How to Use a Freenode-Registered Nickname on matrix.org
As described here: If you have a Freenode-registered nickname and want to use it from Matrix, you can do it like this:
- Leave with your nick on IRC
- On Matrix, open a new chat (Usually a “+” symbol)
@appservice-irc:matrix.orgto the new chat
- A request for new chat with NickServ will pop up
- Accept it and identify yourself with your Freenode password (
Voila, you'll be using your Freenode-registered nick through Matrix, being able to use multiple devices simultaneously with shared history and all!