|Aug 17, 2011, 05:57 PM||#1|
iChat forgets saved passwords after reboot
Searched the Lion forum and Google and couldn't find anything on this.
Every time I reboot my iMac running Lion, iChat needs me to re-enter my passwords for my AIM, Gtalk, and Yahoo! IM accounts. This only happens when I reboot -- that is, if I quit and re-open iChat, it works fine. Anybody else having this?
I have a clean install of Lion
I have Restore windows when quitting/re-openning enabled
I have the passwords saved in the Mail, Contacts and Calendars Pref pane
I also direct iChat to save my passwords in the keychain every time I re-enter them
Having no similar saved password issues in Mail, iCal, etc.
Having no other problems with the shiny new iChat, and this is of course only a minor nuisance (I only reboot once/day), just curious to know if anybody else has run into this and if there are any solutions floating about.
Last edited by ginsengbomb; Aug 17, 2011 at 05:58 PM. Reason: additional detail
|Aug 17, 2011, 11:35 PM||#2|
Before doing any of these steps, see if Keychain First Aid helps: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.h...6/en/9081.html
If that doesn't work;
If it still fails;
If all of that doesn't work, your last resort is to try creating a new user account, and then reinstalling OS X.
Last edited by Quad5Ny; Aug 17, 2011 at 11:56 PM.
|Dec 12, 2011, 10:27 PM||#3|
I had an issue where i saw everyone online but nobody saw me online on their buddy list. even though i was not set to invisible. I followed your first step, and BOOYAAAA
Now it works. Thanks a million
MBP 2.66Ghz i7 unibody, 8Gb ram, 500g HDiPhone 4/32Gb
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