- Connect your IM client names to chat with all your friends
- How do you get a pidgin
- How to Access Pidgin Account Manager
Connect your IM client names to chat with all your friends
Pidgin is a free chat client that allows users to chat with their contacts from different networks in one place. Learn how to set up your Pidgin account and associate IM client names.
The instructions in this article apply to desktop and laptop computers running Windows, Linux, and other UNIX operating systems.
How do you get a pidgin
Download Pidgin from its official website and install it on your device to get started. When you open Pidgin for the first time, click To add to link your chat accounts.
How To Add IM Display Names To Your Pidgin Account
To add a chat display name to your Pidgin account, select the drop-down arrow protocol , select the chat client and enter your username and password. Select To add for confirmation.
How to Access Pidgin Account Manager
In the Pidgin IM contact list, go to the tab bills and choose Account management . From here you can add or remove chat accounts.
Or click on Ctrl+A on the keyboard when Pidgin is open to access the account manager.
When you add IM clients to your Pidgin account, the contacts from each IM account appear in your Pidgin contact list. Keep adding IM aliases to your Pidgin account until your contact list is full.