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Uncategorized admin on 21 Dec 2007 02:26 pm

Yahoo!â„¢ & AOL’s AIM® supported in time for the holidays

In response to demand from our users, we just added Yahoo!â„¢ and AOL’s AIM® instant messengers to our growing world of online communities, joining Skype, Google Talk, MSN, ICQ, and Twitter to provide fringsters with the most comprehensive way of staying connected with all of their online buddies.

Listen up all those of you that have a Yahoo! or AIM account and a fring-enabled handset (dah…) ‘cos now you’ll be able to take all of your buddies mobile and benefit from fring’s IM-style chat and live presence features, enabling you to bring your IM and mobile phone contacts into one easy-to-use list on your handset. You’ll be able see whether they’re on, offline or away and enjoy rich chat sessions from your mobile or whenever you’re away from your PC.

NOTE: Yahoo! & AIM are currently available for Symbian and UIQ handsets; voice calls are not yet enabled.

Geek Alert: You don’t need to upgrade your fring. We’ve enabled it on our servers, so all you need to do is to go to settings> services and add your service user name and password.

fringing freedom is at the heart of what fring is all about, adding Yahoo! & AIM is a good example of that. It means breaking down barriers of communication between the mobile and internet worlds, and giving you the choice to make connections regardless of network, platform or device.

fringsters stay connected this holiday season… more cool things heading your way soon!

Happy holidays from fring

20 Responses to “Yahoo!â„¢ & AOL’s AIM® supported in time for the holidays”

  1. on 24 Dec 2007 at 8:28 pm 1.Fring Adds AIM, Yahoo Support - GigaOM said …

    [...] Malik, Monday, December 24, 2007 at 10:21 AM PT Comments (0) Fring, the mobile IM & VoIP service has added Yahoo and AIM instant messenger support. Fringalready supports Skype, Google Talk, MSN, ICQ, and Twitter. Yahoo! & AIM are currently available for Symbian and UIQ handsets, even though voice calls are not yet enabled. [...]

  2. on 25 Dec 2007 at 12:43 pm 2.Om Malik is not on vacation | The Flat Planet and a Phone ! said …

    [...] Another Om post is abut my friends the fringers, and the fringing freedom you get with their applications. Fring is different than many of the so called Voice 2.0 companies since their proposal goes way beyound cheap calls. Todays news is about adding Yahoo! and AOL messengers to their interface, and enhancements to their Wifi roaming capibilities. Check them out! [...]

  3. on 27 Dec 2007 at 12:53 am 3.Niv Calderon said …

    hey-
    1- one problem i have with fring- when i chat with one contact and another contact popups and take over the window of my mobile it’s very very very uncomfortable. until this is solved, i won’t use this app on my mobile again.

    2- although it’s impressive i was able to talk through fring through my cell phone with an MSN contact on audio (and not text), the line was terrible. when this is solved i’ll really be happy!

    Thanks

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  4. on 27 Dec 2007 at 5:43 pm 4.Farfouille said …

    Very nice work! I’m a new fing-user on symbian uiq, and I definitly think you do great.

    But something is a little bit odd, how is it that GTalk is supported but not Jabber?

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  5. on 30 Dec 2007 at 10:29 am 5.wm said …

    Nice work! But would love to see Yahoo and Aim support on windows mobile devices as well!

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  6. on 31 Dec 2007 at 8:11 pm 6.bedlam247 said …

    When will Yahoo messenger be available on Windows Mobile. The blog states its available for Symbian. I went to the menu>settings…>Configure services> but not yahoo messenger, just the same old services….

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  7. on 02 Jan 2008 at 8:23 am 7.The UIQ Evangelist » Your (and mine) favourite VOIP app gets better said …

    [...] News from the lab. FRING, the free app that adds VOIP, presence and Instant Messaging to your smartphones (including UIQ 3) has just been upgraded to include support for AOL IM and Yahoo! Messenger. With this new addition, FRING now supports Skype, Google Talk, MSN, ICQ, and Twitter, making it one of the most “Connected” app available out there. However the voice calls has not been enabled yet for these 2 newly added functions. [...]

  8. on 09 Jan 2008 at 2:45 am 8.Mike said …

    Can You Give us any estimation of when the voice serves be available on Yahoo. Thanks

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  9. on 17 Jan 2008 at 2:06 pm 9.Ivan said …

    I have a google Mail & Talk id which I use from the PC but when I input the same setting in Fring (on Windows Mobile 5) it says to check credentials. Why????

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  10. on 04 Feb 2008 at 5:21 am 10.hadie said …

    Great work! thank anyway.. But would love to see Yahoo support on windows mobile devices,

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