Connecting with IceChat
IceChat v9 is an open-source IRC client for Windows.
- At the bottom-left corner, click
- Fill in the details:
Server: your bouncer server address (it should look like
network-bnc, where network is the network you want to connect to. For example, if you want to connect to
ircnow, fill in
Server Port: 31337
Nick: the bouncer username you registered
Connect with SSL/TLS
username/network:password. For example, if your username is
john, the network you want to connect to is
ircnow, and your password is
abcde12345, fill in
NOTE: Some users report issues connecting with SSL. To connect without SSL, set
Server portto 1337 and uncheck
Connect with SSL/TLS.
- Click on the
Extra Settingstab. Check
Connect on startup.
- If you see a message saying ZNC is not yet connected, type
/znc connect-- wait a few minutes to connect.