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How To Chat With Friends

Besides connecting you to great games, Origin also keeps you connected with your friends. One way to stay connected is with Origin chat. Have some downtime between game sessions? Pass the time by catching up on the latest news and exchange tips in either a one-on-one or a group chat.

Here's a quick walkthrough to help you get chatting with your friends:

  1. Open Origin and log into your Origin Account
  2. Pull up your Friends List in one of two ways:
  3. Right click on any online friend in your Friends List, and choose either Chat or Start Group Chat. If you just want to talk to this one friend, you're good (you can also simply double-click on a friend to start a regular chat)! For Group Chat, follow the additional steps below: