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Does iChat allow me to contact people with non-Appleproducts sich as a smartphone

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Does iChat allow me to contact people with non-Appleproducts sich as a smartphone.

  • Ralph Johns (UK) Level 9 Level 9 (66,880 points)

    HI,

     

    No and yes.

     

    iChat Can contact Cell/mobile Phones in the United States on Carriers that support SMS forwarding  when set up as an AIM Buddy (and the Computer is also set as if it were in the United States.)

    https://discussions.apple.com/message/19932302#19932302

     

    IF the person is using AIM on their Phone you can contact them.

     

    Other than these more workaround ways the answer is in fact No.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


    11:00 PM      Sunday; October 7, 2012


    Please, if posting Logs, do not post any Log info after the line "Binary Images for iChat"

     

      iMac 2.5Ghz 5i 2011 (Mountain Lion 10.8.2)
     G4/1GhzDual MDD (Leopard 10.5.8)
     MacBookPro 2Gb (Snow Leopard 10.6.8)
     Mac OS X (10.6.8),
     Couple of iPhones and an iPad

    "Limit the Logs to the Bits above Binary Images."  No, Seriously

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