Now instead of downloading a software that takes up precious memory space and then creating accounts on other chat sites, with Apple Mac iChat you are just one click away from getting all the latest gossip from your closest pals.
Unlike some chat programs, Mac OS X inbuilt version is very versatile. Whether you only have time for a simple text chat, have no make up on and just want to take part in a audio catch up, want a private chat with just one other person or want to talk to a whole group mates, you can do all this a more with Mac iChat.
Now you got the juicy, albeit brief details, I bet you want to get your iChat hooked up and ready to dial. Here’s how…
1.) If you have not done so already start by setting up your iChat account.
2.) To do this load up your iChat app by double clicking on the named icon in your Dock.
3.) Next follow the instructions from the dialog box that appears.
Now you should have created yourself an account, next step is to add some buddies…
1.) Browse for the Buddy Menu, once located click ‘Add Buddy’. Alternatively you can select the + sign found at the bottom of your Buddy list window.
2.) Next type the name of your new friends account into the empty ‘Account Name’ field.
3.) Follow this by selecting the type of account your new buddy has from the pop-up menu that appears.
4.) Now you need to choose which group you’d like your Buddy to belong too.
5.) Finish off the process by typing in your buddy’s first and last name in the appropriate boxes.
6.) Finally press the ‘Add Button’.
That’s all! Now you and your buddy are free to dial and chat whenever the mood takes over. You will know when to call as your Buddy’s status indicator icon (displayed next to their name) will light up when they are online. To ring and start a chat, simply go ahead and double click on their account name.