Pidgin setup guide
If you’re a Windows user, we recommend using Olark with Pidgin, a free instant messenger program. You can get set up in minutes with ease.
Download Pidgin for free and install
Click ‘Accounts’ > ‘Manage Accounts’
Choose the ‘XMPP’ (Jabber) protocol.
Enter your Olark credentials
- Fill in the field ‘Screen Name:’ with your Olark username: ex: bill_t,
- The ‘Domain:’ field with ‘olark.com’,
- The ‘Password’ field with your Olark password.
- Resource = Pidgin
Click Save when you are done
Enable Olark by clicking ‘Accounts’ > ‘Enable Account’ > select your Olark account
And you are all set!