I added Google Account in "Online accounts". but chat is not working in empathy. I did all sorts of authorization.
all the time its showing connecting and some times asks me to reconnect or edit account settings
I started to use emapthy after using pidgin for fews days, which worked before and stopped with same problem of connecting.
NOTE: i am not using any proxy and my internet is working fine. in google account setting i set "access to less secure apps" to enable. I also tried removing account and signing again. I also tried few solutions from internet but with no success.


Well, the problem is with the protocols used by Google. As a workaround use Google's Hangouts, that will work all the time without problems. Download it from here: http://www.google.com/hangouts/


I finally realised that the problem was due to internet filtering by my college administration using forti guard


Empathy plugin is comming, at time the state is only single chat works.

check out : https://github.com/tiagosh/telepathy-hanging

  • You also need to build the lib that it depends on. – Ken Sharp Dec 4 '15 at 11:03

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