How to view timestamps in messages for Mac OS X

As we know messages in OS X has 2 methods of time-stamping messages and automatically applied timestamp when a new conversation starts and the message is received, and a minor known ability to view the timestamp of any iMessage or text message sent with the Mac Messages app. The trick to viewing the timestamp of a sent or received message in Mac OS X Messages app is very simple; you just need to hover the mouse over the message you want to see the date and time for. Today we’re here with a trick how to view timestamps in messages for Mac OS X.

Yes, this is possible by this way that I’ve been discussed in the below article How to view timestamps in messages for Mac OS X by just following the below steps.

Steps To View Timestamps In Messages For Mac OS X

Step 1. First open the Messages app on the Mac.

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Step 2. Now you need to start a conversation with a new one.

Step 3. Now Hover your mouse cursor any of chat bubble for a second or couple to show a small pop-up contextual item detailing the date and time the message was sent or received

Step 4. The message timestamp format is viewed as Date, Time.

This trick works with any type of message content, whether it’s a regular iMessage, a multimedia message like a picture or video, an SMS text message, Facebook messenger,  jabber, AIM, etc, if it’s in Messages on the Mac, you can view a timestamp this way.

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