Pidgin and Google Talk!

If you are one amongst the few facing some connection problems whilst trying to use ur GMail! account with PidGin, then here are the connection settings for you :

  1. Tools > Manage Accounts > Add
  2. Select Protocol as “XMPP”
  3. Enter your “Username” without ‘@gmail.com’
  4. Enter the “Domain” as ‘gmail.com’
  5. Enter your “Password” and check the “Remember Password” box.
  6. Goto Advanced Tab
  7. Check the “Force old(port 5223) SSL”
  8. Check the “Allow plaintext auth over unencrypted streams” (just in case)
  9. Change the “Connect Port” to ‘5223’
  10. Enter the “Connect Server” as ‘talk.google.com’

Hope this is useful fr you!

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~ by toolweb on November 27, 2008.

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