Questions tagged [instant-messaging]

Real-time chat software, services, and protocols such as ICQ, Yahoo Messenger, and MSN Messenger.

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Is their a way to programatically Stop or require a password to be entered for Skype process to run

I have [as far as I know]. the latest updates & version of windows 10 running on a home pc, soley used for browing the internet, viewing deviantart, banking stuff & various other day to day ...
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Is it possible to receive notifications about new MS Outlook messages in Teams?

Is there any Outlook (I use version 2016) plug-in or something to achieve that? I browsed for solution, but to no avail. After all these two pieces of software come from the same company and it is ...
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Set Mattermost status automatically when I'm in a meeting or call

My workplace uses Mattermost for instant messaging, and Microsoft Teams for voice/video calls. Sometimes I finish a Teams call with someone, to find that an hour ago someone messaged me on Mattermost, ...
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iMessage (Mac): how to remove unrecoverable account?

What I want to archieve: I want to remove a "dead" (old) account from iMessage, so it stops asking us to login with no longer known credentials - on every boot up of the workstation Circumstances: ...
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Cannot tell if cyph is private for messaging

I'm looking for a completely private desktop messaging and i'm not a programmer so i cannot understand their github https://github.com/cyph/cyph does this look safe to you guys? thank you
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How do I convert my existing Telegram group to a local group?

Telegram has added a new option to pin a group to a location, but I only see the option to create a new group. I would like to pin my existing supergroup to a location, how to do that?
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Why aren't messaging apps created like email and sms, where you can send messages between multiple service providers? [closed]

I can send emails from GMail to YahooMail or to ProtonMail etc. I can send SMS'es to any mobile number irrespective of whether the number is owned by Vodafone or any other telecom providers. ...
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Can I send myself an IM with Microsoft Lync?

When I am logged into Microsoft Lync on two different computers, is there any way to send myself an IM? Typical use case is simply to send myself links to websites that I wish to open on a different ...
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Non-internet-dependent instant messaging for Android [closed]

In a LAN without an uplink, is it possible - or rather, feasible - to provide IM for Android users? You can have a local IM server, but messaging is not much use unless receipients are notified that ...
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Bitlbee and ZNC: is it possible to keep query history on all clients

I have installed bitlbee to emulate all my contacts from various instant messaging services as IRC contacts. In order to keep history, and allow them to message me when I'm not connected to IRC, I ...
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Broken Multiple Teams Sidebar in Slack Desktop App

For some reason, in my desktop version of Slack, I can't bring up the sidebar that lets me switch between my logged in teams. Once I've signed in to more than one Slack team, the Mac app does not ...
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How do I use ZALO with the Appropriate Size with VMware-Player's display screen

I use ZALO instant messenger on my VM-ware Workstation 12 Player, I have used the large size for the display screen of the VM-ware Player which is 3840 x 2160. But after I installed ZALO, ZALO has a ...
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How to push user list to the client in OpenFire?

I'v installed a OpenFire and then added some users. Now when I login to any user by Spark, I can't see list of other users event they're online. I've checked show offline users but no change. How can ...
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Auto Start OTR on pidgin

I'm using Pidgin on Windows with OTR. I want to know if it's possible to "auto-start" OTR using the buddy pounce feature on Pidgin (or on all conversations would work too).
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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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How can I use Kik on a Win7Pro PC without a phone or a Google account, for example perhaps with a Windows Phone emulator?

How can I use the instant messenger program Kik - most commonly installed on smartphones and other mobile devices - on a laptop or desktop running Win7Pro, without a phone being involved and without ...
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I Need a software to make Instant chat on Intranet [closed]

I am a Network Administrator, and I am looking for a software or application that allow me to install and configure an instant chat Network to be used by my employees. Like Intramessenger , but ...
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Google Hangouts through a Instant Messaging Client

Is there any way I can set up a Instant Messaging client like Pidgin or Empathy (or any others) on Debian Linux to interface with my Google Hangouts account?
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Tuleap compatilibity with openfire 3.7 or newer

I have a tuleap 8.10 server with openfire 3.6.4. After running a vulnerability analysis, I have the following message: 9090/tcp 51143 - Openfire Admin Console login.jsp XSS Synopsis ...
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How to disable telegram desktop auto media download feature

Im having telegram on my windows 7 desktop machine. I wanted to know is there a way to disable the "automatic media download" option that exists in telegram desktop? which causes the app to download ...
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How to send a SIP message with a batch program

I must be missing something. I can't seem to find how to send an instant message via SIP using a simple batch program to which I can pipe the content of the message. I know how to do it ...
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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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Will it work : Deactivate Viber to delete message?

Suppose someone has Viber and sent a sensitive photo message (say a user-password) to a wrong person that never should see that. The message was sent(any status on the bottom of the screen, but it ...
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Are the Tox network clients Toxic and μTox compatible?

That is, for someone to be able to communicate with me securely and anonymously over the secure Tox network, can one person use Toxic and the other person use μTox?
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Can pidgin + OTR be used the same way as cryptocat? chat without specify server?

