Fring: VoIP for the iPhone–Skype, MSN, Gtalk, etc!

Hey folks, we have the app you’ve been waiting for! It’s a free VoIP application for the iPhone and it’s called Fring. It will enable your jailbreaked iPhone to “Skype®, MSN®, Google Talk™, ICQ, Twitter, Yahoo!™ & AIM® buddies mobile on your iPhone, allowing you to make free calls over WiFi & enjoy rich, IM-style chat with them using internet connection”…now that is awesome!

How to Install Fring on your Jailbreaked iPhone (read up here for more info)

Step 1: Launch Installer. Go to Sources. Click Edit. Click Add. Enter this source URL:

Step 2: Refresh Sources. Go to the Install tab. Choose “fring” and install the app! Here are some screenshots courtesy of fring blog:

Check out the following video from our folks at fring:

I’ve installed fring and have successfully hooked up MSN and Skype. Here are some of my “tips”. When adding my Skype credentials to Communities, it was hanging for a long time. Eventually my “auto lock” shut the screen off and cancelled the login. So I set it to 5 mins and after 2-3 mins it finally logged in. After that, I tried the SkypeOut via the Dialer and it worked like a charm! Just remember to add “+1” before the area code and number when dialing (thanks JP!). MSN calls worked flawlessly. This app rocks the house!!!

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