Saturday, June 16, 2007


Using Psi
Before you use you'll need to configure your client to connect to the Google Talk service. Here's how:

  1. Open Psi.
  2. Click the Psi symbol in the bottom-left corner, and select Account Setup.
  3. Click Add in the Psi: Jabber Accounts window.
  4. Enter a name for your account in the Name field (we suggest 'Google Talk').
    Also, make sure that the box next to Register new account is not checked.
  5. Click Add.
  6. In the Jabber ID field:

    • If you're signing in with a Gmail or Google Mail username, enter your full email address.

    • If your Google Talk username isn't associated with any Google email service, add to the end of your username. For example, iloveyoko will become

    • If you're a Google Apps user, enter your full email address (

  7. Enter Psi in the Resource field. If this field is left blank, you won't be able to sign in.
  8. Open the Connection tab.
  9. Check all boxes.
  10. Enter in the Host field, and enter 5223 in the Port field (5222 will not work).
  11. Click Save.

Congratulations! You're now ready to connect to the Google Talk service using Psi.

Once you've configured Psi to connect to the Google Talk service, you may receive a warning message that stating that "The certificate failed the authenticity test." This error message is incorrect; click Continue to sign in.


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