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Discussion in 'iPad 4 Forum' started by rhardin, Mar 16, 2013.

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    I have my ipad 4 and iPod 3 on the same apple account... I wonder if there is away to block certain iMessages from showing up on the iPod?
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    I dont think so. Why don't you create seprerate accounts?
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    I may have too... It's my daughters ipod I use this account because it doesn't have current card so she can't buy apps.....
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    This is easily possible. You can simply change the relevant fields in the Receive at... field in Settings/Messages (and FaceTime). You need to add the alternative email address before you delete the original, because there must be one there at all times. This doesn't change the AppleID associated with the device. My iPad and iPhone and my son's iPod and iPad are set up this way, and we do not receive each others messages or FaceTime calls.

    EDIT: All four devices use my AppleID.
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    :) thank you Kevin! I got it all set up so she can get her own iMessages... Yay
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    Glad it worked for you. Thanks for the feedback.

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