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no chat on iPad, YouTube and Chrome for replay of video (Safari does provide chat)

On my iPads and iPhone, YouTube chat for replayed videos does not appear in either the YouTube app nor on Chrome. But when I open them in Safari, the chat appears. I believe this is a relatively new ...
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Export Whatsapp chat with replies [duplicate]

I'm trying to export a Whatsapp chat from an iPhone Xr with iOS 15.6 including replies to messages. I tried to explore the ChatStorage.sqlite db trying to understand how does it works but it's very &...
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How to video chat with a PowerBook G4

I have a PowerBook G4 (1.33Ghz, 1.5 GB ram) and would like to use it to video chat with my mom, who has newer apple products (FaceTime and the like). I don’t know if iChat is a viable option or if a ...
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Transfer WeChat history from Mac to iPhone (not the other way around)

My phone broke and was forced to get a new phone without backing up my WeChat chat history. However, because I always use the MacOS app, I still have my entire history on my Mac. But I can't seem to ...
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Get group chat membership from `chat.db`

I'm able to able to natively access my iMessages through chat.db. and associated contacts through the databases in ~/Library/Application Support/AddressBook/Sources - is there any similar database for ...
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Have iMessage chat.db in Mac updated without user being logged in

I want to connect (through ssh, for example) to users in different computers and copy their iMessage history (chat.db). But this file doesn't get updated while the user isn't logged in. Is there a ...
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I live in Taipei, how can I get help by chat in English?

I would like to use the chatsupport feature. I am in Taipei and my only languages are Math, Python and English. However chatsupport will only converse with me in Chinese. I walked into Apple Taipei ...
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Group Chat problem with Messages app

I have this problem whenever a group chat is created in Messages with me included. Any time somebody sends a text to the group, it sends it to me directly, but to everybody else it is shown in the ...
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How I can save the Skype chat history from my iPad?

How I can save the Skype chat history from my ipad? It does not matter in what format, for example as a text file. In my ipad, I have a chat history, which is very important for me. This chat history ...
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How can I get IRC Colloquy to catch up history of a channel when I reconnect?

How can I get colloquy to catch up history of a channel when I turn back on my laptop? I assume its something like leave a bot in the room. Thanks, Martin. PS. Perhaps someone would make the tags ...
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Same group, multiple group chats - How to fix?

I'm in a group chat with 3 others. We all have iPhones. About a month ago, a new group chat was created with the same group. I deleted it, but it came back. 3 of the 4 of us experience this problem. ...
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Which IRC client stays online when in background?

I tried some iOS IRC clients, but when I put the app in the background, I am logged out. Are there any iOS IRC clients that stay online when in background?
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Jabber XMPP chat client for iOS with push notifications

Chat Secure is working on iOS with Jabber but it doesn't stay active in the background (just for 10 minutes) so it is not really an alternative to the internal iMessage Chat. Which app is able to ...
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Turn off login notification email for Facebook chat on a Mac

I have setup Facebook chat in Messages on my Mac. The problem is that every time Messages logs in to chat, I receive an email saying: It looks like someone logged into "Facebook Chat" on Sunday, ...
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Sending images/attachments via Google Chat in Messages app

Is it possible to send images or other attachments in the Messages desktop app (OS X) when talking to someone on Google Chat (Jabber)? I have tried sending files but they never receive them.
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Messages.app not displaying messages sent while offline

Every once in a while, I will get signed out of Messages (which I use to interface with my Google Talk account) due to connectivity issues. If this happens when I am having a conversation with someone,...
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iMessage stopped working on Mac [duplicate]

Recently, iMessage won't sign in on my MacBook Air (10.8.4). I opened up Messages a couple of days ago, and my iMessage account was signed out. Upon trying to sign back in, I get a message reading: ...
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What is the Bonjour option in iMessage for?

iMessage has a Bonjour option but there isn't any explanation on what this all is about. So what can I do with this?
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Messages.app won't add new account

I recently decided I'd try to use Messages.app instead of Adium as my all-in-one chat app, and was immediately stymied by the + button in the Accounts pane not working. I click the button, it darkens ...
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Ipad multi network chat and SMS app

Is there an ipad app for various Instant message networks and SMS? Please recommend something that's as minimalist as the iMessage app, not a big flashy mess.
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Google enabled Chat on iPhone

Does Google have an iPhone app that supports Googel Talk \ Gmail chat? Google says: No need to download or install anything. Start chatting from your iPhone's browser at: http://www.google.com/...
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Making Messages report that it is a different client

My company recently upgraded their XMPP server for internal chat, and now require the Jitsi client. I don't know if Jitsi is nice on Windows, but the Mac version is like having bleach dripped in my ...
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How to tell what time I sent a text?

