2 Replies Latest reply: Jul 23, 2013 7:38 AM by Hurangeshu
nickradley Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

The notification badge on my Messages app is showing "-1".

Math error?


Screen Shot 2012-12-02 at 6.51.01 PM.jpg


Once I launched the app the notification badge went away.


MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid 2009), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • Ralph Johns (UK) Level 9 Level 9 (68,985 points)



    In the Finder > Go Menu > Go to Folder type in ~/Library/Preferences

    In the Preferences find the com.apple.imservice.iMessage.plist and drag it to the Trash.


    Restart Messages.



    9:59 PM      Monday; December 3, 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

  • Hurangeshu Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Thanks!  I had this same issue and this fixed it for me.