Before you connect to the network please read our Terms of Service.
Connecting to IRC
To connect to Buddy.IM you will need to download an IRC client.
The connection details are:
6697 / SSL: Yes
If you are having trouble connecting to IRC you can use our web client here.
Webchat is available at the following addresses over HTTPS only:
IRC connections with Tor are permitted with SASL authentication at the following addresses & ports:
Registering your nickname
To register your nickname on IRC use the
REGISTER command. You can see more here.
Getting a list of channels
Most clients provide a graphical interface for
LIST but to get a list of channels you can type
Joining a channel
To join a channel just find the channel that you want to join, in our example we will join #Lobby, and use the
JOIN command like so: