Setting status to mobile in libpurple

Mark Doliner mark at
Mon Nov 16 13:35:18 EST 2009

On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 4:16 AM, Michael C. Brook <michaelcbrook at> wrote:
> I've been messing with the status and presence functions, but I can't seem
> to give an account the "mobile" status, where others would see the little
> phone icon.  Right now, I have:
> purple_account_set_status(account, "mobile", TRUE, "message",
> status_message, NULL);
> but that's not working... Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Michael

Hi Michael.  I suspect this is not supported by any of our protocol
plugins.  I know it's not supported for AIM/ICQ.  The main use of this
flag is for buddies in your buddy list.

But I think we'd accept patches to add support to the protocol plugins
to allow setting yourself mobile.


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