6 Replies Latest reply: Jul 22, 2012 2:35 PM by fred62s
fred62s Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

After months of using Messages without incident, I'm suddenly unable to successfly transfer a photo via iMessage.

 

I've tried sending different photos to different iMessage accounts (both phone numbers and email address) but the file transfer window continues to show "Zero KB of xx KB" transfered. It will appear to be loading but suddenly stop not not transfer.

 

The photo appears in the chat window but without the telltale "Delievered" message.

 

I've tried logging in/out of my iMessages account, restarting Messages, starting a new message window, etc. with no avail.

 

I can send photos via iMessages on my ipod on the same network, and I'm receiving texts just fine, so I'm not sure it's a network issue.

 

Any ideas?


iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.4)
  • 1. Re: Can't transfer photos, files
    Ralph Johns (UK) Level 9 Level 9 (67,480 points)

    Hi,

     

    Do the pictures sent from the iPod sync to the Messages beta ?

     

     


    9:11 PM      Sunday; July 22, 2012


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

     

      iMac 2.5Ghz 5i 2011 (Lion 10.7.2)
     G4/1GhzDual MDD (Leopard 10.5.8)
     MacBookPro 2Gb (Snow Leopard 10.6.8)
     Mac OS X (10.6.8),

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

  • 2. Re: Can't transfer photos, files
    fred62s Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Hi Ralph,

     

    No, they do not.

     

    I've also tried signing in/out of my iMessages account on the ipod as well.

  • 3. Re: Can't transfer photos, files
    Ralph Johns (UK) Level 9 Level 9 (67,480 points)

    HI,

     

    I am seeing a range of Posts about iMessages and FaceTime (mostly registration) that would seem to relate to server issues with Apple IDs being used with these Apps.

     

    I do not seem to be having issues myself.

     

    As the date for Mountain Lion approaches we may see more of this.

     

     

     

     


    9:33 PM      Sunday; July 22, 2012


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

     

      iMac 2.5Ghz 5i 2011 (Lion 10.7.2)
     G4/1GhzDual MDD (Leopard 10.5.8)
     MacBookPro 2Gb (Snow Leopard 10.6.8)
     Mac OS X (10.6.8),

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

  • 4. Re: Can't transfer photos, files
    verdi1987 Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)

    iMessage is not working on 3 of 4 of my devices. Beginning earlier today, Messages on my iMac, MacBook Pro, and iPad do not work. iMessage is somewhat functional on my iPhone. Plain text seems to go through, but any sort of multimedia will be stuck on "Sending..."

     

    On my iMac, after noticing the problem, I tried to reactivate iMessage by signing out. I have been trying for hours to sign in, but the server cannot authenticate. Same goes for Facetime.

     

    I'm still signed in to iMessage on my other devices. However, no contact is resolvable as a valid iMessage recipient. Also, none of my sent iMessages from my phone appear on the other devices as they normally do. (I use my e-mail as the return address.)

  • 5. Re: Can't transfer photos, files
    Ralph Johns (UK) Level 9 Level 9 (67,480 points)

    HI,

     

    I am retracting my statement on not having issues myself.

     

    One post referred to sending pics so I sent my wife a pic and she did not (and has not ) receive (d) it.

     

    It also has not synced with my iPhone.

     

    Sending a text with no picture appears to work.

     

    I am trying with a smaller pic (for speed mainly)

     

    Texting between Messages beta and the my iPhone works.

    Pics don't appear to work

     

     

     

     


    9:49 PM      Sunday; July 22, 2012


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

     

      iMac 2.5Ghz 5i 2011 (Lion 10.7.2)
     G4/1GhzDual MDD (Leopard 10.5.8)
     MacBookPro 2Gb (Snow Leopard 10.6.8)
     Mac OS X (10.6.8),

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

  • 6. Re: Can't transfer photos, files
    fred62s Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Usually when something like this happens, my first thought is a server issue but it struck me odd that no one else had reported it yet. It was also odd that one device could send pictures but not another.

     

    Guess we'll have to all wait and see.

     

     

    Edit: Wow. Went over to the iPhone/Messages sub forum and it's a nightmare. Word (and who knows the source) was that it was a widespread server issue and should be fixed within 24 hrs.