Register for an IRC channel

Loin to IRC server with a unique NICKNAME then you get a message like this :

#android-dev Cannot join channel (+r) – you need to be identified with services

Run the following command, enter a strong password and your primary email id :

/msg NickServ REGISTER yourircpassword youraddress@email.com

you will get output like this :

*NickServ* REGISTER yourircpassword youraddress@email.com
NickServ- An email containing nickname activation instructions has been sent to youraddress@email.com.
NickServ- If you do not complete registration within one day, your nickname will expire.
NickServ- NICKNAME is now registered to youraddress@email.com, with the password wer.ck!.
NickServ-

NickServ- For frequently-asked questions about the network, please see the NickServ- FAQ page (http://freenode.net/faq.shtml). Should you need more NickServ- help you can /join #freenode to find network staff.

Goto your inbox and you will find instruction like this :
/msg NickServ VERIFY REGISTER NICKNAME SECRETKEY

execute this command to verify your nickname.

To keep your email address private, rather than displaying it publicly, mark it as hidden (which is done by default for new accounts):
/msg NickServ SET HIDEMAIL ON

Join a channel using this command :
/join android-dev

To Mention a user in chat do this :
Type a few characters of his NickName then press TAB Key.

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