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Quickie: Adding Facebook Chat to iChat

May 16, 2010

To use Facebook chat within the iChat application, it is very simple and straight forward.

First, create a new “Jabber” account within iChat preferences. As the Login name (or Username) specify your Facebook username that can be seen in your Account Settings on It should look like this:


Obviously then you need to put in your normal Facebook password, and also you will need to add specific server settings.

Server address:

Port: 5222

And that’s it! Enjoy!


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