UARK Jabber Mobile Setup

Set up UARK Jabber services on a smartphone or tablet using Talkonaut or Xabber. Your Jabber ID is your UARK username@jabber.uark.edu.

iPhone and iPad Setup

Talkonaut is a free instant messaging app for the iPhone or iPad that can be used with Jabber at the University of Arkansas.

  1. Search for Talkonaut in the App Store on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Download and install the app, entering your Apple ID password if necessary.
  3. Open Talkonaut. Select Jabber as the Account type.
  4. Enter your Jabber ID using your UARK username, for example, "username@jabber.uark.edu."
  5. Enter your UARK password.
  6. Tap Sign in.

To view your contacts, tap the Jabber tab at the top. Send a new message by tapping a contact's name.

Android Setup

Xabber is a free instant messaging app for Android devices that can be used with Jabber at the University of Arkansas.

  1. Search for Xabber in the Google Play Store.
  2. Download and install the app. Open Xabber.
  3. Tap Add account.
  4. In the Username field, enter your UARK Jabber ID using your UARK username, for example, "username@jabber.uark.edu."
  5. Enter your UARK password.
  6. Tap Add account.

Updated 10/09/2015


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