Is there any way to find out when exactly an un-timestamped chat was sent? My friend Max swears I didn't promptly inform him of my whereabouts this past weekend. I remember the exchange differently. ...
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iOS6 on iPod: Facebook Messenger doesn't show notifications

I have both Facebook and Facebook Messenger installed on my 4th generation iPod Touch, and Facebook messenger doesn't seem to receive push notifications. The setting is on in the iOS settings, but it ...
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Is there a free, actively developed IRC client for Snow Leopard?

So far I've been able to find only outdated clients, which are either abandoned years ago or they are currently developed but only for newer systems, or commercial. Is there a free1 client actively ...
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Will it ever be possible to port BlackBerry messenger (BBM) to the iPhone?

Will we ever have BBM service on the iPhone ? Is it possible to port such feature from the blackberry to the iPhone ? I know they use their own servers for verification, but isn't there a method that ...
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iMessages - can one disable 'join/leave' messages in group chats?

Does anyone know where you can disable the join/leave messages in group chats in iMessages? In low-traffic chats it's utterly annoying to have scrollbacks full of 'xxx joined the chat.'/'yyy left the ...
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iPad messenger for Windows Live Network

I'm looking for a FREE chat client that supports Windows Live network (Messenger) and is designed for iPad. The iPad Windows Live Messenger application is designed for iPhone, so when you install it ...
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Is there a setting to force Adium to open a new chat in a new window?

For Adium, a single window holds many chats. from official link (http://trac.adium.im/wiki/TabbedMessaging) "A single window might contain 10 different tabbed chats" Is there any setting where I ...
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iMessage/Chat exit to see new message

iMessage started acting up today. If I get a message from someone and I am reading it in the "chat" window when that person sends me a new message, I have to click>Messages(1), exit the chat window ...
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How to do voice chat with iChat by configuring Google account

I have a Gmail account. I have configure it with my iChat. I can do normal chat, but I can not do voice chat with my other friends who have a Gmail account or are using Google Talk. So, how can I ...
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Can I create a chat room for 3 different clients for Gtalk service?

I'm using Adium on my Mac and I wish to communicate with several people. My friend on Linux uses Pidgin. Another friend is using Gtalk client and all using gtalk service. It's possible to create a ...
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QuickLook doesn’t work with Chat transcript files

Trying to use QuickLook for Chat transcript files isn’t working anymore on my machine. First it takes >10 seconds to load (for files <20KB) - and then when it does finally load, it’s just an icon....
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Dealing with bad Gmail certificate in Adium

My wife and I are both running current versions of OS X (10.7.2) and Adium (1.4.3). We both use gmail accounts in it for instant messaging. She launched Adium yesterday, and it complained that Gmail'...
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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, ...
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Is there a way to use my USB web Camera which I use with my windows PC to use with my iPad first edition?

Is there a way to use my USB web Camera which I use with my windows PC to use with my iPad first edition? Or any other camera to use with ipad first edition.
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How to connect a Facebook account to Adium?

For some reason I can't get Adium to connect to Facebook. Facebook refuses to log me in every time I try. I have the right email address and the right password... but it keeps asking for password.
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What is the best way to use Gtalk on iphone?

What is the best way to use Gtalk on iphone?
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A jabber chat client that displays a list of rooms?

I'm on OS X 10.6.6, and I've tried Adium and iChat, but neither are iChat isn't capable of showing a list of available rooms anywhere on our company chat server. Does anyone know of a Jabber chat ...
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App to video chat between iPod Touch 4 and Android phone?

I am looking to do a video chat between an iPod Touch 4 and an Android phone (not sure which version, but less than a year old). Both of these devices have video cameras and microphones, I'm just not ...
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