Just activated my Galaxy Nexus, iChat???

Discussion in 'Alternatives to iOS and iOS Devices' started by sk1wbw, May 9, 2013.

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    sk1wbw

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    So I just activated it at Verizon a few hours ago and I'm not getting sms messages at all. My friend still shows I'm coming from iChat.

    Any ideas?
     
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    fr4c

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    Did you replace an iPhone? If so you need to sign out of iMessages, as well as turning off iMessage in the Message settings on the iPhone that you replaced.
     
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    sk1wbw

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    I turned off iMessage on the iPhone, but I'm not sure how to sign out of it on the MacBook?
     
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    Switchback666

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    Go to Messages preferences on Mac, in the accounts tab you will see your apple id plus the "you can be reached at..." uncheck phone number and done.
     
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    sk1wbw

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    Thanks, hopefully that will work. It didn't occur to me that I would have to do that.
     
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    Gav2k

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    You can also sign into your apple account and disassociate your old iphone from your account.
     

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