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The official Android app for

Chat on IRC from anywhere, and never miss a message.

  • All your chats and logs are stored in the cloud. Access them on the go
  • Push notifications on highlights and PMs
  • Fully syncs with on the web
  • Works on phones and tablets

Join our #feedback channel on for feedback and suggestions so we can improve the app. You can also email us on or find us on Twitter @irccloud.

IRCCloud for Android is available on Google Play.





  • Make sure you've installed the Android 11.0 SDK and upgraded to the latest version of Android Studio
  • Make sure you've updated all support repository and Google Play Services repository packages in the Android SDK manager
  • Check out android-websockets and the IRCCloud Android project from github
  • Open Android studio and select the IRCCloud Android build.gradle file
  • Click Run button for the 'irccloud-android' configuration to automatically deploy the apk to your device

The app can also be built using Gradle from the command-line using the build.gradle file located in the IRCCloud Android project by typing "./gradlew :assembleDebug"

You must uninstall the Play Store version of the app first before installing a debug version, as the signing keys will not match.


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