Use iChat to Chat on Facebook


If you use iChat to communicate with others you can use it to talk to friends on Facebook too!

Reposted from Mac OS X Hints:

  • Find your Facebook username by going to
  • Next, Open iChat, then select iChat » Preferences and click on the Accounts tab.
  • Click on the + (plus) sign to add a new account, with these settings:
  • Account Type is Jabber Account
  • Account name is, and enter your password
  • Click the drop-down arrow to reveal Server options. Enter as the server name.
  • Enter 5222 as the port and click Done.
  • Click Done again, and you are good to go.