 (which is not using iOS8 ...


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I've researched it a bit and tinkered with the messages application myself because I too use multiple accounts and thought a different picture would actually be great for my uses. However to my disappointment, this isn't a possibility. You can only change your account picture as a one-for-everything picture in Messages -> Change My Picture... which is a ...


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I couldn't figure out how to see only messages sent by other people, but you can see the text of all messages (and some other strings) by running: for f in ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.iChat/Data/Library/Messages/Archive/*/*.ichat;do plutil -convert xml1 "$f" -o -|ruby -rplist -e 'puts ...


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Messages supports AppleScript. You can view the Messages's AppleScript dictionary using the AppleScript Editor: Applications > Utilities > AppleScript Editor.app The AppleScript command log in suggests you can sign in programmatically: log in v : Log in to the specified service, or all services if none is specified. If the account password is ...


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I know how to fix this problem, just found out while looking for a solution: Open the Messages app in Mavericks Click in Preferences, then select your iCloud account. Over there you have to click in Details... Login in your iCloud. In Location change to your desired country code and save.


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Try looking in ~/Library/Messages


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As Buscar noted above, I got an answer to my problem from a very helpful person on the Apple discussion board. You can see the discussion here. Somehow, this problem is related to permissions, and ACLs. The answer involved checking permissions from the command-line to see if there was a problem, and then resetting the permissions using either the command ...



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