How do I configure Adium to connect to Google Talk for my domain?

Once you download Adium 0.85 or above, you'll need to configure your client to connect to the Google Talk service. Here's how:

  1. Open Adium.
  2. From the Adium menu, select Preferences...
  3. Click Accounts, and select Jabber.
  4. Enter your full email address in the Jabber ID field, and enter your password in the Password field if you'd like to sign in automatically. You might need to enter an application-specific password if your account requires 2-step verification.
  5. Click the Options tab.
  6. Enter the following information:
    • Connect Server: talk.google.com
    • Resource: Adium
    • Port: 5222
    • Security: Use TLS encryption (if possible)

  7. Click OK.

You're now ready to connect to the Google Talk for your domain service using Adium.

Have questions about Adium? Learn from the experts! Check out Adium's FAQs. The Google Talk Team can only assist you in configuring your client to work with the Talk service.

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