How can I add my AIM contacts to Google Talk’s desktop client?

Alex March 28, 2010
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I have given up on Gmail notifier because for some reason it just doesn’t work and I have tried all that I know how. Therefore I tried out the Google Talk desktop client, which has a built in Gmail notifier. I am liking this client, I just wish I could talk to my AIM buddies through it, like I could while checking my mail on Gmail.com.

  1. Aibek
    March 29, 2010 at 7:36 pm

    Hi Alex,

    I am using Digsby which is a mutli-protocol instant messenger. It lets you chat with friends from pretty much all messengers (Yahoo, MSN, AIM GTalk etc etc) all from a single program.

    I just checked and it has email notification features as well. By the way it also lets you check and even reply to the emails without opening the browser.

    Digsby website: http://www.digsby.com
    MakeUseOf articles: http://www.makeuseof.com/tags/digsby/

    • Alex
      March 29, 2010 at 10:06 pm

      Thanks guys!

      • Aibek
        March 30, 2010 at 4:29 pm

        you're welcome!

  2. Mark O'Neill
    March 29, 2010 at 9:35 am

    You can't add AIM contacts to the desktop GTalk client. You can only add them to GTalk on the Gmail interface. Stupid I know but that's just the way it is right now.