New Users Guide for JmIRC

Version 1.0.0

Written by eDdYk0nG () on 2008-09-01

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JmIRC is one one the famous IRC client that has been used for over these years. JmIRC is an acronym for Java Mobile Internet Relay Chat, which is an IRC client that only for Windows Mobile (pocket pc or cell phone).


1 · How to get JmIRC

To get to JmIRC, you need to install the JmIRC client. Type in your mobile device's wap browser and start downloading and install. After downloading, search for the file in "File Explore" (or other devices on different cell phone). Click on the IRC client and it will automatically install.

2 · How to Set up JmIRC Connections?

Click on the MIDlet manager where your JmIRC client will be there. You will see the introduction "JmIRC 0.95" By juhovh once you enter the client. Click on the "Menu" under the right side of the client. You will see 4 options there. Profiles, Advanced, HTTP Config, and Connect . Click the "Profiles" and you can set all your IRC nicknames, username, IRC Server, port, and channels. After done, simply click on "Save" and the FIRST step is done.

You can set up your JmIRC setting such as timestamp, use colours, use mIRC colours or etc in the "Advanced" setting. Simply click on the "Save" and the SECOND step is done.

Leave the HTTP Config where the setting will automatically set when you are connected to the client. Now you are done the setting.

3 · JmIRC Commands

Connect to an IRC server

You have already set the IRC Server in the Profiles and what you need to do is just click on the Connect.

Identify to NickServ

/msg IDENTIFY password

(example: /msg identify docsteamrocks)

Identify to ChanServ

/msg IDENTIFY #channel password

(example: /msg identify #love-u babyiloveyouthisssssmuch)

Listing Memos

/msg list

The NickServ, ChanServ, and MemoServ status will pop up when you identify to the Services. You can choose to not close the status because you can type easily when you want to identify or read/send memo's using the services and you dont have to type the "/msg" again but just type identify password, read 1, read 2, del 1, ghost nickname, or etc in the Services status. It's a shortcut :)

Enters the specified channel

Press the "Menu" under the right side of your screen. To join a channel, click on the Join and type the channel you want to join.

JmIRC is different from other IRC client such as mIRC or etc.

/join #channel

is not working for JmIRC Client and it will shows ***Unknown Command

Leaves the specified channel

Press the "Menu" under the right side of your screen. To leave a channel, simply click on the close.

There's an another command that you can use to leave a channel with message.

/part #channel message

(example: /part #docsteam brb)

Performs an action - * YourNick does something

/me action to perform

(example: /me tickles fredfred)

Send ctcp to a channel or person.

/ctcp [channel/nick message]

Kick a specified user

/kick #channel nickname message

(example: /kick #docsteam badass Please change your nick!)

There's an another way for you to do the kicking. Press the "Menu" under the right side of your screen.

Click on names and there will be a list of the users in the channel. Click on the nickname and click on kick but it might hard if the channel has hundred of users. You dont wanna search the name one by one :)

Send a message

/msg nickname message

(example: /msg Zappu Hello dude.)

Quit with message

/quit message

(example: /quit do not argue with fools.)

Change a channel topic

/topic new topic

(example: /topic Welcome to #docsteam)

Make sure you are in the channel that you want to change the topic.

/topic #channel new topic

is not working for JmIRC and will shows ***unknown command

Whois a nickname

/whois nickname

(example: /whois FakeID)

JmIRC client only shows Nickname, username, IP address, server name, idle timer in the /whois list.

4 · Keyboard Options

0 and 8 - Scroll the backbuffer up or down one row.

4 and 6 - Go to the next status/window.

1 and 7 - Scroll the backbuffer to home or end.

3 and 9 - Scroll the backbuffer up or down one page.

* - A shortcut to message writting.

0 - A shortcut to favourite messages menu.

# - Enables or disables the status line on-the-fly.

5 and # - Pressing 5 and # consecutively within one second enables or disables the keylock.

5 · Help

If you need help about JmIRC or other IRC client during connected to DALnet, feel free to join our official help channel #IRChelp, #DALnethelp, and #Help or some other help channel such as #mIRChelp, #new2irc, #newbiehelp, #ircnewbies where question answered with a smile :)

6 · Conclusion

It's fun if we discovered something that we never use it before or we dont know how to use it. JmIRC is almost the same with mIRC and other IRC client but just some different kind of commands, typings, small screen, small keyboard. But it could be fun as the other IRC client too if we discovered how to use it. The DALnet Documentation Team provides you this JmIRC documents and hope that it will help you and guide you to the next step. Happy OnlineING :) Visit for more information.