Digi And Maxis Launch Mobile IM(Instant Messaging) Chat
Do you use instant messaging to chat online? Now you can also chat on the move with Mobile Instant Messaging.
You’ve been waiting with bated breath (and fingers) for this, and it’s finally here! Digi and Maxis launched Mobile IM(Instant Messaging) Chat on the move.
The new DiGi and Maxis Mobile Instant Messaging is a nifty little application that gets you connected with your peers via mobile phone or PC! With Mobile IM, you can now chat with all your 016, 012 & 017 friends from the 1st day as your friends will receive messages as IM or SMS!
It is easy to use, enabling text conversations in real-time with friends or colleagues anytime, anywhere. The new Mobile IM also offers richer communication with features like tracking of communication dialogue and the use of emoticons.
Mobile IM (MIM) is just like IM
– Send and receive instant messages (using nicknames)
– Send and receive emoticons
– See and store your conversation threads
– Add friends to your buddy list direct from your phone book
– Display your status online and see your friends too (online, offline, busy )
– Share files
How does MIM work? You’ll need to download the MIM software and install in to your mobile phones. Read on to find out how to download the software.
Maxis / Hotlink Settings
1. Dial *100#
2. Select Service
3. Select Mobile Instant Messaging
You can even download the software through the web. Click here to find ut how.
MIM Software (PC Vers.)
MIM is also available for PC. Click here to download the MIM PC Version software and start chatting now
* In order to run this software, your mobile phone must at least
support GPRS. Click here to find out how to configure GPRS in your mobile phone
Maxis Phone Compatibility
Mobile Application Download
Via *128# UMB
Step1: Dial *128#
Step2: Select Mobile Service > GPRS > Phone setup > More Settings > MIM
Step1: Login Digi WAP Portal
Step2: Select Mobile Lifestyle
Step3: Select Mobile IM
After completing the steps above, you will receive 2 SMS:
– A WAP link to download the application.
– Mobile IM Settings.
PC Application Download
Click here to download the application immediately!
Fully-supported mobile phone at the moment are:
i) Nokia 5300, 5700, 6280, 6110, 6233, 6288, 6300, 6680, N70, N73, N80, N95
ii) Sony Ericsson K550i, K750i, K800i, K810i, W610i, W810i, W850i, W880i
More phones will be added in phases.
It’s free for both Digi and Maxis MIM till 31 December 2007, why not try it out yourself? =)