An iDiot's Guide To iMessage

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    Feb 4, 2018 at 8:12 AM #481
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    Feb 19, 2018 at 9:40 PM #482
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    As a point of reference, I followed this guide to get iMessage up and running on my Skylake hack that runs High Sierra today. Working with a system id of iMac14,2.

    It seems that if you follow each of the steps carefully that the process will be successful. Note that for the ROM and MLB parameters I used the following:

    ROM - MAC address for one of my ethernet adapters
    MLB - OSX serial number with 5 random Hex digits added to the end.

    Great guide - thanks to everyone that contributed to documenting the process.
     
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    Mar 4, 2018 at 7:46 PM #483
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    It is a false positive.

    If your motherboard lacks native NVRAM support then you cannot emulate it if you use legacy mode.

    Use supported hardware or accept compromises.

     
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    Mar 5, 2018 at 9:24 AM #484
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    hello and thank you for this helper
    i must say it did not work for me although it seems to pass most of the steps
    I did not have the magic wand button on clover configurator,
    I would suggest to keep a copy of a working config p.list before starting this (I failed rebooting after attempt.



    high sierra 13.10.3
    gigabyte Z370
    core I7-8700K
    2X16gig ballistics DDR4 ram
    basic firewire card
     
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    Mar 5, 2018 at 10:29 AM #485
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    The guide is now getting on for two years old and Clover Configurator has changed a little in that time.
    The Magic Wand has been replaced by a simple up/down selector :

    Wand.png


    A good strategy although each time that you install or update Clover a copy of your /EFI folder is saved to /EFI-Backups on your system partition.


    High Sierra is 10.13.* and your system specs should be in your profile as per the rules :
    Your post prompted me to update the guide a little - Thanks
     
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    Mar 12, 2018 at 7:20 AM #486
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    Does this guide need iMessage activated first?
     
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    Mar 12, 2018 at 11:53 AM #487
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    What do you think is the purpose of this guide ?
     
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    Mar 13, 2018 at 1:29 AM #488
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    make iMessage can login on hackintosh? I mean does this need AppleID activated first on a real mac/iphone ?
     
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    Mar 13, 2018 at 1:32 AM #489
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    No, but you will need a valid AppleID in order to use any Apple services.
     
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