You have now installed the "ICQ" and crave online communication with friends. But first you need to register in the system and log in with your username and password. How can I register in ICQ? Read up on the country of the Soviets!

To register in ICQ you can in two ways — through the programme itself and via the official website. To register in ICQ through the client itself, you need to run the program, double-clicking the left mouse button on the program icon in the form of a flower on the desktop. The login window opens. You need to enter your ICQ number (universal identification number, UIN) and password. If you have not registered yet, then naturally you do not have either. Therefore, you need to click on the link "Newbie? Sign up ».

Opensthe registration window. in which you will need to enter your personal information. To successfully register in ICQ, you need to fill absolutely all fields. First enter your name and surname. Do not be afraid to "light up" - no one will compare the name and surname you entered with real passport data. You can use a pseudonym. The length of the first and last name is limited to 20 characters.

Then select your floor. Then enter the email address that will be assigned to your account ICQ. In the future it can be used for authorization instead of UIN, if you suddenly forget your number "ICQ". In addition, using e-mail you will be able, if necessary, recover forgotten password. And your friends can find you in ICQ at your e-mail address.

Then enter the password to enter the program. It needs to be complicated enough that nobody could hack your account and send your name spam. How to choose a sufficiently strong password, we wrote in our article on Internet security. But the system will not allow you to choose too simple password. ICQ has the following password requirements :

  • it should consist of 6-8 characters
  • it should be large and small letters and digits
  • it must not match your name, surname or nickname.

You will then be asked to enter the password again to confirm password and avoid errors when typing it. Enter the password, select the birth date — day, month and year. After that, you will need to enter the figures drawn in the picture — the so-called captcha. This is necessary in order to confirm that you are not a robot, but a person. If you can not view the numbers, click the Refresh link to the right of the picture.

Putting all personal data, click on the OK button. A window opens offering you confirm my account. A confirmation letter has been sent to the email address given to you for registration. Now you need to go into the mailbox and read this letter - you can from your browser, or you can just click on the link in the registration window.

The email will contain a link which you must click to confirm registration. Click it. Registration is completed! Now you can log in to ICQ using your email address and password. Below to know the UIN assigned to you by the system. click on the "Menu" button and select "Profile". Your personal profile will open, in addition to other information, your ICQ number will be indicated. In the future, you can use for authorization in the system instead of e-mail and give to friends so that it's easier for them to find you in ICQ.

To register in ICQ through the official website. go to it (website address - icq.com) and click on the link "Registration in ICQ" in the upper right corner of the site. The registration window opens. Then the registration procedure is completely identical to the registration through the client.