This is a Matrix bridge for Apple iMessage
You need a Mac with a functional Messages.app, already authenticated.
The bridge uses applescripts for outbound messages and watches
~/Library/Containers/com.apple.iChat/Data/Library/Messages/Archive for incoming messages, parsed with ichat2json.
clone this repo
cd into the directory
special for macOS Mojave and later
Since Mojave the System Integrity Protection (SIP) prevents ichat2json from reading incoming messages. There are two options:
a) Allow access for ichat2json (recommeded)
Go to "System settings" -> "Data protection" -> "Full disk access" and add
b) Disable SIP (not recommended)
Boot to recovery using CMD+R, open terminal, type
csrutil disable and reboot.
config.json and update it to match your setup
register the app service
imessage-registration.yaml file with
node index.js -r -u "http://your-bridge-server:8090"
Note: The 'registration' setting in the config.json needs to set to the path of this file. By default, it already is.
imessage-registration.yaml file to your home server, then edit it, setting its url to point to your bridge server. e.g.
Edit your homeserver.yaml file and update the
app_service_config_files with the path to the
Launch the bridge with
Restart your HS.
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