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Old 02-26-2009, 02:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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As the title says I'm looking for some free instant messaging apps for my 8100 with OS 4.5.0.174 from T-Mobile. I noticed that the packed in im programs stopped working during the later OS versions but I don't really want to sacrifice the features such as the media player and browser just to have a working im program, why not both? So far though all I could find and tried was Instango, which won't let me sign in and webmessenger which actually works but disables/mutes my profile tones...Any help is appreciated, thanks in advance.
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You may want to delete and re-install the Messengers in question.

As far as free IM programs do a quick search for them since I don't know them off hand.

I must say thought JiveTalk is well worth the money if you will be instant messenging alot.
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Old 02-27-2009, 02:42 AM   #3 (permalink)
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try beejive for free for 30days. I'm sure you will think its worth the price when u are done.

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Jivetalk is wicked sweet but if you want an awesome free alternative I like to use Instango. With every release it gets better and better.
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Free = Instango
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try beejive for free for 30days. I'm sure you will think its worth the price when u are done.

Beejive - instant messaging anywhere
Almost forgot about that, both JiveTalk and IM+ Offer 30 day free trials definitly a look into if you are a heavy IM'er.
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I like instango, this app gives me what I need for ims
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You gotta' try JiveTalk. I was using Instango myself, but switched to JiveTalk (it's on sale now, and like was said, worth paying for).
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I use instango , it has everything I need !
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instango dont show all my online contacts! nimbuzz freeze my phone when conected on other device. Im using webmessenger 2.5, for some reason it is free
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Almost forgot about that, both JiveTalk and IM+ Offer 30 day free trials definitly a look into if you are a heavy IM'er.
Except IM+ costs $50 and is inferior to BeeJive. The BeeJive user license is $30 and there will be $20 leftover to spend on more apps or something else.
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Except IM+ costs $50 and is inferior to BeeJive. The BeeJive user license is $30 and there will be $20 leftover to spend on more apps or something else.
That's why I got BeeJive

I just mentioned IM+ to name all the possible programs.
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An EQO is free also... But BeeJive (JiveTalk) is much better for me.
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i've tried a few including EQO, IM+ and beejive.

in the end i ended up paying for the beejive licence, its by far the best i tried out. free it isn't, but it sure is pretty damn good.
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isn't jivetalk/beejiveim on sale this weekend? Or is that the iphone app only?

Anyone know when new version is coming about that supports contact integration/facebook chat integration?
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Love the fact that instango works over wifi for my old 8320. Also seems to be a pretty good IM app from what I can see with the latest beta version. There's great control over notifications with the option to set your LED notification color for IMs.

With a few added features, this will be a perfect replacement for my BB branded clients.
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I use WebMessenger, it's free, and I can't imagine needing more:

I don't have enough posts yet to post a link (silly rule imho) but just Google "WebMessenger"
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i've tried a few including EQO, IM+ and beejive.

in the end i ended up paying for the beejive licence, its by far the best i tried out. free it isn't, but it sure is pretty damn good.
Ditto. I've tried these all myself. Each are good applications but BeeJiveIM is head and shoulders above the others IMO.
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