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AIM Login Support Discontinued for and IDs

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Last month Apple issued a support document stating that as of June 30, 2014, it would stop support for AIM users with or IDs. Apple noted that by upgrading to OS X 10.7.2 or later, however, users could continue to use their or accounts.

According to a post by AppAdvice, Apple decided to discontinue support for ALL Mac OS X users that continued to use or accounts with the built-in Messages app and other third-party applications. While we’ve had several instances of users who are running Mavericks being unable to login with or in Messages, some users running 10.7.5 are reporting that they have had no change in AIM service and are continuing to login to iChat with legacy and accounts.

If you can’t login to AIM via Messages or iChat, Apple’s support document gives instructions on how to create a new AIM ID to use with whatever version of OS X you have. on Twitter