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Chat Room

You must be logged into AlphaZone4 to join the chat room!

Want to access the chat room from your computer? Choose your chat client:

Basic XMPP/Jabber chat room settings:

There are many XMPP chat programs available, click here for a much larger list.

However, here are some of our favorites, with some tips with how to set them up with your AlphaZone4 account.

Pidgin

Download Pidgin

  • Goto Accounts -> Manage Accounts -> Add
  • Choose XMPP for the protocol and fill in your account details as follows:
    • Username: Your AlphaZone4 Username
    • Domain: psho.me
    • Password: Your AlphaZone4 Password
    • Tick Remember Password if you like
  • If it asks you to confirm a certificate, press Accept
  • To access the AlphaZone4 Chat Room:
    • Goto Buddies -> Add Chat
    • Choose your psho.me account from the dropdown and enter the following:
      • Room: main
      • Server: chat.psho.me
    • Click Add, the main chat room will now appear in Pidgin
  • To add AlphaZone4 Friends:
    • Goto Buddies -> Add Buddy
    • Choose your psho.me account from the dropdown
    • Enter into Buddy's Username: (your friend's AlphaZone4 account)@psho.me
    • Click Add and you will have sent them a request to become chat buddies
    • Note: Your friend must be logged into the psho.me chat server using a chat client too

Psi

Download Psi

  • Start Psi and choose Use existing account, entering the following details:
    • Jabber ID: Your AlphaZone4 Username@psho.me
    • Password: Your AlphaZone4 Password
    • Tick connect automatically etc.
    • If it asks you about a certificate, click Trust certificate
  • To access the AlphaZone4 Chat Room:
    • Goto General -> Join Groupchat and fill in:
      • Host: chat.psho.me
      • Room: main
  • To add AlphaZone4 Friends:
    • Goto General -> Add a contact
    • Enter into Jabber ID: (your friend's AlphaZone4 account)@psho.me
    • Click Add and you will have sent them a request to become chat buddies
    • Note: Your friend must be logged into the psho.me chat server using a chat client too

Trillian

Download Trillian

  • Start Trillian and goto Trillian -> Manage Connections -> Add a new connection -> Jabber/XMPP and fill in:
    • Jabber ID: Your AlphaZone4 Username@psho.me
    • Password: Your AlphaZone4 Password
    • Tick connect automatically at startup etc.
  • To access the AlphaZone4 Chat Room:
    • Click the sphere representing your PSHo.me connection (mine is purple) and goto Browse for Conferences
    • Click the Main Chat room on the list to join
  • To add AlphaZone4 Friends:
    • Goto Trillian -> Add a contact
    • Make sure your Jabber/XMPP PSHo.me account is selected
    • Enter into Username: (your friend's AlphaZone4 account)@psho.me
    • Click Add and you will have sent them a request to become chat buddies
    • Note: Your friend must be logged into the psho.me chat server using a chat client too

Pandion

Download Pandion

  • Start Pandion sign in with:
    • Address: Your AlphaZone4 Username@psho.me
    • Password: Your AlphaZone4 Password
    • Tick connect automatically etc.
    • If it asks you about a certificate, click Trust certificate
  • To access the AlphaZone4 Chat Room:
    • Goto Actions -> Bookmarked Conference Rooms -> Add a Bookmark and fill in:
      • Conference Room Address: main@chat.psho.me
      • Tick Join this conference room when logging in if desired
    • You can now find the main chat room in your bookmarks (and it will open automatically on login if you chose)
  • To add AlphaZone4 Friends:
    • Goto Actions -> Add a contact
    • Enter into Username: (your friend's AlphaZone4 account)@psho.me
    • Click Next and you will have sent them a request to become chat buddies
    • Note: Your friend must be logged into the psho.me chat server using a chat client too
    • You can also use the search feature to find your friends. They will only appear in this list if they have logged into the chat server using a chat client

Spark

Download Spark

  • Login using:
    • Username: Your AlphaZone4 Username
    • Password: Your AlphaZone4 Password
    • Server: psho.me
  • To access the AlphaZone4 Chat Room:
    • Goto Actions -> Join Conference Room
    • If no rooms have loaded, click Refresh
    • Select the chat room at Address: main and click Bookmark room
    • Now you can quick-join the AlphaZone4 Chat Room from the Bookmarks menu or click Join room to jump in straight away
  • To add AlphaZone4 Friends:
    • Goto Contacts -> Add a contact
    • Enter into Username: (your friend's AlphaZone4 account)@psho.me
    • Click Add and you will have sent them a request to become chat buddies
    • Note: Your friend must be logged into the psho.mechat server using a chat client too