It’s just arrived in beta, but Apple’s next chat app is intriguing. Are you looking to spice up your Messages skills? Here are a half dozen tips and tricks for you to start with.
Choose the contact method: Messages can contact you via your AIM/iChat ID, your phone number, your Apple ID, and so forth. It’s up to you to choose exactly how you want your message delivered. Locate the pop-up in the To: field and use it to select the contact method you want to use for your conversation.
Switch to FaceTime: To the right of the “To:” option is a second pop-up, which allows you start a ORIGINAL SOURCE: http://www.tuaw.com/2012/02/16/6-cool-messages-tips-and-tricks/