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Set up Team Chat on Windows using Pidgin

Pidgin is a free IRC client for Windows, which you can use for Planio team chat on your desktop.

1. Download and install Pidgin

Download and install Pidgin for Windows.

2. Add a new Account

Click on the Add button on the welcome screen to add a new account.

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Click 'Add'

In the basic tab:

  • Protocol should be set to IRC
  • Username should be the hostname from your credentials
  • Server is also the hostname from your credentials
  • Password is the password from your credentials
  • Check Remember password, so you don't always have to re-enter it
  • Local alias is your chat name

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Fill out the basic tab

In the Advanced tab:

  • The Port should be the port number from your credentials
  • Tick Use SSL, so your chat is secure
  • Ident name should be the user name from your credentials

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Fill out the advanced tab

3. Start Chatting

Click on 'Add' and you'll be automatically connected to the project chatroom.

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