AndChat is a free multiserver IRC application for the Android mobile platform.


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Developer: Al. R.

Category: Communications

Latest version: 1.2.8

Total versions: 2

Submitted: 31 Jan 2010

Updated: 29 Jul 2010


AndChat is a free, multiserver, IRC-Chat application for the Android mobile platform.


  • Multi-Server support
  • Different charset support
  • Colours (Not mIRC colours, coloured text)
  • Previously typed text scrollback
  • Timestamps
  • Nick Highlight indication
  • Notifications
  • SSL Support
  • User list
  • Encryption to protect access to password protected Servers
  • Works with Irssi proxy, ZNC, Bip, psyBNC, Miau and sBNC (if it works for you with another bnc, lemme know)


AndChat 1.2.8 seem to be the latest available version. Below you can find file(s) assigned to this version:

Description/changelog of AndChat 1.2.8:

Version 1.2.8 (20/02/10):

  • Various minor bug fixes
  • Fixed not being able to join password protected chan after kick
  • Fixed KICK command not being parsed correctly for some servers
  • Fixed being unable to close a tab after being kick
  • Thread issue fixed
  • Customizable notification tone added
  • Added option to disable auto-correction/auto-capitalization
  • When highlighted in channel out of view, arrow pops up to tell you
  • New icons
  • Tweaks to ensure service is killable when no servers connected

Old versions

Below are the earlier versions of AndChat.

AndChat 1.2.7

Description/changelog of AndChat 1.2.7:

New in the version 1.2.7 (20/01/10):
- Fixed crash if preference value is too large
- Bug fixes for nick complete
- Bug fix for when editing a protected server
- Bug fixes for notification settings
- Bug fix for when soft keyboard opens up
- Added support for highlighting multiple nicks/words (Options > Other > Extra nicks)
- Added experimental feature (Others > Other > Experimental) to enable detection of connection changes and reconnect appropriately. NOTE: As a result of this, it has become necessary to add the "ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE" permission.
- You can now choose 'Complete Nick' after long pressing the text input box. (Useful for no keyboard phones or those who don't have search button accessible in different orientations)
- Userlist names sorted alphabetically (only those without status in channel)
- Channel tabs sorted alphabetically
- /m can now be used instead of /msg (/msg still works)
- Tested for compatibility with Android 2.1



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