Mxit: How to Download and Use Mxit on Mobile Phones


Mxit is a free instant messaging software application that allows you to chat with friends on mobile phone and laptops and share files and photos. Mxit runs on multiple mobile and computing platforms. It is created in such a way that along with its own standard protocol, it can connect to Yahoo messenger, ICQ, Google Talk, Facebook, AIM, or Windows Live Messenger contacts allowing you to interact with your friends on any of those platforms of on the Mxit  platform itself with millions of people.

Mxit was first released as a mobile phone Instant Messaging client and the application supports quite a number of mobile phone manufacturers hence are available on a variety of phones. Mxit requires Java application and internet connectivity via CSD, GPRS, 3G or wifi in order to run. customized versions of Mxit have also been released for the Apple iPhone (via the iTunes App Store), Android, BlackBerry OS and Windows Mobile devices.


Part of what makes Mxit great is that it features some of the standard functions seen in a modern instant messaging client, such as a contact list, file transfers and integrated photo sharing system that utilizes a cellphone’s built-in camera. Profile photos, tabbed conversations and message formatting are also supported.

While using Mxit, you can add contacts by simply entering their mobile phone number or a username and as a user, you are able to change your availability and mood in the menu on the client. You can equally make use of a common chat room and show more expressions by using emoticons.

How to Download and Use Mxit For Blackberry Phones

Download and install the latest version of Mxit by following the steps below using your Blackberry phone browser.

Download Mxit to your BlackBerry now.

  • Go to in your phone’s web browser.
  • Click ‘Download Mxit’ and your download should start.
  • Once done, click on the downloaded Mxit icon.
  • Follow the prompts to register and start chatting.

How to Download and Use Mxit on Android Phones

Download Mxit to your Android phone now.
1. Go to in your phone’s browser.
2. Search for Mxit and download the application.
3. Click on the app and get started.

How to Download and Use Mxit on iphone

Note that Mxit is also compatible with the iPod Touch and iPad.

Download Mxit for your iPhone now.
1. Download Mxit from the iTunes store via your computer or iPhone
2. Go to Mxit GPRS page to get GPRS settings for your phone.

How to Download and Use Mxit For Windows Phone

With Windows Phone, you can enjoy a unique Mxit navigation specifically tailored to suit it.

Download the latest version of Mxit on your Windows Phone phone now.
1. Go to in your phone browser.
2. Search for Mxit and download the application.
3. Find where Mxit was downloaded to and click on it.