Is there any way of blocking unknown contacts?

Stu Tomlinson stu at
Tue Aug 19 12:22:44 EDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-08-19 at 09:17 -0700, Evan Platt wrote:
> Step666 wrote:
> > Anyway, what I was wondering was if there was any way of blocking incoming
> > messages from unknown contacts? I've searched Google, Pidgin's own site and
> > this place but can't obviously find an answer.
> > I think there was back when I used Messenger Plus but since MSN isn't
> > supported on XP x64, that just isn't an option. Not to mention I like being
> > able to combine the two protocols and the spell-checker is invaluable.
> >
> >
> > So, yeah, is anyone can help, I'd be extremely grateful.
> >   
> Tools, Privacy, select MSN, and choose Allow only the users on my buddy 
> list.

That option isn't valid for MSN, the protocol doesn't support that
concept. You will want to use "Allow only the users below" instead.



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