I have several people who don't have Gmail accounts and I'd like to be able to chat with them via Google Chat in my Gmail inbox.


I'm pretty sure it's not possible to do it using the native Gmail client. You could achieve this using a third party client like Adium (on Mac) or Pidgin (on Mac or Windows).

There is also this tutorial that explains how to import your contacts via PSI messenger, but I find it rather cumbersome.

  • Is it possible with iChat? – daviesgeek Aug 15 '11 at 19:20
  • I don't know, I never used iChat. – Alex Aug 16 '11 at 15:33

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