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Enable logging for MSN, iChat, Skype, Adium, AIM Mac OS X

Here is the guide about how to enable logging of MSN, iChat, Skype, Adium, AIM for Mac OS X.

Aobo requires the chat transcripts/history to be saved in order to work properly.

Messenger for Mac

  1. Open Messenger and click on its window.
  2. Click "Messenger" on the top left corner of the screen besides the Apple icon.
  3. Select "Preferences...", then click "History" on the menu bar of preferences.
  4. Select "Save conversations"-"Always save conversations without asking"; Select "Delete all conversations" as "Never" or "One Month".
  5. Click "OK" to save settings.

MSN logging


iChat

  1. Open iChat and click on its window
  2. Click "iChat" on the top left corner of the screen besides the Apple icon.
  3. Select "Preferences...", then click "Messages" on the menu bar of preferences.
  4. Check "Save chat transcripts to".

ichat logging


Skype

  1. Open Skype and click on its window.
  2. Click "Skype" on the top left corner of the screen besides the Apple icon.
  3. Select "Preferences...", then click "Chats" on the menu bar of preferences.
  4. Select "forever" or "One Month" for "Keep Chat History"
  5. Type some keystrokes through Skype chat window to see if it works. If it doesn't work, please open the keylogger window - General - Select "Clear Skype" besides "View the Log" button then "View the Log" to see if Skype logs are recorded.

skype logging


Adium

  1. Open Adium and click on its window.
  2. Click "Adium" on the top left corner of the screen besides the Apple icon.
  3. Select "Preferences...", then click "General" on the menu bar of preferences.
  4. Check the option "Log messages".

adium logging


AIM for Mac

  1. Open AIM and click on its window.
  2. Click "AIM" on the top left corner of the screen besides the Apple icon.
  3. Select "Preferences...", then click "IM" on the menu bar of preferences.
  4. Check the option "Enable IM logging"

 

aim history


 

If you don't see the settings as the images above, you may have an old version of the IM. Please download and install the latest IM version:

Tags: adium, aim for mac, chat history, chat transcripts, enable logging, ichat, msn for mac, skype for mac

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