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    Details: Beem

    market download Beem
    *If you have installation error, you may have to reboot your device to be able to install Beem again.*

    The goal of Beem is to provide a full featured and easy to use Jabber (XMPP) client on Android. Beem is free and contains no ads.

    * Compatible with any standard XMPP server
    * SASL support
    * Proxy support : SOCKS4 SOCKS5 HTTP
    * Support of DNS SRV
    * Support of User Avatar
    * Support of OTR
    * Support of Certificate validation for XMPP over TLS

    Why BEEM needs those crazy permissions ??

    Here is a list of the different permissions used by BEEM
    android.permission.INTERNET : to access the internet connection
    android.permission.VIBRATE : to set vibrate on Beem? notifications
    android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE : to stock the avatar datas on the SDCARD
    android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE to read the stocked avatar datas on the SDCARD
    android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE : to check the connectivity status
    com.beem.project.beem.BEEM_SERVICE : Custom permission which will be used to allow other applications to use the Beem service
    android.permission.GET_ACCOUNTS As the 0.1.8 release, this is needed to be able to log you in Google Talk by using you device Google accounts
    android.permission.USE_CREDENTIALS As the 0.1.8 release, this is needed to be able to log you in Google Talk by using you device Google accounts

    All our code is open source and licensed under the GNU General Public License 3 and any later version. This means you can get Beem's code and modify it to suit your needs, as long as you publish the changes you make for everyone to benefit from as well.

    Beem is built and maintained by community volunteers. If you enjoy using it and would like to give back to the community, visit the website.Software development experience is not required.

    Visit the website for more informations and to give us more feedback :

    Recent changes:
    Release of Beem 0.1.8

    Fix a lot of bugs :
    Notification settings inconsistencies
    on small screen devices, onscreen keyboard covers input field
    unable to create JID in-band
    Can not add buddy
    Cannot authenticate to
    cann't create new account in STRICTMODE
    and more

    Add features :
    Colored Beem-Icon according to status
    Option to list full JID in roster
    Rework the CreateAccount activity
    Add support for SCRAM-SHA-1 SASL Mechanism
    Log in with your Google account

    Content rating: Everyone

    Author: The Beem Project
    Version: 0.1.8
    Market link: com.beem.project.beem
    Web site:

    Source code:
    Code license:
    Market downloads: 10,000-50,000
    Market rating: 3.7 / 5.0
    Category: Top:/Applications/Communication

    Added: 2010-10-29
    Updated: 2013-03-15
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