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How to configure Pidgin 2.5.5 for Google Talk

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 12 sec read >

STEP 1

Open Pidgin

STEP 2

Click Accounts->Manage Accounts->Add

STEP 3

Add the following

Protocol: XMPP
Screen name: You’re Google Talk screen name without @gmail.com
Server: gmail.com
Password:  You’re GMail password

STEP 4

Click on the Advanced Tab and then add the following

Connect server: talk.google.com

STEP 5

Click save and it should work.

Last Updated On April 07, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. Profile

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