How to Setup Facebook Chat Within iChat

How to Setup Facebook Chat Within iChat

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These are instructions on how to setup and use iChat to message your Facebook contacts

Step One
Click to launch iChat from your dock or your Applications folder.
How to Setup Facebook Chat Within iChat

Step Two
Select Preferences... from the iChat menu.
How to Setup Facebook Chat Within iChat

Step Three
Click to select the Accounts tab then click the + button at the bottom left of the window to add a new account.
How to Setup Facebook Chat Within iChat

Step Four
From the Account Type dropdown select Jabber.
How to Setup Facebook Chat Within iChat

Enter your Account Name as username@chat.facebook.com replacing username with your own username/vanityname. For example: iclarified@chat.facebook.com. Next enter your password into the Password field.
How to Setup Facebook Chat Within iChat

Expand the Server Options and set the Server to chat.facebook.com and the Port to 5222
How to Setup Facebook Chat Within iChat

Click the Done button to continue. Notice you will see a new account in the list on the left side of the window.
How to Setup Facebook Chat Within iChat

Step Five
You can now sign in and use iChat to message your Facebook contacts!
How to Setup Facebook Chat Within iChat

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djblind - April 25, 2013 at 4:11pm
can anyone help me please, i'm not seeing the online people but they can see and talk to me and when they do i then see them online.... please some help people
Don - April 29, 2011 at 9:53am
Don\'t work for me...
Giridhar Sharma - March 15, 2011 at 10:21am
i take back my words...it works....just enter the user name & password and let it configure itself.
Giridhar Sharma - March 14, 2011 at 10:25pm
its of no use
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