AIM 8 for Windows & Mac: Security and Privacy
Manage the privacy of your AIM account. Select an FAQ below to expand more information.
How do I take my conversations off the record?
When you take a conversation off the record, that means it is not stored for you or for the person you are having a conversation with.
Other items to consider when using off the record:
To take a conversation off the record follow the steps below:
How do I block or unblock someone?
If you ever need to block a contact on AIM, simply follow the instructions below:
How do I clear message history?
If you want to clear chat history for a conversation follow the instructions below:
Note: This will not clear chat history on the other user's AIM client. It will only clear the chat history stored on your own AIM window.
What is message syncing?
AIM 8 for Windows logs and stores your conversation history (up to a month’s worth) whenever you chat with other people who are also using AIM 8. This allows us to sync your messages across devices. If the other person you’re talking to is using an older version of AIM, or a third-party client, we only store the conversation in the location you’re using it. Your conversation history with those people won’t be available if you switch to AIM desktop from AIM mobile, for example.
Messages from Google or Facebook chat accounts are synced differently:
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