Getting Started

Do you want to start chatting with XMPP? This page helps you get up and running in a matter of minutes.

1. Download a client

There are many, many XMPP clients for you to choose from. To get you started, here are some of the more popular ones:




2. Create an account

As with e-mail, you will need an account with a service provider. Again, there are plenty of choices. The following links provide lists of publicly available providers.

There is also the XMPP Compliance Tester

3. Log in! That's it!

Using your client, log in and start adding your friends, or visit one of the many chatrooms!