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UT Arlington
OIT: Office of Information Technology ·  Work Order · 817-272-2208 · System Status

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Setup iChat


The following instructions are meant for Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard" and newer.

How to Use:

  1. Open iChat and click the Continue button on the welcome screen. Welcome
  2. Select Jabber from the Service drop down menu. Service
  3. Your Account Name will be in the form and your password will be the same as your NetID password. Click Continue when you're ready. Credentials
  4. Click Done. conclusion
  5. If you are prompted with the following message, click the Show Certificate button. SSL Cert
  6. Check the "Always trust" option and click Continue. Expanded SSL Cert dialog
  7. Enter your Computer's Administrator login to save the changes. Confirm Local Admin