adding a google hosted email to pidgin

Adam Chernow adam at
Sun Nov 25 01:01:57 EST 2007

Joshua Montemayor wrote:

> I am Google Apps for Your Domain user. We have access to Google Talk but 
> I am unable to add my hosted account to Pidgin. I’ve tried it with 
>username at’ and with ‘username at’. Neither of these 
> options work. I keep getting different errors every time. The latest 
> error was a ‘write error’.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Here's how I have it set up...

Basic tab:

Screen name: username

Advanced tab:

all the check boxes are unchecked
Connect port: 5222
Connect server:
Use global proxy settings

This is on Pidgin for Windows.  I used account type Google Talk if that 
helps any.


Adam Chernow
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