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Topic # 31783 30-Mar-2009 17:45 Send private message

I want to use my Samsung i325 with MSN messenger but it never came with the client installed which is daft, I have utterly no idea why they left it out yet installed Windows live search.

Does anyone know how to obtain an official one that works I have a few builds but all fail to install.
Or know of a good unofficial multi-client one that actually connects to the services directly without using an intermediate server system and does not drink battery?

I have tried IM+ but when I looked deeper it had references to an intermediate server hmmmm.

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  Reply # 204260 30-Mar-2009 17:51 Send private message

Have you tried palringo? It's neat, I got it on my BB go to www.palringo.mobi on your handset's internet explorer browser. otherwise get.live.com I think from your PIE.




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  Reply # 204267 30-Mar-2009 18:28 Send private message

Thanks for the reply

Palringo looks good but I'm pretty sure it uses an intermediate server instead of being a simple client that connects direct, the FAQ is quite vague on this.
"How does Palringo connect? Palringo connects over the internet and will not work through a proxy" hmmm, that's not telling me much but it seems to connect to the palringo account then then connect to the servers from there.

Is it free?

As for the get.live.com. I have never seen such a hideous way to try and get a simple CAB file!

After 10 minutes of navigating horribly set up pages and eventually faking my user agent, of course NZ is not listed and there seems no way to force it to send the link.

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  Reply # 204270 30-Mar-2009 18:36 Send private message

paradoxsm: Thanks for the reply



Palringo looks good but I'm pretty sure it uses an intermediate server instead of being a simple client that connects direct, the FAQ is quite vague on this.

Is it free?





Palringo is free I wouldn't use it otherwise ... lol a bit tight I know hehe .. it has facebook chat, yahoo, msn and more, .. so only need one client for the whole thing ... I honestly don't know re windows live, you need one for the smart phone don't you? hmm..




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  Reply # 204316 30-Mar-2009 22:04 Send private message

Palringo uses its own servers. I was also unable to get it to connect at all, so I'm now using eBuddy which also uses its own servers (and works). It's really just an interim solution for me as I expect to pick up a new WCDMA phone in 6 months or so (I'd do it on launch day were I not saving up for a trip to the US!)

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  Reply # 204343 31-Mar-2009 00:34 Send private message

I'm running WLM 10.6.0034.0800 on both my Treo 750v and an upgraded iMate JAMin (WM 6.1) with no apparent problems... have you tried this version?



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  Reply # 205654 6-Apr-2009 21:31 Send private message

Thanks for the replies guys, Yes the main reason I wish to avoid third-party apps that connect to proxies is that I use my own proxy at times and also privacy concerns.

Tried that link, Thanks Fastmikey, it's a newer build than the ones I had originally donloaded but I get a "insufficient system priveliges" error message. I am running old software so I'll get that updated first.

If that fails I'll live with Palringo/ebuddy and look forward to my N95-3 on Telecom's new network.

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  Reply # 205672 7-Apr-2009 01:24 Send private message

Microsoft has announced Live Messenger for Windows Mobile is now free and available in 25 countries - including New Zealand. You should visit http://mobile.msn.com from your Windows Mobile device to download it.





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