New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus • Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts • Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
OS X - Apps and Games Discussion of applications and games available for Mac OS X.

Other - iChat MSN


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
shaun89

 
shaun89's Avatar
 
Member Since: Apr 09, 2004
Posts: 1,072
shaun89 will become famous soon enough

shaun89 is offline
Will a @msn.com, @hotmail.com, or @gmail.com, e-mail adress work in iChat? Can you log in and chat? What can you use with iChat???

Thanks to all replying.
QUOTE Thanks
trpnmonkey41

 
Member Since: Jul 22, 2003
Location: Hamilton College
Posts: 7,003
trpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to behold
Mac Specs: 20" iMac C2D 2.16ghz, 13" MacBook 2.0ghz, 60gb iPod vid, 1gb nano

trpnmonkey41 is offline
You can use AIM/.mac

Don't forget to use the new User Reputation System
QUOTE Thanks
meltbanana314
Guest
 
Posts: n/a

Quote:
Originally Posted by trpnmonkey41
You can use AIM/.mac
Don't forget ICQ!
QUOTE Thanks
trpnmonkey41

 
Member Since: Jul 22, 2003
Location: Hamilton College
Posts: 7,003
trpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to behold
Mac Specs: 20" iMac C2D 2.16ghz, 13" MacBook 2.0ghz, 60gb iPod vid, 1gb nano

trpnmonkey41 is offline
I don't know if you can log on using ICQ but since AIM and ICQ can chat with each other you talk to ICQ users

Don't forget to use the new User Reputation System
QUOTE Thanks
shaun89

 
shaun89's Avatar
 
Member Since: Apr 09, 2004
Posts: 1,072
shaun89 will become famous soon enough

shaun89 is offline
Ok Thanks. If you have a AIM account (@yahoo.com right?) You can talk to people on hotmail or msn right? Like still beable to IM ?? Thanks again.
QUOTE Thanks
trpnmonkey41

 
Member Since: Jul 22, 2003
Location: Hamilton College
Posts: 7,003
trpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to behold
Mac Specs: 20" iMac C2D 2.16ghz, 13" MacBook 2.0ghz, 60gb iPod vid, 1gb nano

trpnmonkey41 is offline
You can not talk to people who use Yahoo or MSN in iChat
AIM accounts do not have email addresses

Don't forget to use the new User Reputation System
QUOTE Thanks
shaun89

 
shaun89's Avatar
 
Member Since: Apr 09, 2004
Posts: 1,072
shaun89 will become famous soon enough

shaun89 is offline
Ohh... SO you have screen names? And you can ONLY talk to other people using AIM screen names?
QUOTE Thanks
trpnmonkey41

 
Member Since: Jul 22, 2003
Location: Hamilton College
Posts: 7,003
trpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to beholdtrpnmonkey41 is a splendid one to behold
Mac Specs: 20" iMac C2D 2.16ghz, 13" MacBook 2.0ghz, 60gb iPod vid, 1gb nano

trpnmonkey41 is offline
you can talk to people who use AIM/AOL/ICQ/ or have a .mac email address

Don't forget to use the new User Reputation System
QUOTE Thanks
shaun89

 
shaun89's Avatar
 
Member Since: Apr 09, 2004
Posts: 1,072
shaun89 will become famous soon enough

shaun89 is offline
Right. Thanks. I think iChat would be a a little mreo popular if it supported MSN.

Thanks everyone.
QUOTE Thanks
meltbanana314
Guest
 
Posts: n/a

Quote:
Originally Posted by shaun89
Right. Thanks. I think iChat would be a a little mreo popular if it supported MSN.

Thanks everyone.
They probably would implement it if Microsoft would allow it.
QUOTE Thanks
shaun89

 
shaun89's Avatar
 
Member Since: Apr 09, 2004
Posts: 1,072
shaun89 will become famous soon enough

shaun89 is offline
Oh... Never knew that MS didn't allow apple to make MSN work in iChat.
QUOTE Thanks
meltbanana314
Guest
 
Posts: n/a

Quote:
Originally Posted by shaun89
Oh... Never knew that MS didn't allow apple to make MSN work in iChat.
I didn't quite mean that. I'm just speculating that Apple probably asked Microsoft if they could implement it, and Microsoft said no. Maybe Apple never asked at all, but I think they would have considering they want to make it easier for their users to communicate with others, and would try a multiservice IM approach like AdiumX. I'm just spinning off cracked theories, don't mind me.
QUOTE Thanks
ryanmt

 
Member Since: Apr 25, 2004
Location: Maryland, United States
Posts: 58
ryanmt is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: Apple iMAC Core Duo (20"/1gb/250/SD/BT/AP)

ryanmt is offline
i wish ichat supported Yahoo IM
QUOTE Thanks
cradom

 
cradom's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 14, 2004
Location: Nederland, Texas
Posts: 2,993
cradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant futurecradom has a brilliant future
Mac Specs: 21in iMac core2 Duo- 13in macbook - 10.9 on both

cradom is offline
Well, there's always Adium, Fire and Proteus(sp?).
They can connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo and some others. All at the same time.

Craig Domingue - resident redneck.
“Never argue with an idiot. He will only bring you down to his level and beat you with experience.”, George Carlin
QUOTE Thanks
edgefusion

 
edgefusion's Avatar
 
Member Since: Nov 16, 2004
Location: London, UK
Posts: 407
edgefusion will become famous soon enough
Mac Specs: MacBook | 1.83ghz | 2gb ram

edgefusion is offline
I use a combination of iChat and Proteus, I just can't tear myself away from iChat! It looks so pretty...

QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Games recommendations. | Can you download your e-mail onto two macs using entourage? »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
MSN problems Bluewolf Switcher Hangout 14 01-10-2006 03:32 AM
Getting rid of MSN icon on my desktop Creosote Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 6 03-16-2005 03:51 AM
Is there an alternative to msn messager? BenV OS X - Apps and Games 3 01-31-2005 03:22 PM
MSN Games? minus182 Switcher Hangout 10 11-27-2004 02:18 PM
How do I use iChat? (Jag) Bluewolf Switcher Hangout 8 05-03-2004 04:53 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:34 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?