As any company clearly should, we take privacy and security seriously at MDRS LLC. Here’s an overview of the way your data is treated when you use Android SMS for iChat: Android SMS for iChat only uses secure connections for Apple Messages application. This means whatever you receive or send via the app cannot be seen[…]
Android SMS for iChat integrates your Android text messages with your Mac, through the Apple Messages app, similar to how iPhone users can send & receive text messages using the Apple Messages (previously iChat) app. First, you’ll need to download the Android app from the Play Store. Once you do so, you’ll create an account[…]
You can add your account onto Apple Messages app by following the “Setup Instructions” provided on the Android app or you can find the step-by-step instructions below as well. Once you complete creating a new account; open up the Apple Messages app on your Mac. Click on the Messages menu, and select “Add Account” Select[…]
Basic version will allow you to send & receive up to 5 messages per day. Only messages you send and receive to Apple Messages app will count towards this limit. PRO version will allow you to send & receive UNLIMITED text messages from the Apple Messages app. Please upgrade to PRO version to support the[…]
We also built an SMS/Text integration app for the iPad. You can download the Android app from the Play Store here Once you download the Android app, you’ll need to create an account. After that, you’ll need to download the client app on your iPad from the App Store. Here’s the link for the iPad[…]
Sometimes, SMS for iChat makes sure it can talk to your device. If your device doesn’t respond in time, this can cause lost / delayed messages and other unexpected issues. If SMS for iChat thinks it can’t talk to your device, try these steps: Android Check for updates in the Play Store. Try switching from WiFi[…]
You can reset your password using the SMS for iChat Android app. If you are currently logged in to the Android app but don’t remember your password, please sign out of your account on your phone first. Once you are signed out of the app, you can find the “Forgot Password” option in the login[…]
We are sorry to hear that you are no longer interested in using the app. If you have already uninstalled the Android app, you’ll need to remove your account from the Apple Messages app by following the instructions below; Open up Apple Messages (iChat) Click Messages -> Preferences from the top menu while the Messages app[…]
If you all of a sudden started to get one of the following error messages; signing out of your account in the Android app and signing back in will usually fix the issue. If this is the case, please let us know by emailing to our customer support team so we can take a look[…]
If you have already paid for the Android app and switched to a new phone, you can always restore your previous purchase and become a PRO member without paying for the app again. Your purchase is always tied into your Google Play email address. So as long as you have the same email address setup[…]
Doze Mode is introduced in Android 6.0 to prevent apps running in the background. Android SMS Sync for Apple Messages needs to be white-listed from the Doze Mode in order to function properly. The Android app only runs when you receive or send a message. If your phone is in deep sleep mode, and you[…]
Our app syncs your Android texts with Apple Messages app so you can send & receive text messages on your Mac, using the Apple Messages app. Apple Messages app used to be called iChat and Apple renamed it to “Messages”, so when we say Apple Messages, we mean the “Messages” app (with blue icon) on[…]
Let’s start off by clarifying what we mean when we say iMessage since iMessage is most of the time confused with the Apple Messages app on OS X. In this blog post, iMessage means the blue messages iPhone owners can send to each other. Integrating with these messages on Android is impossible, because iMessage is[…]
You can upgrade to PRO version using by using our purchase form.
No. iMessage is a private protocol and it only works with iPhone devices. This app securely routes your text messages between your Android phone and Apple Messages (iChat) application on your Mac.
Yes, please contact us using the Contact Form on this web site and let us know that you’d like to switch to life-time membership.
If you are using Android 6.0, you’ll need to make sure SMS for iChat app is whitelisted from the Doze mode. The Android app runs in the background to be able to relay your text messages to your Mac, and it has very minimal battery impact on your phone, since it only runs when you[…]
Make sure your status is Online in the Apple Messages app Click on the new message icon, click on the “+” button from the new screen. Select “Buddies” from the left side menu and you’ll see your Android contact list. You can click on any of your Android contacts and start a new SMS conversation[…]
We are sorry to hear that. For security measures, we delete all accounts automatically within 1 month of inactivity. Once you sign out of your account on your phone and delete it from the Apple Messages app, your account will automatically be deleted from our systems within 1 month.