Use on iChat?

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by ann713, Oct 22, 2011.

  1. ann713 macrumors 6502a

    Nov 30, 2008
    I recently made a new e-mail addy with the launch of iCloud. iChat doesn't seem to accept my username or password. Any way around this?
  2. 'Jay-M macrumors newbie

    Jan 22, 2012
    then use the old one.
  3. ann713 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Nov 30, 2008
    Yeah, you're helpful. :rolleyes:
  4. d21mike macrumors 68040


    Jul 11, 2007
    Torrance, CA
    Checkout Apples Web Page for iChat. Looks like iCloud accounts should work. I converted from MobileMe so was not sure about new iCloud users.

    "To use iChat, all you need is access to the Internet and one of the following accounts: iCloud, MobileMe, AIM (AOL Instant Messenger), Google Talk, Yahoo, or Jabber. Here's how to set up and use iChat."
  5. jeffholton macrumors newbie

    Mar 18, 2012
    Solved, I think

    I think I figured it out.

    I moved from MobileMe to iCloud the other day and noticed tonight that iChat wasn't letting me log in anymore.

    I deleted and then recreated the account in iChat preferences, which consisted of all of about ten seconds to type in my username and password again.

    Works just fine now.

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