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How to initiate a conversion via xmpp?

asked 2014-01-13 22:00:59 +0300

jukey gravatar image

I was not able to figure out how to write a message using the xmpp account I created in the settings section. I would have expected it in the messages application (also usable for text messages).

I also do not see a field for xmpp addresses if I create or edit a contact.

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By open the contact in the People application and tapping on the xmpp information?

lomo ( 2014-01-13 22:03:39 +0300 )edit

Basically the same question, but completely different cause and solution, this question might be helpful for people with similar problems.

tokaru ( 2014-02-25 23:12:43 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-01-13 22:07:33 +0300

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Make sure the XMPP account is online. Your contacts will be imported to the address book. Afterwards you can initiate a chat from the chat application just as you expected by selecting one of those contacts.

As for directly entering an XMPP address in the contacts details: No, I don't think thats possible now. I imported VCF files that already included XMPP data... and the Jolla Phone didn't know what to do with them. (It's only logical if you think about it: It's not enough to say: This is an XMPP address. You need to specify which of your own accounts this address is bound to.)

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Make sure the XMPP account is online.

Thanks @ossi1967 I assume that is my problem. When I enter the account (jukey@jabber.ccc.de) an password and swipe to the left side I can see a message like "not online" for a few milliseconds before I am back in the account view.

Unfortunately I can not find a single point in whole OS + Apps where I can see the status. If I swype in from bottom and the use the pulley menu to see the status information I see Twitter and Facebook only. There should be my xmpp account visible as well even if it is offline. Maybe this issue is related to this question?

jukey ( 2014-01-14 23:05:35 +0300 )edit

Hi Jukey I guees your problem is about the cer file there is a wprkaround dune to the fact that there is no glue to add cert from other SSL disrebuter


Nokius ( 2014-02-02 23:29:42 +0300 )edit

answered 2014-01-13 22:12:23 +0300

tad gravatar image

updated 2014-01-13 22:12:44 +0300

In the People application, there is a globe symbol right in front of all letters. Tap there and you see all your contacts, that are online.

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This button is greyed out for me. Do I need to import contacts anywhere?

Sebix ( 2015-07-30 22:47:19 +0300 )edit

@Sebix either a) your account is not online b) you don't have any contacts on your buddy list yet c) none of your buddies are online

tad ( 2015-07-30 23:10:48 +0300 )edit

Thanks @tad, then I have the same problem as everyone. The latter two possibilities are not the case as it works with other clients.

Sebix ( 2015-07-31 09:59:47 +0300 )edit

answered 2014-01-14 23:56:07 +0300

jukey gravatar image

This description solves the issue.

In addition I would like to mention that openssl could be installed via

pkcon install opensssl

as normal user.

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Asked: 2014-01-13 22:00:59 +0300

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