Tutorial: Connecting to a TeamSpeak 2 Server
In order to speak with your friends or colleagues you need to connect to a server. There are three simple ways to do this:

Using the "Quick Connect" form:
  • Open the menu "Connection" and press "Quick Connect".
  • Fill out the required fields and press "Connect". Besides the "Server Address" field, where you should enter an IP address or a FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name), all other fields on this form are optional.
  • After that hit the "Connect" button at the bottom.
Using the client's addressbook:
  • Open the menu "Connection" and press "Connect".
  • Your local addressbook is still empty but we are going to add a server here. Press your right mouse button in the white left section and click on "Add server". You can name the server anything you like. After that, the "Label" shows your previous chosen name.
  • Now fill in the server address in the specified field, this may either be an IP address or a FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name). The port of the server usually doesn't need to be filled in. However if the server host is running multiple servers you can specify the port where it needs to connect to behind the server address (i.e. voice.teamspeak.org:8767).
  • After that you can choose a nick in "Nickname". You are obligated to fill one in unless you checked the "Allow server to assign nickname" box in which case you will get a name like "Guest1".
  • If the server is password protected you need to fill the appropriate one in at the "Password" field. If you are bugged by time-outs (unwanted disconnects from the server) check the "Auto-reconnect" box.
  • If you have registered with the server before you can optionally fill in your username and password. Do not fill in anything if you haven't registered with the server before! Remember to check "Registered" and fill in some nickname!
  • You may even fill in your favorite channel or sub-channel you wish to connect to.
  • After that hit the "Connect" button at the bottom. If all went well you are now connected to the server. You should see your name with a green light next to it.
Using the Web Server List:
  • Open the menu "Connection" and press "Connect".
  • The Connect to server has tab called "Web Server List". You should receive a list of servers from our master server by clicking this tab.
  • If you want to connect to one of those server just highlight the server of your choice by clicking on it and then press the "Connect" button below in the window.
You can easily add a server to your addressbook by highlighting the server and click on the "Copy to local Addressbook" button.


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