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Thank you @esafeddie and @P1LGRIM. Yes, EmuVariableUefi-64.efi is installed (not RC Scripts).

I have two AppleID's, a "primary" ID - created when Apple introduced .Mac services (1999?) and heavily used. Back in 2012, I created a "backup" AppleID - this account has been mostly dormant since. When I decided to try to get iMessage working on my (first) Hackintosh, I was a bit hesitant to use my "primary" account for testing this. So I reactivated my "backup" account, registered a credit card and tested from my MBP, iPhone and iPad's. Account is fine. But not for iMessage registration from my Hackintosh. Yesterday evening (CET), just before going to bed, I tried (for the first time) to register Hackintosh with the iMessage services of my "primary" account. What do you think .... SUCCESS. Again, many thanks to all.
 
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I will. In case I would need to do a new installation, I want to make sure that I have my (Apple "approved") numbers safe - for future reference. Is there a best practice, e.g which numbers?

Since I wasn't expecting that this would work, I already retrieved my Mac mini from its hiding place (attic) and hooked it up to a monitor. I'm not going to use them now, but which numbers should I retrieve from this box, before I put it back to sleep?

Thanks again!
 
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Ok this is quite easy - Run iMessageDeBugger and print off the details. The values you are looking to keep for future upgrades or reinstalls are:- ROM,MLB and of course Mac S/N.
 
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The Imessage application opens but closes unexpectedly ... on my Hackintosh as macOS Sierra 10.12.3 ... My Face Time works normally! How to solve this ...?
 
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Ok this is quite easy - Run iMessageDeBugger and print off the details. The values you are looking to keep for future upgrades or reinstalls are:- ROM,MLB and of course Mac S/N.
You are right - of course. But still.. Maybe I should re-read the guide on this. MLB = Mac Logic Board = BoardSerialNumber (iMessagedebugv2), right? Probably I will stick with my current (Clover generated) values, but to be sure - where do I enter MLB in Clover configurator? Under SMBIOS - Board Serial Number, or, under Rt Variables - MLB.
 
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So, I called them again today. I gave them my customer code and the support guy entered it in the system (he said my Apple ID should now be able to sign in, he did that multiple times). But it doesn't, I still get the customer code. I guess I have to wait until it works somehow.
 
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You are right - of course. But still.. Maybe I should re-read the guide on this. MLB = Mac Logic Board = BoardSerialNumber (iMessagedebugv2), right? Probably I will stick with my current (Clover generated) values, but to be sure - where do I enter MLB in Clover configurator? Under SMBIOS - Board Serial Number, or, under Rt Variables - MLB.
The 'Idiot Guide' offers offers a more simplified version to the main 'Fix iMessage' guide, it would be best advised to run through it again to grasp what is needed to have a successful iMessage/F-Time setup. The two examples shown here (Taken from one of my setups in Clover Configurator) is explained in the guide. Obviously I have blocked out my rig's details in red for security reasons.
 

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So, I called them again today. I gave them my customer code and the support guy entered it in the system (he said my Apple ID should now be able to sign in, he did that multiple times). But it doesn't, I still get the customer code. I guess I have to wait until it works somehow.
If you've run iMsg DeBugger and it does not contain any of the values as 'Null' - then just sit tight for a day or so if you've been informed the ID should now work.
 
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