Xabber Contacts and Chat Rooms

Add UARK Jabber contacts and join chat rooms using Xabber for Android devices. For instructions on getting started with Xabber, see UARK Jabber Mobile Setup.

Adding a UARK Jabber Contact

  1. Tap the Menu icon and select Add contact.
  2. Enter the contact's Jabber ID using their UARK username, for example, "username@jabber.uark.edu"
  3. Tap Add contact.

Adding a Google Contact

  1. Tap the Menu button and select Add contact.
  2. Enter the contact's full Gmail address, for example, "username@gmail.com."
  3. Tap Add contact.

Joining a Chat Room

UARK Jabber hosts public and private chat rooms that can be accessed in Xabber. Some chat rooms are password protected.

  1. Tap the Menu button.
  2. Tap Join Conference.
  3. To join a public room, enter "conference.jabber.uark.edu" in the "Multi User Chat server" field. To join a private room enter "prv.conference.jabber.uark.edu."
  4. In the Conference field, enter the name of the chat room (all lowercase).
  5. Tap Save conference.

Updated 10/09/2015


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