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Setting up a Jabber Account

To Create a Jabber Account:

  1. Choose Preferences from the Adium menu.
  2. Click the Accounts button at the top.
  3. Click the + button.
  4. Choose Jabber from the menu.
  5. Enter your Jabber ID (ex. and password in the Account panel.
  6. Enter your alias and choose an icon in the Personal panel.
  7. Set your Resource (ex. Office), available and away priority (ex. 10 and 0) and check the appropriate boxes in the Options panel.
  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.