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Real-time Messaging. Services, and protocols such as ICQ, Yahoo Messenger, and MSN Messenger.

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Power Automate send direct message to a user that joins Microsoft Teams

Was trying to create a flow on Microsoft Automate Cloud flow to send a Direct Message to a user that joins Microsoft Teams. The current steps are: When a new team member is added Post message in a ...
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How to join an OFTC IRC channel using Element?

I want to join a channel on the OFTC IRC network and I used Hexchat for it. However, the UI was really bad and I wanted something more modern like Slack/Discord. Then I found Element which we can ...
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In Zoom chat, how do you return to lock on Everyone?

When you send a message Directly to a specific person, Zoom locks the person in so that after sending a message, the default target is that person, not Everyone. How do you unlock this mode so that ...
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How to regularly secure/backup Telegram Chats?

since Telegram offers the option to delete complete chats for both sides - is there any way to secure your data? For example someone keeps harassing you through the Telegram chat, and later deletes ...
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RocketChat receives messages only in one direction

Remote PC uses RocketChat 3.1.1 Windows. Local PC has version 3.2.2 Linux. I can send to myself in private chat and receive messages only if message was sent from local PC to remote but if I send one ...
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Is there a way to export Slack conversation history?

A colleague has announced they are leaving the company in 2 weeks. A few weeks ago, another colleague left the company, and his Slack account immediately disappeared, and I could no longer see any of ...
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How to disable autoformatting in microsoft chat on sender's side? I type an underscore, teams turns it to italic

In Microsoft Teams chat, if I type a second underscore character in a chat line, Teams tries to turn the part of the line between the two underscore characters to italic and removes the underscores. ...
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who create chat room in lan messenger

In our company we are using lan messenger for communications. In this application there is a facility to create a chat room and add other users to it and then when we send a message, all users in this ...
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Can I keep myself joined to an irc channel even after exiting my client?

Is leaving a channel when exiting and joining when a new session starts considered proper? I am asking this because I have only used Discord as I do not usually need real-time communication. I have ...
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Permanently show hidden channels in Microsoft Teams

Moving from Slack to Microsoft Teams, one of the most annoying changes is the liberal use of "hidden" channels. I'm frequently having to click into the "3 hidden channels" submenu: ...
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Hide/Collapse animated gif images in Microsoft Teams?

When my coworkers post gifs in the team chat, I roll on the floor laughing. I then usually "collapse" the gif so that it doesn't continue repeating forever in the background while I'm trying ...
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Unable to register channel (IRC) [closed]

I created and register my nickname yesterday using this guide - https://freenode.net/kb/answer/registration /nick YourNick /msg NickServ REGISTER YourPassword youremail@example.com then adding a ...
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How to restore deleted Telegram chat?

One of my chat partners has unfortunately cleared our entire (now almost a year long) conversation history in Telegram. It happened to contain really important info. Is it possible to restore it ...
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riot-im:Your Riot is misconfigured Invalid homeserver discovery response

I install riot-desktop version on my debian. sudo wget -O /usr/share/keyrings/riot-im-archive-keyring.gpg https://packages.riot.im/debian/riot-im-archive-keyring.gpg echo "deb [signed-by=/usr/...
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Voice chat distorted and cutting out while gaming

While playing a game and using voice chat (using either Discord or Teamspeak), the voice chat goes all robotic and keeps cutting out. I sound robotic to my friends, and my friends to me. When I close ...
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Why is the option to leave a chat missing in MS Teams?

I can see a "Leave Chat" option in other chats that I'm a part of but not this particular one. There originally were 3 persons in the chat. One left. And I no longer need to be in it. Is there a ...
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What other encrypted messaging platforms are there like Signal that provide encrypted form of communication without going through 3rd party servers? [closed]

I was wondering what other messenger applications that are like Signal that is fully encrypted for communications without. Is there one that doesn't involve a 3rd party but peer to peer chatting and ...
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Where is stored the backups of wechat?

I am an android device with some conversations of wechat. I would like to do a backup of this conversations, so I am using the windows 10 application of we chat, that it seems it is the way to do the ...
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SIP address for group chat in Skype for business

i searched a lot for the URI syntax of SIP address for group chat in Skype for business, i found answer only for a individual chat so i want to is there any syntax for group chat or chat with ...
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Useful XMPP chat notifications in Pidgin

I'm using XMPP chat rooms at work via Pidgin for team chat. I'm used to Slack, but we haven't fully switched over as of yet. Pidgin doesn't seem to be set up to allow useful persistent chat ...
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Checking for invitation on caller's machine

I never used talk command appeared in 4.2BSD. the command I am using: talk username and received: [Checking for invitation on caller's machine] lately found: No talk daemon on myserver although:...
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Prevent Intercom auto opening upon new messages

Intercom messenger opens automatically upon the arrival of new messages. Can we disable this with a configuration? enter image description here My biggest concern is when the automatic popup opens ...
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Network configuration Chat lan Qualia

I have 2 network layers 192.168.1.4 and 192.168.2.4. How to configure network broadcast lan qualia to see both sides?
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Unable to find Skype chat history on Windows 10 [duplicate]

I'm using Skype (not for Business) on Windows 10. I want to export my chat logs to a text file. I read Where and how can i view skype logs (Chat and Voice history)? and other posts which say I should ...
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MS Teams: Disable notification for General

In MS Teams, is it possible to disable receiving notifications in my Activity tab whenever someone mentions @General in a channel?
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IRC: /whois and other commands not working in channel

I'm a IRC first-timer using irrsi on Ubuntu with the following commands: /connect chat.freenode.net /join #worldchat The /whois username command doesn't work after I join a channel: it doesn't show ...
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Hosting Python chat server with ngrok

I built a simple chat server in Python and I realized that my ISP provides service with CGN. I want to expose my server, which works on the local network with no problems, to the Internet. Some ...
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Is it impossible to keep large amounts of Skype contacts organized?

Is it impossible to keep large amounts of Skype contacts organized? There seems to be two key features missing: Organizing contacts into Lists (recently removed) Associating "notes" with ...
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How to wrap every paragraph with a custom text box in Word?

I've had a plain chat conversation and need display them similarly to how they are designed in Messenger. Since this is a long conversation, I need a method to do it at once. I know this might be ...
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Where are the WeChat chat logs stored?

I'd like to back up my WeChat chat logs, so I tried backing the chat logs up to my computer using the OS X WeChat application. It backed up successfully, but I can't find the chat logs anywhere. I ...
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SfB Mute Individual Chats

I understand this question has been asked before, but I believe I may be using a separate version of Skype than the rest of those asking and being answered. I would like to mute new message alerts for ...
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How to enable 3rd party cookies ONLY for Microsoft Teams

The company I work for wants us to begin using Microsoft Teams however after logging in the page goes into a redirect loop for about a minute, and then finally ends up on this error screen. I know ...
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While chatting in a website do i get the receiver's ip or the website's server ip?

I was thinking that when I chat with someone on a website (eg: facebook.com) all the messages I send or receive are coming with the IP of the Facebook server not my friends IP, in other words the ...
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Why does Google Chrome Hangouts App also show up in my Google Chrome Extensions in Settings?

I deliberately chose to add the app, not the extension. It should only be showing up in chrome://apps not chrome://extensions. Other apps do not show up on the extension page.When I deleted the ...
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how to make a tab in chrome into a live chat window

I would like to make a tab in Google Chrome (http://web.whatsapp.com) into a live chat window so that it is separate from other chrome tabs, similar to this. How can I do this?
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In webiste live chat is there any chance to track data

If I open some website (both wired and wireless) online live chat comes up. Like this, Hi Friend, How can I help you? When I chat with them is there any chance to track or get data from PC . How ...
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Chatting using Bash Shell?

The origins of the questions trace back to Mr. Robot series, where I noticed that people join "group" or "parties" chat through Bash Shell to communicate with other people or group. Then I got ...
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Can the Kik Messenger be installed on a laptop running on Windows 10 Home Single Language 64-bit OS? [duplicate]

I live in India an in the last month I bought Lenovo laptop fitted with x64-based Intel 6th Generation Core i5 Processor. This laptop came pre-installed with the Windows 10 Home Single Language 64-...
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Searching chat history in Skype For Business

I had chat conversations (text) with my friend Adam 50 times over the past 200 days. Skype for Business does not collate all these conversations into one conversation across time. Instead, I literally ...
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Is there a way to sync my chats across sessions while using prosody?

I am trying to setup my own prosody severer. I am using two clients (Pidgen/WinX and Xabber/Android). I am noticing that messages that I send to a contact appear only in that session. While replies ...
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Is there a built-in audio/video chat program in Windows 7?

I am looking for messenger/chat options within Windows 7. Are there any built-in options?
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How can I get Skype to show all chat messages on the left?

I have a problem with the horizontal alignment of chat bubbles in Skype. I am using Skype on various computers. So far all Skype installations have shown messages aligned to the left (chat partners ...
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Is there a way to clear the chatbox in lync (skype for business)?

Is there a way to clear the chatbox in lync (skype for business)? So that messages cannot be seen anymore?
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What are the settings for Instantbird's Office Communicator and Lync?

We have Office365 Business and I am trying to hook up Instantbird (beta: 1.6a1pre, which has the new protocol) to use for chat (rather than Skype for Business, a.k.a., Lync). (Incidentally, here are ...
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How to avoid pasting emoticons in Qualia LAN Messenger

We are using Qualia's free, open source LAN Messenger. Sometimes when we paste source code back and forth to each other, the messenger finds certain character combinations that match emoticons, and ...
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Signal messenger on the desktop

I currently use Telegram (because it just works very nicely) and WhatsApp (because stubborn people insist on using it). Both can be used on the desktop via http://web.whatsapp.com and http://web....
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Is there a way to render LaTEX/MathJax for Slack Chatting client (web or app)?

I have a workgroup that uses the Slack chatting app/website/destop version to communicate, and the desire to send usable mathematical expressions across to friends is something we'd like to do there. ...
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Pidgin purple-facebook based account opens up many chatboxes automatically

I installed the pidgin purple-facebook plugin. Whenever I create an account using this plugin, after pidgin logs into the facebook account, automatically my last 50 or so facebook chats open up in the ...
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How to set up ntalk server on OS X?

I'm trying to set up ntalk on os x yosemite. I run: $ sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ntalk.plist But port 518 is still closed… $ sudo nmap -sS -p 518 localhost Password: ...
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Talk command only shows "Checking for invitation on caller's machine"

The talk command on Yosemite doesn't work and the /etc/inetd.conf file is nowhere to be found. Why is this file no longer included with OS X and why doesn't talk work anymore? Running talk just says: ...
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