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Installation and configuration of Monal

Installation and configuration of Monal

Axel
Monal is a good choice if you want to use an XMPP account on your iPhone or iPad. You can get Monal from the App Store (external). Monal has some nice feature: encrypted chats sending and receiving files/pictures recording and sending/receiving voice messages Sending your geolocation Monal does currently not offer encrypted groupchats audio- and videocalls Registering an XMPP account At first you should register an XMPP address (if you do not already have one).
Installation and configuration of blabber.im

Installation and configuration of blabber.im

Axel
blabber.im is a good choice if you are looking for a free XMPP messaging app which is available for free in the play store. You can get blabber.im by downloading it from the play store (external) or from F-Droid external. When you install blabber.im there are some settings which can be optimized. This will also be explained in this tutorial. blabber.im has all the feature you would expect from a modern messaging app:
Installation and configuration of Siskin IM

Installation and configuration of Siskin IM

Axel
Siskin IM is a good choice if you want to use an XMPP account on your iPhone or iPad. You can get Siskin IM from the App Store (external). Please keep in mind that Siskin IM is available in English only. When you install Siskin IM there are some settings which can be optimized. This will be explained in this tutorial. Siskin IM has some nice feature: encrypted chats and group chats sending and receiving files/pictures audio- and videocalls Siskin IM does not offer

My first post

Axel
This is my first post. In this blog you will find posts about different things. At first I will focus on instant messaging and XMPP.