Cryptocat is a messenger for the browser giving the user an end-to-end encrypted messenging service. A room can be created and shared before getting into contact, another user can be verified by ...
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Lync saves conversation multiple times

I am using the Lync feature that saves conversations in the "Conversation History" folder in Outlook. During the time that a conversation is open, it gets saved several times, each saved conversation ...
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Save Telegram chat log

I am not able to save chat log with Telegram. Telegram on Android, Mac OS X, Windows and Linux do not give this option to user, as far as I know. This is a basic feature and it is disappointing and ...
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Skype doesn't always notify about new chat messages

So we are both online and sending each other messages in skype from time to time. I get notifications, answer, and some time later I switch to the Skype window and there are new message about which I ...
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Empathy for Windows?

Is there any way to build/install Empathy on Windows ? I know there is Pidgin but I like Empathy more.
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(contact) can't be added until they accept your contact request

I'm trying to add a contact to a group chat, but I'm getting this error message: (contact) can't be added until they accept your contact request. I've tried removing (contact) from my list and re-...
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Pidgin auto-reconnect

Using Pidgin 2.10.6 (libpurple 2.10.6) 4cfe697ea3ae39a4fb3dad8e3ed1c70855901095 On Ubuntu 12.10 (yes I know this is out of support) From time to time Pidgin will disconnect from a network. This ...
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How can I chat while watching a video on MPC at the same time?

To be specific, is there any way to instant message/chat that lets you use a shortcut and have it appear overlayed on Media Player Classic when it's in fullscreen. I'd also prefer it be semi-...
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How to test openfire with spark?

I have installed openfire and running on 127.0.0.1:9090. i have created a user through admin console (username=hr, password = xxx) . now i'm trying to login through spark desktop client. I'm getting ...
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Internal LAN Based Chat/Messenger with LDAP/Active Directory Auth

Are there any options out there for an internal chat messenger that offers logging in with an AD account? I've found some options out there for internal chat messengers but none seem to support AD.
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Is it possible to send messages to an offline Skype contact?

I have done a bit of research, but I haven't found a satisfactory answer to this question. Basically, I'd like to know what happens if I send a message to an offline Skype contact; will the message ...
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SIP plugin for Trillian

I like using Trillian for chats (Skype, Google Talk, ...) but I cannot add a SIP Account to make calls with Trillian directly. Google always tells me to download the SIP Plugin for Trillian, but this ...
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Can't stay invisible on gtalk

Whenever I log in into GMail, its GTalk client tells me: Oops! You are not invisible because you're logged into Google Talk from another client, device, or location that doesn't support ...
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A specific Google Talk account isn't going online with Telepathy client on KDE

I have some problems using a Google Talk account with Telepathy for KDE. I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 and KDE 4.10.2. I use Telepathy with multiple accounts, also some other Google Talk ones, and ...
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Can an employer read all messages sent through Lync?

With Microsoft email and messaging, Microsoft servers used to be located onsite, so it allowed employers to query the data sent by employees there. Does Lync in its cloud version offer any way for ...
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Is it possible to merge Skype and Windows Live contacts?

I have both Skype and Windows Live Messenger accounts. Then, Microsoft told me to merge, so I did and only use Skype for both. I also have contacts on both lists, and they now show up twice; one ...
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office 365 chat service in Ubuntu

In my organization, people use Microsoft Office 365 for mail service. In Windows system they can setup a chat client with Office 365 and use the instant message service. I'm using Ubuntu and when I ...
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Instant messanger capable of offline messaging & tolerant of network interruptions

I am looking for an instant messaging solution to facilitate communications between recovery vehicles in remote rural areas. All the vehicles have internet connections, but they are intermittent ...
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Unwanted Instant Messgae Pop Up on Messenger

I have noticed that whenever I install Windows Live Essentials (only Messenger and Mail), I randomly get a pop up window from Messenger to Send and Instant Message. I have not asked to send a message,...
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Thunderbird 15 Chat Notification even if my window in minimized

This is my first post on SU. My Question is related to thunderbird 15.0.1 I configured the chat accounts which is a great feature, I was wondering whether I could configure or install any add-on if ...
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Can XMPP/Jabber support editing of messages and offline message like in Skype?

I've got used to edit about 30% of my messages in Skype. Also I expect my messages to be delivered in the end independently of whether the peer is online now or not (i.e. eventually the message will ...
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Hide name between messages from same person in Pidgin

When you have a conversation in Pidgin, the name of each person is shown in front of each message. I found a plugin (New Line) that prepends a newline after the name of the person, which makes it more ...
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Why don't they allow users to download stand alone package?

Usually I use yahoo messenger to chat when I have some free time to meet the people around the world and to come to know different cultures. But for the latest version of yahoo messenger I need to ...
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Strike-through text: Microsoft Lync

Somehow I hit a magic key combination in Microsoft Lync that is sending strike-through text. When I look at the "A" icon (text properties), I don't see an option for strike-through. How can I ...
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Filtering buddy lists in Pidgin

I use a corporate IM system that "helpfully" provides 14 "buddy" lists containing between them upwards of 300 people, no more than 10 or 20 of whom I actually have any reason to IM with. I've tried ...
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Lightweight, user-friendly Multi-IM / MSN alternatives for Windows?

A friend of mine dislikes how clunky/bloated the Windows Live Messenger/MSN Messenger client is - pretty much stopped going on MSN because of it. I want to offer him an alternative client that can log ...