How do I add buddies in Pidgin?

Chinmay S December 7, 2013
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I installed Pidgin last night but i don’t know how to use it. How do i add buddy? When i select “Add Buddy” from the Buddies menu it shows Account and username. In account dropdown menu it shows my email but what do i enter in “Buddy’s username”? How do i know buddy’s username and i also want to know my own username? Where can i find my own username? Pidgin is so hard to use. Very complicated software.

  1. Chinmay S
    December 8, 2013 at 5:57 am

    Please read the question description.

  2. Jamil A
    December 7, 2013 at 9:23 am

    "Add buddies" under the buddies menu on the main window should sort you out.

  3. Chinmay S
    December 7, 2013 at 8:20 am

    That site doesn't have any instructions on how to add buddy.

  4. Susendeep D
    December 7, 2013 at 7:32 am

    Try following instructions listed in the link below -

    https://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/Using%20Pidgin#HowdoIregisterforanewaccount

    scroll down to more instruction to know how to add buddies.Usually,your problem might get solved if you add account and then add buddies.