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First I used Meebo, didn't like the UI, so I switched to eBuddy. I love the UI of it, but I cannot get it to close, even when I close it in the Task Manager, so now I am back on the market for a new IM client... Which is good? BTW, using Samsung Captivate (doubt this makes a difference because it is Android, just thought I would mention it).

EDIT: Thinking of using IM+ (used on iPad, and I do like the interface, but what about on the smaller screen, how is it?).

NVM... Just going to use IM+... Tried the free version, and I like it, everything I could have asked for
Edited by xxicrimsonixx - 4/20/11 at 11:56am
     
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ya IM+ is my favorite.
    
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Trillian. It's not free though.
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Trillian. It's not free though.
It was free yesterday. FAIL for not picking it up.

Great app, though. I paid for it.
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post #5 of 11
meebo works well.
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Originally Posted by xxicrimsonixx View Post
First I used Meebo, didn't like the UI, so I switched to eBuddy. I love the UI of it, but I cannot get it to close, even when I close it in the Task Manager, so now I am back on the market for a new IM client... Which is good? BTW, using Samsung Captivate (doubt this makes a difference because it is Android, just thought I would mention it).

EDIT: Thinking of using IM+ (used on iPad, and I do like the interface, but what about on the smaller screen, how is it?).

NVM... Just going to use IM+... Tried the free version, and I like it, everything I could have asked for
Also, if you use a task killer app and you have android 2.1 or later, you're making your phone slow as hell. Task killers were designed for older phones before Android 2.1

Using them on current gen phones will just corrupt memory, make the phone slower...ect....
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Also, if you use a task killer app and you have android 2.1 or later, you're making your phone slow as hell. Task killers were designed for older phones before Android 2.1

Using them on current gen phones will just corrupt memory, make the phone slower...ect....
So I shouldn't use anything? I am using the one called Task Manager, and there is no apparent way to uninstall it... I went into the settings for the phone, clicked on running apps, and then went to the all section of the menu. I clicked on task manager, but the uninstall button was greyed out...
     
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So I shouldn't use anything? I am using the one called Task Manager, and there is no apparent way to uninstall it... I went into the settings for the phone, clicked on running apps, and then went to the all section of the menu. I clicked on task manager, but the uninstall button was greyed out...
If it's running you might have to force stop it first. If that doesn't do it try going to the market and find it under "my apps", click on it, and it should give you the option to uninstall from there.
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I have used Fring in the past but went to Trillian as I use Trillian on my home PC, and i saw it for free on amazon market the other day!
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