Step 2: Connect to available Wi-Fi network. Step 3:Â Next, on your Mac, open your Messages, then Preferences and then select Accounts. Head back to Messages and turn-on iMessage. Lastly, contact your wireless provider to make sure that iMessage is supported by, this will help save time when iMessage waiting for activation after iMessage activation unsuccessful. Look at the possible solutions below — they work for both iMessage and FaceTime.
Step 2: Select General and then Messages. After the startup process is over, launch System Preferences and modify the settings that were reset e. Step 5: Finally turn on both iMessages. So the next course of action you take is to check whether it works on your iPhone or iPad if you have any one of those but curiously your device works as you are able to receive messages and make calls on your device s. . Step 1: Go to Settings on your iPhone. Delete everything that begins with com.
There seem to be some issues with Messages on Sierra, some discussion here: I initially had problems setting it up after I updated my MacBook Air to Sierra but eventually got it to show all my contacts. Try to log into FaceTime again. Sign in to your FaceTime again to see if the error has been addressed. If you still get the activation error then move on to the next step. We have introduced here many methods to clear the error while activation iMessage.
Tap on Airplane Mode for a few seconds and turn it On again. The potential fix The fix involves getting Apple's servers to re-initialize your mac hardware to be allowed to access your iCloud services. Deleting keys from KeyChain which belongs to iMessage 4. I want to say that I've been fighting this problem for 6 months or more since I got my MacBook Air, and have done every single thing on this list to try resolving the issue. Follow the steps below to eliminate such possibility.
Thank you, thank you, thank you. Step 9: If there is no prompt at all, then return off iMessages and re-turn it on in Settings. Try to login to iMessage now, it should work. Step 4: Make sure to set the correct time zone. But I might this week. I have a problem with these two apps. We suggest a back up to iTunes and select the option to encrypt your backup.
Then I tried Facetime and it worked!! But Apple maintained that the service remained safe to use, with solid privacy safeguards in place. These include time zone, display resolution, sound volume, startup disk selection, and recent kernel panic information. Â You start up your Mac and if you see an update on your Mac then you make sure to give your Mac the update it needs to keep your Mac in fine shape. Before fixing the error, make sure there is an error. The iMessages will be charged and charges depend upon your phone network. If the iMessage works and you do not get any activation error then restart in normal mode and try again. Could not sign in to FaceTime.
Launch FaceTime and try signing in again. The only solution I've found after all of this are two keychain items: ids: identity-rsa-private-key ids: identity-rsa-public-key If I delete these two keychain items, and reboot the system, I can login for one session. Open your contacts and see your own phone number on the top of the contacts. Any ideas on how to fix iCloud Keychain from doing this? As a result of which some of the genuine Apple users got blocked and some still gets blocked temporarily and could not sign in to iMessage or Facetime. Next, just check the box for the setting Set date and time automatically. The answer above about deleting the com. If no message is shown.
I had this problem randomly with the messages app and facetime. FaceTime makes it so easy for Apple users to connect with family and friends wherever they are in the world. This method works to refresh the encryption keys that is being held and used by your iMessage and FaceTime. If you are the owner of one of these devices you can register one or more email addresses with Apple, and, additionally if you are iPhone owner you can register your phone numbers with Apple, provided your carrier is supported. If I create a new User on the machine, and do not enable iCloud Keychain sync in the iCloud settings, everything works fine. The iMyFone official website has offered the free trial version so that you can figure out whether your device can be detected.
I'm not sure if the iMessage was working on the device or not, since most people don't pay attention to it with the ability of it utilizing text messaging also. The company discovered a bug that allowed people to eavesdrop and spy on unsuspecting iPhone owners. I highly doubt that this is the issue as I have never seen anything like this occur before but I'm sure it could happen again. I restarted the macbook air and when the prompt came up that I needed to login to iCloud, I clicked cancel and opened iMessage and tried to log in. Basically, the customer purchased a brand new iPhone from one of my stores a week before and it didn't come with a preinstalled sim card when the employee opened up the sealed box, so the employee just pulled out a new sim card from our inventory and activated it with the device. Basically, step 16 is happening.