Can you disconnect iMessage from multiple devices?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by MDTerp, May 7, 2015.

  1. MDTerp macrumors newbie

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    Sep 18, 2012
    #1
    I have 3 devices that have iMessage:

    iPhone 6 (personal)
    iPhone 6 (work)
    MacBook Air (personal)

    Currently, iMessages from both phones will appear in iMessage on my MacBook Air. Is it possible only get my personal iMessages to push to the Air? I'd like to keep the work phone totally separate from my personal devices (although I only have 1 Apple ID and it's signed into both phones).

    Anyone know how I can do this? Thank you!!
     
  2. BruiserB macrumors 65816

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    Aug 9, 2008
    #2
    You can do it by getting a different AppleID for your work phone.

    You can still have the same iTunes Store account on both phones so you can share apps and purchases. But you'll have to create a different AppleID and log into iCloud with it on your work phone. You will however end up with separate Contacts on both phones....modifying one won't change the other, etc.
     
  3. ApfelKuchen macrumors 68020

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    Between the coasts
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    Messages > Preferences > Accounts > Settings: "You can be reached for messages at:" There will be check-boxes for each phone number and email address. Un-check the business phone number.
     

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