|Current AIM users:
IM for Palm organisers brings the convenience and ease-of-use
of AOL Instant Messenger to Palm handheld devices.
Now you can have access to your Buddy
List at anytime from anywhere via your Palm. You can
send and receive Instant Messages quickly and conveniently
allowing you to be in contact when you need to be.
Some of the main features of AOL IM for
the Palm are:
- Send Instant Messages
- Communicate "instantly" with family
and friends - wherever you are.
- Exchange important information with
colleagues as quickly as if you were standing next
- Access your personalised Buddy List
- Switch between as many as 20 simultaneous
Instant Messaging sessions.
- Set your Privacy Preferences to suit
your needs. You have the ability to block Screen
Names from seeing you online and from sending you
an Instant Message.
- There is a Buddy status icon which
indicates Buddies arriving, leaving and active Instant
- There are predefined sounds to indicate
when your Buddies arrive or leave and when you receive
an incoming message.
- Enjoy the use of smilies and use
the Palm's built in shortcuts for "canned" messages.
AOL Instant Messenger for Palm requires
a Palm III, IIIe, IIIx, V and 356K of free RAM.
To install AOL Instant Messenger for
Palm OS from a Windows system
Copy AOLIM.prc to
Double-click AOLIM.prc to
add it to the list of files to be installed during
your next HotSync. The Palm Install Tool appears.
Click Done and then click OK to the
Place your Palm Handheld in its
cradle and press the HotSync button. The install
process takes a few minutes. A series of messages
will appear on your monitor and your handheld. When
the synchronisation is complete, the message window
on your desktop computer disappears and your handheld
confirms that the HotSync was successful.
Remove the handheld from its cradle.
Tap the Applications icon and verify that the AOL
IM icon appears.