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It used to be possible to log in to ICQ accounts with iChat by using your ICQ login info as an AIM account. However, that functionality seems to have been removed - if memory serves, with the introduction of Lion.

Is there any way to use ICQ with Messages under Mountain Lion?

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Setting Server to login.icq.com and Port to 5190, unchecking SSL in Server Settings tab should help.

Add:

Enter only the first eight characters of your password, leaving off any extras. This consistently worked for me. I use OSX 10.9 Mavericks and Messages.

Some have had results leaving the last character off their password.

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This used to work, but it doesn't seem to anymore under Lion. :( –  LessPop_MoreFizz Jun 21 '12 at 16:03
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Maybe try a 3rd party app like Adium? –  Justsomeguy Nov 27 '12 at 22:58
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I've got it working under Yosemite. :-D Thanks for the settings! –  Chris Jester-Young Aug 23 at 2:15
    
Thanks for update on this! –  iskra Dec 10 at 2:55

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