Configuring Adium for Google Talk

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

(Note: If you're connecting to Google Talk as part of Google Apps, you'll need to configure Adium a little differently. Learn more.)

  1. Open Adium.
  2. From the Adium menu, select Preferences...

  3. Click Accounts, and select Google Talk.

  4. Enter the following information:

    • Username:

      • If you're signing in with a Gmail or Google Mail username, enter your full email address.
      • If your Google Talk username isn't associated with any Google email product, add to the end of your username. For example, iloveyoko will become

    • Password: Your password.

Congratulations! You are now ready to connect to Google Talk 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 Google Talk.

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