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iChat for iPad2

9621 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Mar 13, 2011 12:15 PM by millianman32 RSS
Mark Hollingsworth Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)
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Mar 5, 2011 10:43 AM
iChat works so well on the Mac, is there an iChat for the new iPad2?

Not applicable for the iPad, but one of the things I like the best about iChat is the 'screen sharing' option. Yes, there are other ways to do it, but this is super easy- especially for the person on the other end. I can remotely help out my dad and Daughter with problems, logging right into their computer.

All that said, iChat in the new iPad2 would really be a great feature.
Perhaps they won't do it, saying you have to go to Facetime?
(Apple, please do not delete post)

any knowledge?
Mac Pro- 2x2.26 Quad-Core, Mac OS X (10.6.6), 14 gig RAM- 30" monitor
  • Julian Wright Level 7 Level 7 (34,835 points)
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    Mar 5, 2011 11:10 AM (in response to Mark Hollingsworth)
    There is no iChat for any iOS device. Do you use iChat for text chat, voice chat or video chat?

    Third-party apps provide instant messaging features compatible with iChat. I use "Verbs" on my iPhone.
    iMac 20", MacBook, Time Capsule, Airport Express, AppleTV 2, Mac OS X (10.6.6 + 10.7) - iPhone 3GS 32GB, iPad WiFi 32GB
  • mnghfcvb Calculating status...
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    Mar 11, 2011 9:04 PM (in response to Julian Wright)
    it would be great if apple would finally allow the ios devices video chat with ichat. a lot of people have macs but dont have an ios device and dont really want to download and use facetime instead of ichat like everybody else. i think now with the capabilities of ipad 2, it should be possible to have it communicate with ichat for video chat just as it does for text.
    ipad 2, iOS 4
  • HuskieN Level 3 Level 3 (980 points)
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    Mar 11, 2011 9:11 PM (in response to mnghfcvb)
    www.apple.com/feedback

    Submit your request to that link for Apple to consider it.

    Message was edited by: HuskieN
    iPad 1, iOS 4
  • millianman32 Calculating status...
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    Mar 13, 2011 12:15 PM (in response to Mark Hollingsworth)
    I understand there is a lot of different im messengers out there but
    ichat works very well for multiple purposes. I really like the screen sharing as im always having problems and my friend can help me. Here lies the problem now, he travels a lot and now just takes his Ipad so it would be a great benefit to see this added to the app store for ipads.
    pro, Mac OS X (10.6.6)

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