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: http://fring.com/iphone.xml
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!!!