Download iMessage Beta For MAC OSX Lion

Download iMessage Beta For MAC OSX Lion



March 10, 2012
Last Updated : March 10, 2012

MAC OSX Lion Mountain, a new operating system from Apple which is coming in summer 2012. It will has many of the iOS system features that we already know with iPod, iPhone,iPad. One of these new features that was introduced with iOS 5.0 is iMessage. Now, as a Beta version, iMessage can be installed on MAC OSX Lion. In this article, I will be showing you how to install Messages, which will give you the ability to send unlimited iMessages — including photos, attachments, and more to iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Mac. From your Mac.

Here are the features you can expect with Messages:

  • Send unlimited iMessages to any Mac, iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.
  • Start an iMessage conversation on your Mac and continue it on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.
  • Send photos, videos, attachments, contacts, locations, and more.
  • Launch a FaceTime video call and bring the conversation face-to-face.

To download iMessage Beta for OSX Lion, go to :

and click on the Download Messages Free Beta button 

The download will start, once its is completed, double click on the MessagesBeta.dmg file to open the package

Then double click on the MessagesBeta.pkg package file

The Welcome to the Message Beta page will open, click on Continue

Read the Important Information page and then click on Continue

Accept the Software License Agreement by clicking the Continue button

Select where to install the package, click on Install and enter an administrative username/password when asked.

Messages installation will be completed. You will need to restart your MAC in order to allow changes to take effect.

Messages icon will be automatically added to the Dock, click on it to run Messages

The Welcome to Messages page will open, click Continue

Sign in with your Apple ID account and then click Sign in. If you don't have an Apple ID, then you will need to create Apple ID in order to sign in.

After you sign in with your Apple ID, you can add other email address which messages can be sent to as well.

Messages can be connected to other Instant Messaging clients, such as AIM, Yahoo Messenger, Jabber, Google Talk.
If you want to skip this option, then simply click the Continue button.

Once done configuring Messages, click on Done.

Click the pencil icon to start typing a new message , type the name, email address or the telephone number of the person you want to chat with, and then start typing your message.

Note : I have my contacts saved inside the Address Book application.



Messages is a new feature for MAC OSX and will be available with the new operating system from Apple, MAC OSX Lion Moutain. Apple has given us the opportunity to try it and install it on OSX Lion in its beta version.
Messages is a feature that was introduced with iOS 5.0 for iPod, iPhone, iPad. And now, Messages will be available on our MAC computers. Where we will be able to
send unlimited iMessages - including photos, attachments, and more to iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Mac From our Mac.

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