How do I stop my contacts from defaulting to Google Talk?


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Continuity / Handoff questions.

I used to be able to send text messages from the message app on my mac to non-iphone contacts with no problem. Now they appear to be defaulting to google talk. First the contacts started turning red and i couldn't send them. After checking my settings they now are defaulting to google talk. Can anyone help me get this back to the way they were? Thanks.


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Aug 11, 2012
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Re: Continuity / Handoff questions.

I'd start by removing google talk and see if the problem corrects itself. If it does, then you've got your culprit and will want to search for a way to stop google talk from becoming the default app to handle these messages.