Many users of ICQ applications, at least once, faced attempts by an evil employer to cut off the path to the usual Internet messenger. What can be advised in this case? As they say, there are not many options – either put up with it, or look for an opportunity to overcome this obstacle, which, upon closer examination, is not a serious obstacle for a determined person, since in the arsenal of almost every ICQ application there is such a section as “mobile client”.
Every owner of a mobile communication device – a telephone, a PDA and other gadgets that support wireless telephony protocols – can use the services of an alternative to a full-sized ICQ application. With the help of these devices you will be able to resume communication in your usual environment of users of ICQ applications. To implement this option of hidden protest, the arbitrariness of employers does not require special efforts – only your desire is enough. And you need to do the following:
Decide on the capabilities of your mobile device. If your phone supports Java applications – that’s already good, if you own a more advanced device running a mobile version of the operating system – even better.
Based on the hardware and software capabilities of your gadget, select a mobile ICQ application.
Download, install and configure the selected program.
Activate your account and that’s it – you are again in the familiar society of enemies and like-minded people.
As you can see – everything is simple. And now let’s complicate the process a little and consider the procedure for installing and configuring the well-known mobile Internet messenger Jimm, working in the “field of view” of the J2ME platform (Java 2 Micro Edition). Why Jimm? Because it is J2ME that is present in any mid-range mobile phone. In addition, Jimm is a program (read – absolutely free), supports the Cyrillic font (goodbye transliteration) and successfully “fits” into the protocols of a full-fledged ICQ client. To install Jimm on your phone, follow these steps:
Download the installation package of the program (in the form of jar and jad files). This procedure can be performed in two ways:
Searching for such files on the Internet, followed by “downloading” to the computer’s hard drive and downloading these files to the phone;
Direct download of jar and jad files to the phone’s memory, carried out using thematic resources of the mobile Internet
Activating files from the installation package. The result of this action will be the appearance in the application list of your phone ICQ-client Jimm.
Setting up the functions of the ICQ client by synchronizing the application with the GPRS communication protocol. More detailed instructions depend on the specific settings of your mobile operator. The exact guidelines needed to fill in the Host name fields, ping timeout, etc., can be found on the Internet.
We set up the program interface – message encoding (it is better to opt for Win1251), sound and visual design of the client’s work. After that, save all changes and restart the application.
All. You can start operating.
In addition to the mentioned Jimm, there are other mobile ICQ clients: Wapalta, Pigeon!, meebo and others. The principles of setting up and working with these programs resemble, with slight differences, the procedure described above. The choice will always be yours. The main thing is not what your transcription is called – the freedom of communication itself is important, allowing users not to depend on the decisions and restrictions of any third party.
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