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  1. Return the original functionality of AIM, with the new features of the recent update.

    Allow us to have the original functions of the previous AIM with the new features planned for the recent update, like: use of Lifestream, interaction with status updates and links posted in either the status updates and Lifestream, buddy groups, preference and privacy settings, reliable social account linking, interface skins, and a reliable way to know whether people are away/busy, mobile, or simply online. It would be much appreciated from many and would counter a lot of the issues faithful AOL/AIM users had encountered.

    423 votes
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      5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Commenting on statuses

      I would like to comment on friends status like on the original aim!

      247 votes
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      • Have an option too have the old aim.

        On your website you have an option too have the old windows aim, and ipad. There should be an option for the old aim app for the ipod/iphone.

        159 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 137 votes
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          • GO BACK TO THE OLD AIM!!!

            I really liked the old AIM I liked how you could see lifestreams without having to press on their name then press on view user details and I liked how you could comment on lifestreams or heart it GO BACK TO THE OLD WHITE AIM!!!!!

            82 votes
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            • To change the people who are mobile.

              You just need to change it where you can see who's mobile. At least give the mobile screen names a little blue circle. And change it to green when then come online. It's sorta a pain in the ass that you can't fucking see who the fuck is really online and who's not. >.< and add something where you can see and comment on people's life streams. Like I loved that on the old aim. This is bullshit that you can only see their status and not able to comment it. Other than those two issues the app is ...alright.

              74 votes
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              • Add voice/video calls just like AIM Desktop

                I'm not sure if there are any legal implications to do this but it would be so cool if you could have AIM mobile be able to make voice/video calls just like on AIM Desktop. I'm sure the cell carriers wouldn't like that becuase you're using the data to get around using minutes but you could just have a bandwidth limiter or something. Maybe something where users can specify how much bandwith to use before cutting off or warning them. And if you're thinking why someone wouldn't just call the person with the regular phone, well some of us don't…

                73 votes
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                • Get the original AIM sounds back

                  Back when AIM was on the computer and everytime you received an IM, there would be thy specific sound. The originally sound.
                  I want that.

                  64 votes
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                    17 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    under review  ·  AdamAdam responded

                    There’s been some fierce debate on what sounds to include…hope to share more in an update soon.

                  • 57 votes
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                    • Move the friggin SEND button!

                      Please for the love of god will you move the "Send" button to a place where every other sentence it doesn't accidentally get hit? It's right next to the M and backspace buttons. Move it to the right of the text input field like almost EVERY other text input form on the iPhone has! How has nobody complained about this before? I'm seriously about to stop using it for that reason.

                      53 votes
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                        7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        under review  ·  AdamAdam responded

                        Hi TJ,

                        We are looking into moving it to where the SMS’ “Send” button is, but we want to ensure that this doesn’t cause too many issues for users who are used to the current placement.

                        We’ll let you know when we have any updates to share.

                        Thanks!

                      • Make the experience more customizable

                        Be able to change colors, permanent off the record, display name option, etc.

                        50 votes
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                        • Fix the bug that is making it so I can't see half my words!

                          Recently, I've been unable to read people's messages, because after like the third word, it just gets cut off and I can't see it, and they can't see half of my message either. I would really appreciate this being fixed, so I can actually have conversations without sending one word at a time. Thanks.

                          48 votes
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                          • Silence push notifications when signed on from my computer.

                            Simply, when I am logged onto the new AIM from my computer I don't want my phone to be blowing up with notifications, so notifications should be silenced (unless it is not active chatter).

                            48 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              AdamAdam responded

                              Thanks for this feedback – we’re continuing to work on how we balance notifying users at the right time and place.

                            • 30 votes
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                              • stop saving passwords .. Give option

                                Like when I sign out I want it tu ask for my password .. Like what if someone take my phone .. Then they just press sign in and now have all control over my account .. At least give option of auto save password ..

                                29 votes
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                                • change the social notifications area to lifestream.

                                  Or at least give users the option to switch back and forth from social notifications to lifestream via mobile AIM. I don't use Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, but I LOVED lifestream. It set AIM apart from other messengers.

                                  28 votes
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                                  • Put aim back how it used to be!!

                                    To be able to view lifestream and to comment and like someone else's status.

                                    25 votes
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                                    • 23 votes
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                                      • 21 votes
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                                        • AIM 7.5/mobile idle bug

                                          While logged into AIM 7.5 for PC and then signing in and *out* of the new AIM mobile, AIM 7.5 loses the ability show me idle. I have usually sign out of both clients and log back into only AIM 7.5 for the idle feature to begin working.

                                          19 votes
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