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HT2515 My ichat on my Macbook doesn't have the add buddy button, how do I fix this?

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My ichat on my macbook doesn't have the add buddy button, how can I fix this?Picture 22.png

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
  • Ralph Johns (UK) Level 9 Level 9 (66,840 points)

    Hi,

     

    That will be the Bonjour Buddy List.

     

    The Buddies are added to this one automatically.

    It picks up the other people using Macs and with iChat ON  (or Messages) with the Bonjour account enabled.

    You see their Name as it is in their Address Book > My Card.

    They see your Name as per your My Card in the Address Book (Contacts app on Mountain Lion)

     

    You will need to set up iChat with either an AIM name or a Jabber based one.

     

     

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