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Setting up an ICQ Account

To Create an ICQ Account:

  1. Choose Preferences from the Adium menu.
  2. Click the Accounts button at the top.
  3. Click the + button.
  4. Choose ICQ from the menu.
  5. Enter your ICQ number and password in the Account panel.
  6. Enter your alias and choose an icon in the Personal panel.
  7. Select your preferred encoding in the Options panel (if you're unsure about which encoding to choose leave the default value ISO-8859-1).
  8. Choose whether you would like to send typing notices and choose your preferred encryption level in the Privacy panel.
  9. Setup your proxy configuration in the Proxy panel if you need to (if you don't know what proxy configuration details to enter you don't need to enter any).
  10. Click OK.