InstaViewer Brings Instagram Feeds to QQ International

Do you need to browse your Instagram photo feed while chatting on QQ International? Then the InstaViewer app is your choice. At the moment this feature is not available on QQ International for smartphones.

InstaViewer comes bundled with QQ International v1.5 and above. If you have an older version, you can go to App Box and look for it in “Pre-installed” category or simply type in the search box. In any case it’s better if you download the latest version of QQ International from our site.

You can run InstaViewer from the ‘My Apps’ tab on the main panel.

Its interface is quite simple to understand and use. First off you need to  click on “Login” and connect your Instagram account to QQ International. Your photos will appear under “My photos” and your friends’ photos will be in the “Feed” tab.

The first tab “Popular” pulls random popular photo feed from Instagram. The second tab “Feed” is the photo feed from people you follow. The third tab “My photos” contains all the photos you have shared on Instagram.

You can then click on the thumbnails to enlarge and view any photo you like!



What is Post Wall?

Post Wall offers you a public space to introduce yourself to fellow QQ International users. If you like someone’s post, give out a flower to befriend the person and share the love! Right now this feature is only available on QQ International for Windows, which you can download from our official website.

Remember that the more flowers you give or receive, the more “flower levels” you gain!

Find Post Wall in the App Box or from the Toolbar on the Main Menu.

To introduce yourself on Post Wall, click on the post icon and then write something about yourself in 140 characters. You will receive one flower for each post you write on Post Wall.

All of your posts will be displayed under “Latest” tab. You can scroll next and previous to view all posts that are shared with fellow QQi users.

In Post Wall, you can check “Rankings” tab to view the most popular QQi users who received the highest number of flowers from fellow QQi users.

To view the fellow QQi users who gave you flowers, click on the “Flower Givers” tab. Please be patient when you view this tab, the system updates itself in every 10 minutes.

To view the fellow QQi users who received flowers from you, click on the “Flower Receivers” tab.

Basic Rules of Post Wall are:

  • You will receive one flower everyday when you visit Post Wall
  • You can write up to 5 posts a day and you will receive one flower for each of your posts
  • Before sending a friend request to someone on Post Wall, you need to give one flower to him/her
  • There is no limitation of sending flowers as long as you do not send 2 flowers to the same person in the same day. Everyday you can give only one flower to each QQi user, but you can give out to as many users as you wish
  • We reserve the rights to remove any inappropriate posts

With the popularity of Post Wall, our active members have accumulated so many flowers that we thought it was time to introduce a Flower Level system.

When you hover on the flower level icon, you can see how many flowers each user has and the progress to the next level.

LV 1: 0 ~ 599
LV 2: 600 ~ 1799
LV 3: 1,800 ~ 3,599
LV 4: 3,600 ~ 5,999
LV 5: 6,000 ~ 10,799
LV 6: 10,800 ~ 32,399
LV 7: 32,400 ~ 129,599
LV 8: 129,600 ~



How to Start a Video Call on Windows?

Starting a video call takes a simple click on the video icon as below while you’re having a regular chat with a friend. The video call begins as soon as your contact accepts your invitation.

You can also arrange a group video call with up to 20 people. This feature lets you chat with many friends at once: just invite others to join an on-going video call.

To send a group video chat invitation you need to click “Group Video Chat Invite” as below. Then, enter the names of the contacts that you want to add or remove to your group video chat.

When your contacts accept your invitation you will start your group video call.

To end your video call click the “End” button on chat window.

Others in the group chat will receive a message saying that you’ve left the conversation. If you want to rejoin, you’ll need to be invited back by a contact who’s still in the group chat. The group chat will continue until all participants have left.


How to Setup an Auto Reply Message?

When you are away from your keyboard or don’t want to be bothered by your contacts youcan always use an automatic reply message.

You can set up auto-reply when your status is  “Away”, “Busy” or “Mute”. Choose from 3 default messages or write your own auto-reply messages.

Access the Settings from the main panel:

Then go to General and Status, as below. Click on “Set Auto-reply” to customize your messages.


How to Download and Install QQ International on My Device?

The best way to get QQ International on your device is to visit our official website and download the latest version.

Choose your preferred version and you’ll find the corresponding link whether you want to get QQ International for Android, iOS/iPhone, Web, Windows or Mac.

You get the best experience if you download the “full set” and install QQ International on your computer and mobile device. In fact QQ International offers very powerful tools to share your content and files across different platforms.

When you are downloading from our own website or external services such as Google Play or Appstore, please mind that the download time may vary depending on your connection speed and settings. Likewise the duration of the installation process depends on your device.

After you have successfully installed QQ International on your device you may need to create a new account before using it. We also urge you to setup QQ account protection to enhance your online safety.



How To Translate Your Chats with QQ International

QQ International lets you overcome linguistic barriers and comes with a live chat translator. It’s a great way to connect with people from all over the world and make new friends without necessarily being a linguist!

The chat translator is available on Windows, Android, and iPhone/iOS.

QQ International for iPhone/iOS and Android

Instantly translate your incoming chats in QQ International for Android or iPhone/iOS by tapping on any incoming message. Please notice that the performance of this function may vary according to your network settings.

If you want to change the destination language you can do so via Settings -> Translator as below:


QQ International for Windows

Start a conversation with a contact and inside the chat window you’ll find the “Translate” button at the bottom left corner.

How to Translate Incoming Messages

To translate incoming message you simply need to highlight the text and click on the icon. The selected text will be automatically translated according to your settings (which you can change at any time – see below for more).

How to Translate Outgoing Messages

Write up your chat as you would normally do… and click on “Translate” to send it. Once sent, your message will be automatically translated according to your options. That’s it!

For each chat window, QQ International will remember what language you used last time. To save time, we recommend you to use the hotkey ALT+E to translate your messages instead of clicking on the “Translate” button.

Translator Settings

Make sure you’ve customized your translator settings before using it. Click on the  “Translator” button, then click on the “Translator Settings” button as below.

The Translator Settings interface:

  • Add or delete destination language(s) for your translated chats
  • Select whether to send the original chat in addition to its translation
  • Automatically translate all messages you send out
    (by default, after clicking “Translate” you need to click“Send” to send the translated message to your contact)
  • Hide or display the translate button in your chat windows

Once you customize your translator settings, click OK to save.



How to Find New Friends on QQ International for Windows?

Making new friends on QQ International for Windows is very easy. You have many

Step1:  Click on “Find Friends” from the QQ International main panel.

Step2: Search our directory by Age/Gender/Location/Horoscope/Blood type/Hometown to make new friends. You can specify whether you’d like to find someone who’s online, has webcam or has enabled temporary chat.

To add a new friend, hover over and click on ‘+’.

Step 3: Alternatively, you can make new friends who share the same interests and backgrounds with you by joining QQi Groups.

Choose one of the categories and select the QQi Group that you would like to join.

To join a group, hover over and click ‘+’.