Windows Messenger

Kevin Stange kevin at
Wed Feb 18 13:29:25 EST 2009

Aga, Jason wrote:
> I am trying to configure SIMPLE (SIP) for communication within my
> office. Currently, we use MS Messenger, using the SIP Communication
> Account. When I attempt to configure Pidgin for the same, I get no
> connections. What information do I need in order to properly configure
> Pidgin to work successfully as the MS Messenger does?

Pidgin does not support MSN's SIP Communicator protocol with the SIMPLE
plugin.  There is a third party project called SIPE which produces a
protocol plugin that is compatible with this service:

This plugin is not supported by the Pidgin team directly.


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