GTalk is one of the most popular chatting software over the internet to chat with friends and family members. Personally, I regularly use Google Talk to chat with my friends and other relatives who live abroad. It is well known that GTalk has one of the best chatting software but it also has one drawback, over the years it has not been updated according to the users’ requirements and technology changes and Google still gives us the same old version with very normal features but today most of the messengers come with very rich features. One of the most important features is staying invisible online to hide themselves from other people who are online. Invisible option is very important for us because sometimes we want to chat only with certain people and not with everyone or anyone who is online then and if we are using GTalk invisible option is not available. Fortunately, Gmail chatting version gives us this feature but you need to login with your current Google account to start the chat and go to invisible status. Staying login with Gmail all the time is not a great idea.
Easy Steps For Being Invisible On Gtalk
Google had added invisible option in Feb 2008 at Gmail service and Google Talk Labs Edition in June 2008. Google Talks lab Edition is a web based chatting software like GTalk. But it has very limited features as compared with GTalk software. Google Talk Labs Edition though gives us the option to stay invisible with same chatting functionality. In labs edition you will find real emotions, tab chatting options too. It can also notify you for new emails, Orkut and other Google related products. I don’t like Google Talk Labs Edition because it takes too much time to login and has no option for voice and video calls with online friends. [Download]
So finally we have only one way to stay invisible on Google chatting that is to use some other online tool or software. I collected some of the best client techniques which can be used for staying invisible on Google Talk.
There are lots of multi messenger software available on internet which are ideal for online chatting between different websites like Google, Facebook, Yahoo and so on. Like Trillian, Nimbuzz and Pidgin. I like Nimbuzz the most because it is very popular and is available as freeware for both mobile phones and desktop versions (Mac and Windows). It also provides Voip services over internet free of cost between Nimbuzz to Nimbuzz users. You can easily set invisible options to hide yourself from other online friends and can do chatting with any single person without the hassle of intrusion from the other members. [Download Nimbuzz]
It is not software but a web based chat messenger from Google. You can use it without having any GTalk software on system directly on your browser. It is similar like Google Talk Labs Edition but as an online utility. You can use it in the same manner as GTalk Windows version but it has no option for Voice and Video call. To get invisible click on small triangle on gadget and select Invisible option.
We checked all combinations to go invisible on Google chatting but I think Google Talk software is the best option. Its true that it has no option to go invisible but this software is very powerful to use for online chatting with Gmail friends. If you occasionally want to invisible then Gmail chat is a better option otherwise use Google Talk client software.
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