How To: Adding Jabber to Adium Instant Messaging Client

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Michael Tran
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Adium is a unified communications application that provides instant messaging (IM) using Duke University's Jabber system.

 

Setting up Adium for the first time (If you need to "Edit your preexisitng Adium settings" skip to below)

Go to your Applications Folder

Select Adium.app

Select contiune at the welcome page

From the dropdown box select: XMPP (Jabber)

NetID@duke.edu

Your Duke NetID password

ProTip: Be sure to select your status as available so the client will sign in

ProTip: If you cannot see your Buddies list be sure to expand the selection by clicking the "Triangle" on the left of "Buddies"

 

Edit your preexisitng Adium settings

With the Adium client open, select preferences

Select your existing account should state "yournetid@jabber.duke.edu"

Delete the account on the bottom left

Select "add new account"

enter your:

netid@duke.edu

netid password

select OK

ProTip: Be sure to select your status as available so the client will sign in

ProTip: If you cannot see your Buddies list be sure to expand the selection by clicking the "Triangle" on the left of "Buddies"

 

As always if you have any questions please submit a ticket by emailing: service@studentaffairs.duke.edu

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