Messages continually asks for access to contacts.

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Staf, Aug 24, 2014.

  1. Staf macrumors newbie

    Apr 26, 2014
    Just installed Mavericks on third Mac. Messages continually asks for access to contacts at start up. How do I turn it off. Other two Macs with Mavericks (installed several months ago) do not have this problem.:(
  2. Ray2 macrumors 6502a

    Jul 8, 2014
    Check permissions on the prefs file. Mine got hosed during a recent Mavericks migration and I had a mess on my hands with more than just iMessage. Your experience was one of the many issues I had. If they're ok, trash the prefs file and restart iMessage. If they're not ok, go to Apple's discussion forums and look for Linc Davis posts on the subject. Don't bother with MacRumors.

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